About this course

The Trainer Development Course is an in-service course for experienced teachers who want to make the transition from teacher to trainer, as well as experienced teacher trainers, who can attend it as a refresher course. 

What does the course consist of?

The course comprises seven workshops. The introductory workshop focuses on teaching and training roles, and transferable skills. Subsequent workshops explore learning styles, motivation, feedback, materials evaluation, and practical delivery issues. The activities include group discussion, analysis, presentations, questionnaires and games. Activities can be adapted for participants to use both in teaching and teacher training contexts.

  • Workshop themes
  • Teaching & training roles
  • Learning styles
  • Motivation
  • Impact of feedback
  • Factors of effective workshops
  • Materials evaluation
  • Issues & challenges in delivering training
  • Preparation and presentation of training activities


More Information

 What are the benefits of the British Council Trainer Development course?

  • You will be trained by very experienced teacher trainers 
  •  You will get feedback on the planning and delivery of an effective and engaging training session
  • You will get a certificate of attendance from the British Council

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify skills which are transferable from teaching to training
  • identify and describe learning styles
  • relate learning styles to activity types and tasks
  • define motivation and relate it to training contexts
  • relate teacher levels of experience to issues and challenges in delivering training
  • analyse problems and provide solutions to enable effective presentation of input and activities
  • provide constructive feedback to trainees
  • evaluate training materials for trainees of different experiential levels
  • establish a checklist of evaluation criteria
  • express valid, measurable learning outcomes
  • deliver a teacher training activity to peers
  • provide constructive feedback to fellow participants on micro-training activities
  • create and deliver motivating and effective workshops

How to Apply

How to apply?

Am I eligible to apply?

You will take the British Council Placement Test. We accept a good B2 level of English on the Common European Framework. 

How do I apply? 

Visit our website

-Download the application form and fill it 

-Come to the British Council to submit the application and do a placement test



Course dates and fees:

The workshops will run from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm every day except Friday and Saturday. 

The total duration of the course for a group of 10 trainees is approximately 45 hours (35 hours of workshops and training preparation activities and about 10 hours of  trainees’ presentations including feedback and  discussion). Depending on the size of the group, the duration of the course may vary.

 Course dates:

13 August- 24 August 2017

Course fees: