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Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills

This popular interactive course will deepen your skills as a trainer, improving your approach to planning, developing, delivering and evaluating surgical training.

Taught over two days through a mix of practical sessions and two e-learning components, Training the Trainers will enhance your skills as a surgical educator and prepare you for dealing with some of the common challenges you may encounter as a trainer.

RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you're eligible to join or transfer

To see a list of our current Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills course centres please click here (correct as of May 2020)

 
  • £699.00
  • 2 days
  • 12.00 CPD Points
£699.00
2 days
12.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This course is suitable for: FY1-2; CT1-2; ST3-8, consultants and SAS grades.

This course is designed for anyone involved in the delivery of surgical training, either locally or as a member of faculty on RCS courses.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the stages of learning
  • Recognise both facilitators and barriers to learning
  • Discuss the impact of learning style on teaching and learning
  • Describe and use a four step approach to teaching a practical skill
  • Describe a model of the learning process (Kolb’s learning cycle)
  • Explain the benefits of reflection and identify opportunities to use reflection as a learning tool, plus use a model of reflection to improve your teaching practice
  • Differentiate between different types of assessment
  • Describe and use a model of effective feedback
  • Discuss reasons for, and ways of dealing with, some of the common challenges you might encounter in your work as a trainer



Format

This multi-format course is made up of three parts:

  1.  An e-learning component to complete a month before the face-to-face days
  2.  Two face-to-face days, covering a range of practical exercises, plus informal presentations and group discussions
  3.  An e-learning component to complete a month after the face-to-face days

Additional Information

Course content

You will cover a variety of topics during each component of this course.

Component 1 - e-Learning

This component takes up to 7 hours to complete. It covers:

  • Key educational theory concepts and how these apply to clinical education
  • Short tests to consolidate your knowledge of these concepts
  • Preparation for Component 2 

Component 2 – Two face-to-face days

  • A deeper look at the educational theories underpinning adult learning and how these apply to surgical education
  • One-to-one instruction, varied teaching methods and an introduction to assessment

The participants deliver a one-to-one training session and a seven minute talk. This needs to be prepared in advance.

Component 3 - e-Learning

This component takes up to 4 hours to complete. It covers:

  • Review of your teaching practice and of the feedback you were given
  • How to plan and implement change in your teaching
  • Reflection on the changes in your teaching practice and the impact of these changes

Participants deliver one-to-one training and a seven minute talk. This needs to be prepared in advance.

Take a look at a sample Training the Trainers programme.

Registration closure dates

Please note that registration for this course closes one week before the start of the face-to-face component. This is to ensure you have time to complete the first eLearning component before the face-to-face days.

10% discount on this course for RCS members

Members (not Affiliate), Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London. 

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking. 

Find out more about joining today.

PGCert in Surgery Associated Course

You will be awarded 4 credits toward the Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery upon booking this course. (The inclusion of courses in the PGCert in Surgery is subject to availability)

Booking Options

Approved Regional Courses

Thu
01
Sep
2022
-
Fri
02
Sep
2022
£780
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

01 Sep 2022
-
02 Sep 2022

£780

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780

Course Fees:

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Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location:

Broadgreen Hospital
Thomas Drive
LIVERPOOL
L14 3LB
United Kingdom
chelsea.mcdowell1@liverpoolft.nhs.uk
0151 529 5317

Instructions:

Miss C McDowell, chelsea.mcdowell1@liverpoolft.nhs.uk, 0151 529 5317
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Full price: £780

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Thu
13
Oct
2022
-
Fri
14
Oct
2022
from £702.00 Member
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC)

13 Oct 2022
-
14 Oct 2022

from £702.00 Member

Pricing notes:

Full price: from £702.00 Member

Course Fees:

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Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC)

Location:

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Freeman Hospital
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE7 7DN
United Kingdom
g.capp@nhs.net
0191 2138628

Instructions:

Mrs G Capp, g.capp@nhs.net, 0191 2138628
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Full price: from £702.00 Member

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Mon
06
Mar
2023
-
Tue
07
Mar
2023
£550
Bradford Royal Infirmary

06 Mar 2023
-
07 Mar 2023

£550

Pricing notes:

Full price: £550

Course Fees:

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Bradford Royal Infirmary

Location:

Bradford Royal Infirmary
Duckworth Lane
BRADFORD
BD9 6RJ
United Kingdom
Facilities.Administration@bthft.nhs.uk
01274 382545

Instructions:

Miss L Twivy, Facilities.Administration@bthft.nhs.uk, 01274 382545
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Royal College Of Surgeons Courses

Tue
26
Jul
2022
-
Wed
27
Jul
2022
£699.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

26 Jul 2022
-
27 Jul 2022

£699.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £699.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £629.10

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
education@rcseng.ac.uk
020 7869 6300
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Thu
28
Jul
2022
-
Fri
29
Jul
2022
£699.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

28 Jul 2022
-
29 Jul 2022

£699.00

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
education@rcseng.ac.uk
020 7869 6300
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Thu
11
Aug
2022
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Fri
12
Aug
2022
£699.00
CHELTENHAM, United Kingdom

11 Aug 2022
-
12 Aug 2022

£699.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £699.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £629.10

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CHELTENHAM, United Kingdom

Location:

Cheltenham General Hospital (Sandford Education Centre)
Keynsham Road
CHELTENHAM
GL53 7PX
United Kingdom
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