Online Virtual Trainer Certificate
Are you and your organization prepared to enhance your virtual training?
Live Online (virtual instructor-led) training has become a standard for learning teams all over the world. Virtual classroom technology enables learning and development teams to reach all audiences, at any time of the day, with just a simple internet connection. But let’s face it, learning to engage your audience using this type of technology is an immense challenge. It requires a unique skill set that combines using virtual presentation, facilitation, and design techniques with technical knowledge to skillfully deliver online learning events.
This 3-session, live online certificate helps you to identify, develop, and practice the necessary skills to become savvy virtual trainers. It also addresses what is required to be properly prepared to deliver online, what you need to do adjust your individual beliefs around online learning, and how your organization can begin to make the shifts necessary to support a virtual learning culture.
See 'Technical Needs/Prerequisites' below.
Application Assignments: There will be a required 1-hour assignment following sessions one and two and an optional one following session three.
This course requires use of the Zoom application as a participant on a laptop or computer. Visit the ZOOM website to download the most current version. Follow this link
***Participation via mobile device such as an iPhone or iPad or via a Web interface is NOT advised.
You must know or learn how to do the following things in Zoom prior to the start of the course (please practice in advance using the instructional links provided below.)
You will be asked to complete independent application assignments using this access or using you live training platform.
Although this course is taught using the Zoom platform; participants can practice their course skills on their in-house/preferred platform (e.g. Zoom, WebEx, Teams, Adobe Connect, etc.)
Who Should Attend:
Trainers, presenters, instructional designers and those who desire to build the skills necessary to deliver and support live online or virtual instructor led training and webinars.
In this certificate, you will learn to:
Before the certificate you may download your participant guide containing job aids, examples, platform checklists, and key points to remember for you to use as you design, develop, deliver, and support your live online courses. For example:
Session 1: Submit a 3-minute recording of your virtual classroom platform discoveries and prepare a 1-slide introductory presentation.
Session 2: Prepare and rehearse for your 5-minute guided practice activity to be delivered in session 3. You will receive the slides and the trainer manual.
Session 3: Final, optional independent application project which you may complete on your own.
During this certificate, you will participate in the following 3 sessions:Session 1: Virtual Platform Technical Skills
Session 1: Monday, April 17, 2023
Session 2: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Session 3: Friday, April 21, 2023
Session 1: Monday, October 2, 2023
Session 2: Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Session 3: Friday, October 6, 2023
This course is comprised of three (3) live online sessions. Each session is 2 hours in length.
All sessions start at 10:00 am Eastern Time (New York time). Here is the time of the sessions listed in various time zones:
IMPORTANT - You'll participate in online and collaborative activities in a number of ways, each designed to provide a unique means to interact and learn from experts and colleagues. All course delivery software operates at Internet connection speeds of 56.6 kbps or better, on PC, Mac and Unix platforms. Courses will use teleconferencing or VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol.) The login instructions emailed to you approximately one week prior to the start of the course will outline platform use as well as any headset requirements or suggestions. Each registrant must provide their own laptop or desktop computer and other equipment (such as a headset, if noted in your login instructions) in order to fully and successfully participate in the course. Please test your login information a minimum of 48 hours in advance on your course start date on the computer you will be using for the course.
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This program has been approved for a maximum of 6 points.
After successfully completing your certificate program, you will receive a professionally produced Certificate of Completion and an eBadge. eBadges are transforming how your hard-earned achievements are recognized, shared and rewarded. You can showcase eBadges in your email signature or on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.