Train the Trainer Online Course with VR - VirtualSpeech

Train the Trainer

Learn strategies and techniques for delivering high-quality workplace training that leads to better learner outcomes.

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Deliver high quality workplace training

Before you can start training others, you must develop the knowledge and skills needed to convey information in a compelling manner. In this immersive course, you’ll learn how to effectively train people in a professional environment.

Learn with tutorial videos, practice in virtual reality, improve your skills

Throughout this course, you’ll learn how to create and deliver successful training sessions for audiences of any size. You will develop your communication skills and give memorable training sessions, whether you are coaching the whole office or smaller teams.

After learning the fundamentals, you’ll have a chance to practice what you’ve learnt in realistic virtual scenarios.

Online learning, done differently

We combine online classes with VR for a unique learning approach. At certain points throughout the course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learnt in VR.

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Learn with tutorial classes

You’ll complete a series of videos, quizzes, slideshows and case studies through our online platform - available to access at any time.


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Practice in realistic VR

Practice what you learn with VR scenarios specific to this course. Delivering effective training is just like any other skill - you need to practice to improve.

Why take a VirtualSpeech course?

Reduce nerves through practice

Practice as often as you like in our realistic virtual simulations, ensuring you’re confident for any future public speaking events.

Be more prepared for trainings

Features in our VR app ensure you’ll be better prepared, including loading in your own slides to the virtual room and voice analysis.

Structure messages that inspire your audience

Practice delivering your message a number of ways in our VR rooms and learn which inspires the audience more.

Learn through experience with VR

Skills improve the more you practice them. With VR, you can practice in a safe space at your own pace, as often as you need to.

Speak clearly with our voice analysis

Using the latest voice analysis technology, we can pick up hesitation words, pace of voice and more, to ensure you’re speaking clearly.

Keep your audience engaged with your content

Learn how to interact and engage with your trainees so that they stay engaged with the content for a positive learning outcome.

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Course curriculum


  • Course guide and resources
  • Welcome
  • VR and the VirtualSpeech app
  • VR training: Testing your current training ability
  • Benefits of being an effective trainer
  • Giving training can be discomforting
  • Activity: Creating a learning environment
  • Our ideas for creating a learning environment
  • Different learning styles for adult learners
  • Adult learning
  • Teaching strategies for the different learning styles
  • Use of visual aids and materials
  • Planning a training session
  • Activity: Planning a training session
  • Session timings
  • Activities during the training
  • Other things to plan
  • Quiz: Review of this section
  • Before the training starts
  • Introducing yourself and the course
  • Case study: Critique this introduction
  • Course layout
  • Role play: Plan and write your introduction
  • VR training: Present your introduction
  • Checklist for before and after a presentation
  • 10 simple rules for good communication
  • Ethos, Pathos, Logos: 3 pillars of persuasion
  • Storytelling for trainers: Craft stories that matter
  • Why and how to bring statistics into your speech
  • Ways you annoy your audience when presenting
  • Pace
  • Average speaking rate and words per minute
  • Using pauses in your presentation
  • Volume
  • Content
  • Case study: Good and bad use of voice
  • Using your vocal toolbox
  • VR training: Explaining a topic
  • Importance of body language
  • Feet and stance
  • Facial expression
  • Importance of eye contact
  • Perceiving body language
  • Delivering confident body language?
  • Quiz: Review of this section
  • Different kinds of questions
  • Dealing with responses
  • Answering questions
  • Guide for handling questions after a presentation
  • HVR training: Answering questions
  • Dealing with slow learners
  • Difficult participants
  • Ending the session
  • After the session
  • Further actions

Your instructor

Rasool Somji course author

Rasool Somji

Rasool studied Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, before starting his career in software development. He now works as a trainer, primarily targeting middle and upper management, focusing on modern computing technologies, including AI, cyber security and blockchain.

VR Training: Unique VR content for this course

Practice your training skills with the leading VR app, downloaded by over 150,000 users. At key points during the online part of the course, you'll be prompted to practice what you've learnt in one of the following VR training scenarios.

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Testing your current training ability

The first VR scenario gets you delivering a training session straight away. This will help you identify areas of your delivery that need improving. Record your presentation and review it afterwards.

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Introducing yourself and the topic

The introduction is important for capturing your audience’s attention. In this virtual scenario, you’ll practice delivering a short introduction of yourself and the topic you are teaching.

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Asking and answering questions

Practice active listening, questioning techniques and building rapport with your audience. Learn the fundamentals of interacting with your audience and how to answer tough questions.

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Explaining a topic or concept

Learn how to keep individuals engaged in your training sessions, even when explaining complex topics. You’ll practice storytelling and different presentation techniques.

Improve faster with our VR features

Our VR app is full of useful features to help you grow your skills.

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Presentation slides

Personalise your experience by adding your own slides into the virtual rooms.

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Voice analysis

Receive instant feedback on your speech using the latest voice analysis technology.

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Audience distractions

Learn to deal with audience noises, mobile phones ringing and stage lighting.


See our App Guide for more information on features and environments within our VR app.

Need a VR headset?

A headset is required to use the VR training - if you don't already have one, select the headset option when you enroll and we'll send you one.

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