Training manager | Selby College
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Training manager

Training managers arrange and run training programmes in organisations.

Potential salary

£30,000 to £45,000

Employment by 2024


Working hours

37 to 39 a week

  • knowledge of teaching and the ability to design courses
  • the ability to create the best conditions for learning or teaching new things
  • knowledge of English language
  • leadership skills
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • customer service skills
  • to be flexible and open to change
  • the ability to teach pupils how to do something
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

Your day-to-day duties could include:

  • identifying priorities and drawing up training plans
  • producing training materials
  • working with external providers to develop specialist courses
  • managing and leading a team
  • updating training records
  • writing reports, keeping records, and working within budgets
  • making sure training is cost-effective

You could work at a training centre, at a conference centre or in an office.

With experience and contacts, you could become a freelance trainer or consultant.

You can find out more about becoming a training manager from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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