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Trainer

Anyone who fulfills one or more activities linked to the (theoretical or practical) training function, either in an institution for education or training, or at the workplace.

Comments:
  • two categories of trainer can be distinguished:

    • professional trainers are training specialists whose job may coincide with that of the teacher in a vocational training establishment;
    • part-time or occasional trainers are professionals in various fields who take on, in their normal duties, part-time training activity, either in-company (as mentors and tutors of recruits and apprentices or as training providers) or externally (by occasionally offering their services at a training establishment);
  • trainers may carry out various tasks:

    • design training activities;
    • organise and implement these activities;
    • provide the actual training (transfer knowledge, know-how and skills);
    • help apprentices develop their skills by providing advice, instructions and comments throughout the apprenticeship.
Source: Cedefop (2014) "Terminology of European education and training policy: A selection of 130 key terms"

 

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