Course Catalog

How to Train Other Adults
“How to train other adults” courses are developed for prospective trainers and current Kentucky Credentialed Trainers. New trainers seeking to become credentialed will likely need Fundamentals of Effective Training (FET). FET is offered quarterly, and slots tend to fill quickly. If FET does not display on the course catalog, email to be added to the wait list. You will be notified via email when registration opens for the next FET. All prospective trainers also need to take FET090 Introduction to Resources (see below). Trainers Seeking Renewal Hours toward the Kentucky Trainer's Credential will need to complete a minimum of seven (7) “how to train other adults” hours every 3 years. Each course lists the number of hours offered. If you have questions about a course, please contact your Training Coach, or use the Contact Us button at the bottom of the page. If you are registering yourself, click For Myself to add the course to your cart. If you do not already have an account, you will be prompted to create the account during the checkout process. If you are registering one or more people, choose For Groups, and follow the check-out steps to manage a group.

Course List

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This course is a prerequisite for applying for a Kentucky Trainers Credential Levels 1-5 and specialty.
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In this session, learners will gain a better understanding of what low-tech and free or low cost options are available to enhance professional development and increase retention.
The course catalog image for FET 220 features a woman at the front of an audience, speaking. Her arms are extended, as though she's making a point.
PowerPoint is the most frequently used training aid, but often the most under-used. Understand the advanced features you've dared not tried but wish you knew how to use! Practice using these for creating not only effective but Powerful presentations.
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In this three-hour course, learners will examine 4 tools you can use to develop and deliver online presentations. Learners will then be required to develop a presentation using each tool, as well as a final application activity.
The course catalog image for FET 260 features four people standing in a circle. All have smiles on their faces.
Laugh to Learn is a module for ECE Credentialed Trainers only based on Training Aids from Beyond Fundamentals of Effective Training. It uses guided, online instruction and independent practice toward skill application. Upon completion of the Learning Log and development of a humorous training activity, certified trainers earn 3 clock hours of “how to train other adults.”
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FET 310 will be open for registration until February 29th. After that it will be taken down and will no longer be available. Current learners enrolled in the course have until March 31st to complete and receive credit. Questions about this? Reach out to your Training Coach.

  Putting FET to Work is an 7-hour online learning experience that helps you design a training plan on a topic of your choosing. Upon completion, you will have a new, custom training session that you can begin training on immediately.
The course catalog image for FET 340 is the back of a woman at a training, featuring the handout she is holding.
In this course, trainers will explore best practice strategies and technologies for creating real handouts. Handouts that 1) complement your session and 2) create a powerful reference for session participants. Successful completion of this course will be the submission of an effective, powerful handout. Number of clock hours: 2 Cost: $20
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In this online course, trainers will learn the importance of polling and assessment and will get a brief introduction to several types of polling and assessment tools that can be used in training sessions.
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This 2.5 hour course serves as an introduction to the concepts of Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for professional development. In addition to introducing foundational concepts, this session offers participants examples of how to incorporate UDL into their practices, as well as “take-away” strategies and additional resources for further exploration.
ET 360 Course Image contains two women sitting on a couch speaking to each other.
Target Audience: Early Care and Education Trainers. Number of Hours: 2 Hours- How to Train Adults. This session will help trainers strengthen their skills in identifying participant needs and developing impactful training content that leads to desired behavior change. We will walk through a problem-based solution for developing content that incorporates the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes staff need to change practice. During this online training session, you will have the opportunity to follow a trainer through all steps of planning a training session.
Course catalog image for FET 370 features a woman on a computer, sitting in front of a window.
This training session is designed for Kentucky Credentialed Trainers who are looking for best practice recommendations on how to develop online early care and education training sessions.  This training session assumes that the learner has basic knowledge on how to create training plans and computer skills. Successful completion of this course satisfies the Division of Child Care (DCC) regulatory requirement for cabinet approved online training development course for credentialed trainers who will be conducting online training or webinars.
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When we think of engaging participants, we usually think of engaging them in activities. This session will focus on strategies for using Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) that allow all participants to demonstrate, at the same time, active participation and cognitive engagement in the topic being studied. Throughout this training session trainees will learn what TPT's are, how they can be used to support participation and engagement, and be provided tools to implement TPT's into future trainings. This training session includes active participation and requires satisfactory completion of an application activity in order to successfully complete the training. Audience: Early Care and Education Trainers 2 clock hours of ‘how to train other adults
Beyond Fundamentals FET 380:
This course is now available. Have you noticed an increase in providers utilizing on demand training? Have you been interested in building an on demand web-based training, but just not sure how to start? If you have been interested in learning more about the technical side of getting your first course online, this course will go beyond the basics you learned in Beyond Fundamentals: Introduction to Developing and Facilitating Online Training. In this first part of Building Your First Online Course, you will be given an overview of multiple course platforms, including Canvas and Wordpress.  We will take you through the process of planning, creating, launching, and maintaining your online course.   Participants will pick the platform they would like to focus on in Part 2. *Completion of FET 370 Beyond Fundamentals: Introduction to Developing and Facilitating Online Training is required before you can take this course. Audience: Early Care and Education Trainers 3 clock hours of ‘How to Train Other Adults'
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Trainer Connections Online Community is designed to be a living hub of information and collegial networking to support trainers in their ongoing journey to provide high quality training to ECE professionals.  Here you will find content, discussion boards and resources from Trainer Connections events held all across the state on various topics relevant to early childhood education and adult learning.  We hope that trainers will visit frequently and contribute often to make this a vibrant community of learners who support each other in a variety of ways.
This 17-hour course is designed to assist trainers in demonstrating competence in the implementation of principles, tips & techniques for training the adult learner. This course has three modules that are completed online and two virtual training days on July 9 &12. If you are enrolling in this course as a requirement for the Early Care and Education Trainers Credential, it is highly recommended to reach out to your Training Coach prior to registering. Your Training Coach can share detailed information about the application process and the required educational and work experience for the different credentials. To locate your Training Coach go to: