Job Roles & Responsibilities
Responsibilities of the job vary according to the type of employing organization and how it makes use of IT. Typical duties include:
- Assessing Individual/Group training needs
- planning, preparing and researching lessons
- organizing and promoting Courses
- Developing and Delivering Course Contents as per learning Methodology
- Preparing Teaching/course materials
- Contact/teaching time with students on an individual or group basis
- Conducting Assignments and Tests
- Checking and Assessing students and giving feedback
- Liaising with other Organizations and Employers
- Maintaining and Upgrading Computer Software and Hardware
- Making use of new technology such as distance learning or video conferencing
- Keeping personal IT skills and knowledge up to date.
Software trainers must be able to explain the technical complexities of software effectively.
The Software trainer’s audience may include people with a wide range of computer skills and educational levels.
The audience may also vary in size from just a few people in a private setting to an entire roomful of people in a professional seminar.
Software Trainers must be able to structure their presentations to fit the circumstances.
Like any good Mentor, the Software trainer must also be able to measure how well the students are absorbing the material and to adjust the presentation accordingly.
Essential Skills for Software Trainer
An important part of good teaching is preparation, which requires strong organizational skills.
Good preparation of course content which allows a Software Trainer to deliver quickly and efficiently.
Software Trainers should be able to update Course Content accordingly and adapt to the needs of the students.
Software Trainers must anticipate which areas may be more difficult for students and the types of questions students are likely to ask.
A Software Trainer must be able to address the needs of individual students without slowing down the entire class.