Are you interested in becoming an IT trainer? Indeed, it is the ideal choice for those who like to pass on their knowledge to others and live new experiences every day. However, there are a few qualifications that are essential for easy access to this job. But which ones?
What are the missions of an IT trainer?
The computer trainer is an expert in computer science whose mission is to teach trainees to master the new computer tools used in the workplace: word processing software, accounting software, etc. To achieve this, he or she will draw up a list of the programs that he or she wishes to pass on to the apprentice, design tailor-made course content and provide the essential materials for the smooth running of the courses. At the end, he evaluates each of his apprentices and ensures their follow-up if necessary.
The trainer may be self-employed or an employee, employed by computer engineering companies or a software publishing company. If he works on his own account, he will have to make a reputation in the sector and multiply his interventions in order to expand his address book and boost his income.
What training should I take to become a computer trainer?
To become a computer trainer, training is a must. Several diplomas give access to this profession such as the university diploma (DU) computer trainer option office automation, the professional license Organizational Management option business management and communication networks or the professional license of trainer in a professional environment. These are more than sufficient for basic training. However, a Master’s degree and an engineering degree in the field of IT is required for more advanced training. Nevertheless, it should be noted that at the moment there are many professionals who have long-term experience in this sector and who have not followed any specific training, but who have succeeded!
What are the qualities required to become an IT trainer?
Experience in the IT world is an undeniable asset. Indeed, the future trainer must master his subject and have a solid foundation in order to guarantee effective training to his students. He must also be a pedagogue and adapt to any type of apprentice. Yes, the profile of his audience is constantly changing: professionals, jobseekers, individuals… To do this, he must adapt the pace of the training according to the audience’s reaction. A good sense of listening and contact, good communication skills and great flexibility are also required. A good teacher is also required to update his/her training by developing the content and materials of the training over time.