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UPSKILL: Turn Your Expertise into Training


Our UPSKILL trainings are great for consultants, specialty small businesses and social enterprises in the Social Purpose Sector. 


Thursday 12 May, 12-1pm AEDT (Sydney time)

This one-hour training session will support you to:

  • Differentiate between training and presenting
  • Classify the different learner types
  • Recognise a minimum of four learning principles that support training development
  • Describe the training development process known as 'Backward Design'

Scroll down to the bottom of this page to learn more about your trainer, and why they are ideally placed to run this session.

To support the workshop and your planning, you will receive:

  • 2 quizzes (that will come out prior to the training) - these will help you learn about your own learning style
  • A paper and template on Backward Design (after the training)
  • Recording of the training.

This training is ideally for those who:

  • Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of developing a training program,
  • Unsure of training course basics,
  • Wanting to scale their business or expertise through training,
  • Looking to create passive income,
  • Wanting to create training to transition off their hourly rate,
  • Tired of saying and doing the same thing over and over,
  • Unsure how training might support business profitability or profile raising.

Recommended Business Maturity:

Ideal for 'Beginners' stage of business (Refer to other trainings for those for Beginners and Intermediate)


To support this training, Peggy is offering a $750 Course Content Review Overview*. Give Peggy your Backward Designed course in the provided template and Peggy will provide an overview review that assesses and rates your content against industry accepted Instructional Design principles. *T&C apply

If May 2022 is too late for you and you wish to engage with Peggy's support now, please connect with Peggy here.


  • Specialist Members of The Xfactor Collective: Included in your membership package. You are welcome to invite your business partner, and/or team members to attend to the UPSKILL trainings in 2022.
  • Friends / Non Members: $47 per person (inc gst)
  • Friends / Special Partner Offer: If you have a special coupon and invited by our trainers or partners, please enter at Checkout.

Event Details

Event Date Thursday, 12-05-2022 12:00 pm
Event End Date Thursday, 12-05-2022 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 24-11-2020
Cut off date Thursday, 12-05-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price $47 Non-Members, Free for Members
Speaker Peggy Hailstone


Peggy Hailstone

Specialist Trainer

Peggy Hailstone is a Professional Writer, Qualified Trainer and Assessor and Instructional Designer. Peggy is also a Specialist Member of The Xfactor Collective community. After 15 years’ technical, fundraising, and communications writing for over 30 non-profits, Peggy now applies her knowledge and expertise to creating interactive, engaging, and transformative e-learning courses. Her raison d'etre is to make e-learning development more accessible to small organisations. Peggy holds an undergraduate degree in writing, a post-graduate degree in business, and is a qualified Trainer and Assessor. She is also the author of GrantSchool, the preeminent NFP online grant-writing course

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