Defence Higher Education Trainer - DHET

Joint Services Command and Staff College
5 days - residential

About this course

All DHET courses will be run online until the end of 2020.

The aim of the course is to develop participant’s knowledge of adult teaching and learning theory in order to improve their performance as directing staff at the Defence Academy.  They will learn how to employ modern training techniques.

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • learning and teaching theory
  • managing Syndicate Room Discussions
  • metacognition in learning 
  • learner motivation
  • learning styles
  • exploiting technology for learning
  • facilitating learning activities 
  • specific learning difficulties (SpLDs)
  • coaching for learning


How will this course help my career?

The focus of the course is developing the use of adult learning as opposed to the standard teaching methodologies employed in schools.  Using evidence based training the DHET covers the theoretical aspects of learning and teaching along with how these concepts can be applied practically in the classroom. By understanding how to engage adult learners the DHET enables trainers to construct and deliver training pitched appropriately to their students.

Before you attend

Pre-course e-learning through DLE (2-3 hours).

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
This course is a requirement for instructors at the Defence Academy only.

How will I learn?

Classroom, Blended Learning

How will you be assessed?

Through attendance and the supported mini-teach preparation and delivery.