GIRI LE-01-TT Training for leaders in the construction industry – Organisations / Projects - Trainer training


3 days 

Course objectives

This structured training programme equips participants with the knowledge, understanding, confidence and practical application skills to enable them to effectively deliver each of the following GIRI Leadership courses, to up to 16 participants, in a classroom environment:

  • GIRI LE-01 Strategies to eliminate error for leaders of construction organisations
  • GIRI PL-01 Strategies to eliminate error for leaders of construction projects – Part one
  • GIRI PL-02 Strategies to eliminate error for leaders of construction projects – Part two

Intended audience

This course is aimed at professional construction-industry trainers who are seeking GIRI approval to deliver GIRI LE-01/ GIRI PL-01 / GIRI PL-02 courses. 

To access this course, participants must:

For details of essential criteria and full details of how to become a GIRI approved trainer see GIRI Scheme Rules.

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants will be able to deliver the GIRI LE-01, GIRI PL-01 and GIRI PL-02 courses, having the ability to:

  • Download and prepare lesson content from the GIRI Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Set up a classroom for effective delivery of GIRI training, in line with the Minimum Venue Requirements.
  • Effectively present the standardised, high quality lesson content, including use of IT and video content.
  • Plan and run group exercises and reflect on the outcomes.
  • Deliver the GIRI LE-01 /GIRI PL-01 and GIRI PL-02 courses in accordance with the facilitation manuals, and in line with the GIRI Scheme Rules to achieve the required quality standards e.g. follow course timings.
  • Stimulate and manage group discussions.
  • Ask and respond appropriately to questions to aid the achievement of the intended learning outcomes.
  • Provide constructive feedback.

Participants attending this course will have a deep understanding of the content of the GIRI LE-01, GIRI PL-01 and GIRI PL-02 courses, having the ability to:

  • Host robust and inclusive group discussions to explore the impacts of error, and their common root causes.  
  • Describe the role that leaders play in identifying and preventing error.
  • Explain the content of all other GIRI training courses, with examples of their application or real projects. 
  • Run an interactive process exercises, helping participants to assess their existing processes in terms of 'effectiveness' of process, and 'implementation' of process.
  • Explain the six steps of communication and host a group discussion to relate this to common communication failings on construction projects, including the effective communication of design information, and design changes.  
  • Demonstrate appropriate questioning techniques to eliminate error.
  • Explain optimism bias with examples from real-life projects. 
  • Demonstrate the ‘5 whys’ and 'pre-mortem’ techniques.
  • Run a 'concern – cause – countermeasure' exercise.
  • Assist participants to develop individual and group action plans to prevent error. 
  • Explain the learning journey for participants on the GIRI LE-01/GIRI PL-01 and GIRI PL-02 courses.

This is advanced level training and prepares trainers seeking GIRI approval to deliver GIRI accredited training on behalf of a GIRI Approved Training Provider. Those who successfully complete the training will contribute significantly to the collective industry effort to improve construction productivity and reduce construction error through the delivery of GIRI accredited training which directly targets the root causes of error. This topic of productivity and error avoidance is key to improving construction performance by addressing identified skills shortages in the construction workforce. This is a recognised training product and forms part of a wider suite of GIRI Productivity courses.


The course is delivered by a GIRI-approved, individual professional trainer. 

The training is highly practical in content. Participants will develop their teaching and facilitation skills through structured workshops, taking it in turns to deliver different elements of the course, extensive use of peer-feedback, and personal reflection. Participants each produce an individual action plan to identify how they can improve.

Attendance on this Trainer Training course does not automatically guarantee the delegate will receive formal approval as a GIRI Trainer. The learning is formally assessed, through use of an end-test and grading by the trainer. Formal approval is dependent on satisfactory delivery in line with GIRI’s Quality Standards (monitored by GIRI) and upon delegates meeting the GIRI Scheme Requirements (for further details, see the ‘Scheme Rules’).


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