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Become A Train Starter

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Working As A Train Starter

  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Thinking Creatively
  • $54,053

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Train Starter does

  • Course has specific goals and is directly related to enhancing the communication skills of preschoolers.
  • Started management training but didn't finish due to having a child.
  • Coordinated monitoring of trains with Dispatchers, Officials and Crews.
  • *Verified Device History Records (DHR), audited DHR books, assured FIFO/LIFO.
  • *Reported process/product deviation to initiated proper corrective actions.
  • Started learning set up of the wire EDM machine.
  • Developed individual exercise programs for weight loss and injury rehabilitation.

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How To Become A Train Starter

Training and development specialists need a bachelor’s degree, and most need related work experience.


Training and development specialists need a bachelor’s degree. Specialists may have a variety of education backgrounds, but many have a bachelor’s degree in training and development, human resources, education, or instructional design. Others may have a degree in business administration or a social science, such as educational or organizational psychology.

In addition, as technology continues to play a larger role in training and development, a growing number of organizations seek candidates who have a background in information technology or computer science.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Related work experience is important for most training and development specialists. Many positions require work experience in areas such as training and development or instructional design, or in related occupations, such as human resources specialists or even teachers.

Employers may prefer to hire candidates with previous work experience in the industry in which the company operates. However, some employers may hire candidates with a master’s degree in lieu of work experience. Increasingly, employers prefer candidates with experience in information technology, as organizations introduce more e-learning, mobile training, and technology-based tools.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Many human resources associations offer classes to enhance the skills of their members. Some associations, including the Association for Talent Development and International Society for Performance Improvement, specialize in training and development and offer certification programs. Although not required, certification can show professional expertise and credibility. Some employers prefer to hire certified candidates, and some positions may require certification.


Training and development specialists may advance to training and development manager or human resources manager positions. Workers typically need several years of experience to advance. Some employers require managers to have a master’s degree in a related area.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Training and development specialists must evaluate training programs, methods, and materials, and choose those that best fit each situation.

Creativity. Specialists should be creative when developing training materials. They may need to think of and implement new approaches, such as new technology, when evaluating existing training methods.

Instructional skills. Training and development specialists often deliver training programs to employees. They use a variety of teaching techniques and sometimes must adapt their methods to meet the needs of particular groups.

Interpersonal skills. Specialists need strong interpersonal skills because delivering training programs requires collaboration with instructors, trainees, and subject-matter experts. They accomplish much of their work through teams.

Speaking skills. Speaking skills are essential for training and development specialists because they often give presentations. Specialists must communicate information clearly and facilitate learning by diverse audiences.

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Top Train Starter Skills

  1. Device History Records
  2. Customer Service
  3. Conflict Resolution Skills
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • *Verified Device History Records (DHR), audited DHR books, assured FIFO/LIFO.
  • Started learning set up of the wire EDM machine.
  • Started management training but didn't finish due to having a child.
  • *Reported process/product deviation to initiated proper corrective actions.
  • Maintained files for individual client needs such as injury rehabilitation and injury prevention.

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