Orientation Training

Change is an inevitable aspect in the fast-paced world of businesses and companies. As you gain more and more experience within the company and even rise from among your ranks, you will meet new faces, new ideas and new perspectives that you may not have seen before. This sort of transition might be difficult as you might also find it harder to welcome or even tolerate new people especially if you’ve already become attached with your previous teammates. If this difficulty is not dealt with, it will not only impact the productivity of your company, it might even resort to violence and would likely stain your professional career. As such, both companies and employees have to find ways to make the transition process smoother to keep the flow of ideas (and profits) going for you and the company you’re working for.

Orientation is one of the first steps to company integration and as such, we take this matter very seriously. To that end, we are determined to assist you by making workbooks, providing quality training sessions and giving a solid first impression.

In fact, this training session is specifically for those who have to deal with this constant change. If you happen to be a tenured employee who wants to find ways to become more accommodating to new employees, or even if you’re a new employee just wanting to find out more about how you can integrate into the new company culture, then this course is for you. By the end of this training session, not only will you be able to introduce new concepts to new employees with style, you’ll even get a first-hand experience of this as our trainer navigates you through every detail. This training course can also be supplemented with other training sessions to cater to more of your specific needs.

Customised Orientation Outcomes:

How to Work Together

The start to any role requires employees to be able to work with an existing team or workforce. Our trainer illustrates the process of becoming integrated within a new organisation and how to connect with existing staff.

The Business Policies- complaints, safety, etc

We provide information on your business policies which include the complaint handling procedures, safety and other policies and procedures that are required to be followed.

What is Expected from your New Employees

Our trainers provide the new employees with the expectations for their relative roles. This section and other modules can be adapted to suit your training needs.

Plus any other Information Required for The Orientation

Every organisation is different. You may have an individual, or a team, and their needs also differ. Our training can be custom designed to suit your orientation needs.

Tailor Made For Your Orientation Needs

We have plenty of material for you to choose in order to supplement your new employees’ needs. If you require a more tailored training session, you may include new skills from our training range into your customised training kit. Our editing teams can also provide customised and well-designed workbooks, allowing your employees a more step-by-step method of learning. We have also gathered the best minds to teach you and your employees about all of the skills in our library including Customer Service, Retail Sales, Public Speaking and so much more.

Get this training and more in Darwin, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Parramatta, Canberra, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney. Information is available by calling 1300 810 725.

Orientation Training Outline

Learning objectives for participants include:

  •           Understand how important an orientation program is to an organization.
  •           Identify the role of the human resource department in the orientation program.
  •           Recognize how the commitment curve affects both new employees and their managers.
  •           Know what companies can do to deliver their promise to new employees.
  •           Determine the critical elements of effective employee training.
  •           Establish the importance of having an employee handbook for new and long-term employees.

Course Overview

We discuss what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

Finding, Hiring, and Keeping Good People

To begin, participants will discuss the organizational activities required to find, hire, and keep good people, and how those activities tie into an orientation process.

Building Employee Commitment

Next, participants will learn about the four pillars of commitment: clarity, competence, influence, and appreciation.


During this session, participants will explore how perceptions and appearances can affect orientation.

Fast-Track Orientation

This session will discuss what kind of orientation is best for short term employees.

Designing a Successful Orientation Program

Next, participants will think about their own experiences with orientation. They will combine this with a list of common orientation mistakes to develop a framework for designing a successful program.

Characteristics of a Successful Orientation Process

During this session, participants will discuss the top ten characteristics of a successful orientation process and how they can incorporate those items into their organization.

The Commitment Curve

Next, participants will learn about the employer/employee commitment curve, and how to make the orientation process work with it.

The Nine Orientation Habits of World-Class Employers

During this session, participants will learn what world-class employers do to make their orientation program a success.

Obtaining Buy-In

This session will give participants some ways to get buy-in from supervisors for the orientation program.

Employee Training

Participants will spend this session learning how Kolb’s learning styles apply to employee orientation and training.

Adult Learning

This session will introduce participants to the principles of adult learning. Participants will also discuss how to incorporate these principles into orientation and training.

Working with External Providers

Next, participants will discuss what to consider when working with external providers during orientation.

Helping People Make Connections

In this session, participants will learn how to help people establish good relationships. They will also consider the value of a workplace buddy.

Creating Employee Manuals

During this session, participants will discuss what should be included in employee handbooks.

A Bridge to Onboarding

To close the day, participants will create a checklist of necessary items for their orientation. Then, they will work with a partner to brainstorm ways to improve their current orientation process.

Course Wrap-Up

At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Additional Modules and Sample Sections

How to Work Together

Teamwork makes the dream work,” as the saying goes. One can easily grasp this notion on a theoretical level, and may even find this appealing. Indeed, the most successful groups often rely on each other for morale and experience. In the process, they try to overcome their tendency for infighting and try to establish a solid unity. Usually, just at the very end of the process, these teams do not only end up addressing all of their internal problems, you might even think that they’re both several parts of a single body as you would whenever you think of dancing groups. However, this is very hard to implement in practice. As you may have guessed, there will be lots of infighting in the workplace as employees often try to compete for their ideas to become policy. It can even be said that there’s a paradox in business: people work together, but they compete against one another. For that, however, there is no need to worry. Our trainer will provide you with tips and tricks on how to become a successful team player and how to integrate (or be integrated) much more quickly.

The Business Policies- complaints, safety, etc

Another layer of difficulty that comes with integration is that of the company itself. New employees may find themselves comparing their old and current companies or, in the case of the first-timer, their company and their home. For the former, complaint processes may seem inefficient, safety standards are lacking and the business ethics may fall flat. The latter’s list of complaints might be even bigger they may find themselves missing the lifestyle of rolling up on a blanket like a burrito, watching their favorite TV show while un-ironically eating burritos. They may even start hating it when their superiors start hammering company policy into them, as they silently complain about not having more breaks or being forced to stick to working hours even as they’ve finished their quota for the day. Lastly, they may find their very dreams and ambitions being broken piece by piece as reality’s truths slowly surface before them, one after the other. Inability to navigate and deal with these concerns will inevitably result in declining productivity, followed by a crippling exodus of employees. As such, this training session will help you deal with these problems by showing you these various policies and how to communicate them more effectively, allowing employees to accept and even embrace their new realities much more quickly.

What is Expected from your New Employees

New employees, even those who’ve had some degree of work experience, tend to find themselves overwhelmed at the idea that the company has a lot of expectations from them. Worse, they may even find themselves questioning their capabilities as they may encounter new software, tools, higher quotas and codes of ethics that may probably run counter to their previous styles of working. These employees often try to deal with these psychological matters by thinking about the salary, but a company can also help them deal with their psychological troubles by delivering these expectations in a friendly way. The point is to let them know that the tasks before them are not impossible to reach and that you are willing to help them. In fact, we are just as willing to help you on the matter as we can customise this section and other modules to adapt to your training needs. Our experts would most certainly be willing to provide additional assistance.

Plus any other Information Required for The Orientation

There are various aspects of the orientation process that companies have to address, ranging from company philosophy, styles of management, company culture, skills required and individual dispositions. We also understand that you might need help delivering all of the necessary information to your employees and teams. As such, this training session can be customised to address other specific skills and give your teams a warmer welcome.

Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)

Your choice is important to us here at Paramount. That’s why here, you can modify your training course your way! Customise your training course with all manner of choices, all at your disposal. If you want to change the course objectives, the material, or even the scheduling, don’t be afraid to let us know. We will always make it right, and we’ll keep working on it until all the modifications are to your liking. Customisation is free. Book a course with Paramount today to control how you learn!

In-House Customised training benefits:

  • Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
  • Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
  • Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
  • Create a Team Building environment
  • Cost effective – Group rate discount
  • Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)

Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)

Here at Paramount, when you want a training course, we make it your way! If you want a particular topic for your training course, and we don’t already have it in our library, our team will be more than happy to make it for you! We have a diligent and skilled team of writers, editors, and researchers ready to turn your training course from dream to reality. We create courses upon request. The courseware becomes yours if you order our courseware creation service. This means you get full ownership and control of its production. Our team do the work for you. Call us for pricing and more details.

Instructor Led Online

Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST

Paramount Training and Development now offers trainer-assisted sessions. Being online and one-on-one, they guarantee privacy in training as well as complete concentration, which will help if you want to have your trainer’s total attention on your training needs. We are also capable of mobilising our staff anywhere and at any time, allowing you the opportunity to simply select your most convenient time. If you’re looking for real-time, personal training, this is for you!

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