The course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, competence and skills necessary to deliver, assess and evaluate training programmes. The course also provides the learner with an opportunity to practice their training delivery skills and build their confidence as a trainer. Overall it provides a recognised qualification for those working in a training capacity.
At the end of the course the learners will be able to:
- Understand the role and function of training and development.
- Be familiar with the qualities, knowledge and skills required for effective instruction.
- Acquire a foundation in the theories and best practices of training delivery, assessment and evaluation.
- Understand the issues involved in the delivery of training to a range of different learning groups.
- Understand different learning styles.
- Be familiar with a range of evaluation models in order to measure the effectiveness of the training intervention.
- Identify key factors in preparing for training delivery and setting appropriate training objectives.
- Demonstrate core skills and competence in the delivery of training programmes.
- Be familiar with a range of assessment tools and techniques.
- Be able to develop and implement appropriate assessment methods in order to assess learners’ achievement of training objectives.
- Course overview & assessment requirements
- Learning theories
- How people learn
- How learning enables the development of the person and the organisation
- Key principles and methodologies of adult learning
- Learning styles
- Understanding individuals unique styles of learning
- Impact of learning styles on the success of learning, education, work and life
- Legislative issues in the provision of training:
- Relevant legislation
- Responsibilities of the trainer
- Creating inclusive and equal opportunities
- Effective preparation for a training intervention:
- Conducting a training needs analysis
- Setting SMART objectives to ensure the training course is effective for the learning group
- Selecting the content
- The lesson plan
- Use of training aids for the training session
- The training environment
- Training delivery:
- Presentation skills
- Key communication skills
- Motivating the learner
- Questioning and listening techniques
- The practical demonstration
- Supervision trainee practice
- Delivery techniques
- Training evaluation tools and techniques:
- Evaluation techniques
- Levels of evaluation
- Appropriate evaluation selection
- Knowledge and skills assessment
- Constructive feedback
- Evaluating learner progress against learning objectives
- Identify areas of success and improvement opportunities
- Self-evaluation techniques
- Skills Demonstration – Preparation and Delivery:
- Peer critique
- Review and feedback
All learners must complete and pass all the assessments:
- Project 40%
- Skills Demonstration 40%
- Learner Records 20%
- The project will require the learner to produce evidence of planning, researching, presenting and evaluating a training session.
- Submitted 3 weeks after the last classroom session.
- Completed on the last day of the course.
- Each leaner must deliver, assess and evaluate a short training session.
- Duration: 30 minutes approximately.
- The learner records are a self-reflective records of the participants learning throughout the course.
- 3 Learner records must be submitted for assessment purposes.
- The learner records must be submitted 3 weeks after the last classroom session.
NOTE: The assessment process takes approximately 4 – 6 months to complete to include submission of written work, corrections, internal verification, external authentication and results approval.
Award & Progression
A Quality and Qualification Ireland (QQI) Certificate of Achievement will be issued following validation of results by QQI and the appropriate credit under the National Framework of Qualifications will be awarded to the learner.
- Level 6 Component Award in Training Delivery & Evaluation (6N3326)
- Credit Value: 15
Learners can also progress to the Special Purpose Award in Training & Development (6S3372) by competing a further module in Training Needs Identification and Design (6N3325).
- The course is aimed at anyone who wishes to gain a recognised qualification in training.
- No previous training experience is required.
- It is desirable however that participants have good communication and interpersonal skills.