Training Needs Identification & Design – QQ1 6 (Train the Trainer)

Start date: 31 March 2020

Duration: 3 Day - 31st March, 1st April & 8th April (9:15am - 4:30pm)

Location: Crowne Plaza, Dundalk

Certificate: QQI Level 6

Cost: €499 (€550 for Non Chamber & Non Network Members)

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

The QQI Training Needs Identification and Design course is an excellent choice for teams that need to be able to identify training requirements and design training modules or full programmes successfully.

Over 3 days, the trainer will take you through best practice for assessing training needs and creating engaging training.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this training programme:

  1. Understand the concepts of training
  2. Instructional System Design (ISD) Models
  3. Explore the factors affecting training
  4. Comfortable in completing a Training Needs Analysis
  5. Learn how to design an effective Training Programme

Who Is This Course For?

This course is suitable for anyone involved in training & developing colleagues or clients.


Concepts of Training

  • The principles of adult learning, training, development and education
  • The purpose of training and development in an organisation and / or individual setting

Instructional System Design (ISD) Models

  • The Training Cycle
  • Honey & Mumford Adult Learning Styles
  • Kolb’s Adult Learning Cycle
  • Kirkpatricks Levels of Evaluation

Factors affecting Training

  • Internal and external factors influencing training requirements
  • Identifying barriers to training and development
  • The impact of organisational strategy on training and development

Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

  • The importance and benefits of a TNA
  • The stages of conducting a TNA
  • A range of approaches and techniques for conducting a TNA
  • Evaluating TNA outcomes in terms of gaps in knowledge, skills and attitudes

Design Training Programmes

  • Outline training objectives
  • Devising a training programme based on prioritised training needs to include a cost benefit analysis.
  • Creating sample training sessions incorporating a range of design factors
  • Selecting appropriate adult learning theory
  • Devising suitable exercises to support learning
  • Develop relevant training content and materials

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