Training & Development QQI Level 6 – Special Purpose Award
The award is comprised of two separate component awards.
- Training Delivery and Evaluation – Component Award. This award aims to provide all participants with an overview of the core Training Design and Delivery which will enhance their training ability on a practical and professional level.
- Training Needs Identification & Design – Component Award. This award provides learners with the knowledge, skill and competence to identify training and development needs at an organisation and or individual level.
Who is this course for?
This programme, involving both components is designed for both new and experienced trainers, consultants and those all already involved in Learning and Development roles. It is also designed for those who wish to receive an approved National Qualification.
Training Delivery and Evaluation – Trainer Led
This programme is designed to enable participants to impart skills and experience to others with confidence through designing and delivering professional training with positive learning outcomes for all involved. This course aims to provide all participants with an overview of the core Training Design and Delivery which will enhance their training ability on a practical and professional level.
3 Trainer-led full days + 1 Skills Demonstration Day
Tuesday 9th April
Tuesday 16th April
Tuesday 30th April
Skills Demonstration Tuesday 7th May
By the end of this component you will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to design and deliver professional training sessions that yield positive learning outcomes.
- Strengthen training competencies on practical and professional fronts.
- Acquire an understanding of fundamental training design principles to optimise the effectiveness of training delivery.
Module 1: Introduction and Purpose of Training & Adult Learning
Module 2: Systematic Training & Planning and Preparing
Module 3: Delivering, Assessing, Reviewing – Evaluation
Module 4: Diversity and Legislation
Training Needs Identification & Design – Self Directed E-Learning
This programme provides participants with the knowledge, skill and competence to identify training and development needs at an organisation and or individual level. It offers participants the opportunity to learn the skills of devising a training plan and to explore the scope of training and development design. The aim of this programme is to provide a practical insight into the training needs analysis, identification and design.
This component is delivered as a self-directed programme through our Moodle /MyOptimum e-learning platform.
Self directed learning over 10-12 weeks.
By the end of this component you will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in identifying training and development needs at organisational and individual levels.
- Develop the skills necessary to create detailed training plans customised to address specific requirements.
- Explore various aspects of training and development design to effectively align with organisational objectives.
Module 1: Learning concepts and internal and external factors that influence training and development.
Module 2: Purpose of training and impact of organisational strategy, policy and vision on training and development.
Module 3: Benefits of TNA, range of approaches and techniques to conduct a TNA and the stages Involved.
Module 4: Instructional System Design Models (ISD).
Module 5: Identifying barriers to training and organisational attitudes, training plan and cost benefit analysis.
Module 6: Designing a training intervention and developing training content and material to include training aids.
Module 7: Performance management approaches, conducting a TNA and evaluating training outcomes.
Training Delivery and Evaluation
• Skills Demonstration (40%)
• Learner Records (20%)
• Project (40%)
Training Needs identification & Design
• Project (60%)
• Assignment 1 (20%)
• Assignment 2 (20%)
- Level 5 or equivalent in a relevant subject area
- Proficient in the English language
- Basic IT Skills
- Competent in self-directed learning
Optimum Limited provides a wide range of business development, consultancy and training to companies across all industry sectors, whilst offering client-specific and scheduled training programmes. The fundamental purpose of our training and development programmes is to link company objectives to individuals in order to achieve outstanding business performance.
Optimum also provide business support initiatives, such as organisational development, change management services, professional mentoring and coaching skills. Since its establishment in 1990, Optimum has demonstrated a clear correlation between people development and the bottom line. This ethos has helped Optimum in establishing a portfolio of highly reputable clients in the private sector, state and local agencies, universities and professional bodies.
Louise Burke – Specialist Trainer
Louise has extensive experience of working in consulting, training, and facilitation within all main commercial areas. Her areas of specialisation include Personal Effectiveness (providing training for the past 15+ years) and Career Development. She has worked with companies at every level of development from business start-up to sustainable enterprises at growth stage on behalf of Optimum Limited. She is a senior Trainer and Mentor to our key clients and has a proven track record in delivering results in both training delivery and mentoring support. She has a natural training and facilitation style that encourages full participation and achieves results.
Jill Tuite – Specialist Trainer
Jill is an exceptionally experienced and high performing Learning and Development Professional with over 25yrs experience in both Corporate and SME sectors.
She has vast experience in managing the training cycle from training needs assessment and performance stages ensuring successful implementation of programmes. Jill’s proven track record of professionalism and excellence in delivering and facilitating has been demonstrated through a number of industry accolades
achieved. Jill’s immense experience and genuine passion for learning, combined with extensive expertise in Coaching with Neuroscience, has resulted in the successful growth of both individuals and their organisations.