Course Description

Training Needs Identification & Design (QQI Level 6)

The Open College

he purpose of this eLearning QQI Training Needs Identification & Design 6N3325 award is to develop an understanding of the methodologies and processes available to approach Training Needs Identifications and Design.

We will do this by equipping the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to identify training and development needs. They will achieve this based on specific goals, within an organisations and or at an individual level and go on to Design, Plan and Implement a training schedule.  We will explore the scope of training delivery and development design to meet those needs.

We will look at “best practice” in approaching Training Needs Identification and Design, looking at generic approaches to assess the Gap in skills, as identified, based on the target goals “to be” and the current “as is” status of the organisation and learners at the outset. Extracting the relevant data from your assessment, and using this to design the most appropriate training, to be delivered at the right level, using the most effective approach, and the right tools to ensure high quality training is delivered in a timely fashion falling within a manageable budget.

We will also teach evaluation models, approaches, techniques and tools as well as a range of training aids. We will explore how to approach the provision of constructive feedback to participants as well as specialised training delivery and evaluation skills. Finally, we will review the training evaluation process.

This interactive training programme is written, designed and delivered by trainers who are passionate about training and are committed to providing internationally recognised qualifications that will help advance your career and make you stand out from the crowd!

This course is fully delivered through our industry leading eLearning platform with learning formats that include for example – tutor videos, written course work and quizzes.

This Training Needs Identification & Design award is the second part for the new Special Purpose Award (30 Credits) – Training & Development Special Purpose Award (6S3372).

Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 6N3325
College Name The Open College
Course Category Education, Education Studies
Course Type Distance Learning
Course Qualification Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Course Location Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 18
Course Fee 359
Course Duration 8 weeks
Course Times This QQI Level 6 Training Needs Identification & Design (6N3325) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 8 weeks which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Training Needs Identification & Design (6N3325)
Entry Requirements Level 5 certificate or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Business/Training) and/or relevant practical experience (3 years minimum) – Please ask about our requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry. Mature students (over 23 years) may be exempt from the above prerequisites. Participants must be working in or have access to a workplace where they will be able to complete a Training Needs Analysis and a Training Plan. English Language Requirement: Students entering programmes leading to awards at Level 6 are expected to be able to: fluently read, draft, prepare and understand complex information, including quantitative information, that is personally relevant and reflecting a broad knowledge base. For example, this might include text and other information relating to abstract theoretical ideas, concerns or procedures, such as local planning concerns in relation to broader spatial strategy, political issues in relation to particular agenda, budget plans/ specifications. Learners undertaking this programme must have basic IT skills and access to the necessary equipment to enable them to undertake an online programme: computer, broadband, email, Microsoft, recording equipment necessary for some skills demonstration tasks, and where applicable any other specialised software/equipment. As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
Career Path Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 6 award in Training Needs Identification and Design (6N3325). You may use this award as credit towards the QQI Level 6 Training and Development Special Purpose Awards (ref. 623372).
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Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

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