Training Needs Identification and Design QQI L6 (6N3325)

Category: QQI

On completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Examine the internal and external environmental factors influencing training and development requirements
  • Differentiate between the concepts of learning, training, development and education
  • Examine the impact of organisation strategy, policy, vision and mission on training and development
  • Examine the purpose of training and development in an organisational and or individual setting
  • Outline the benefits of training needs analysis at an organisation and or individual level
  • Assess a range of approaches and techniques to conduct a training needs analysis
  • Outline the stages in conducting a training needs analysis
  • Assess a range of Instructional System Design (ISD) models
  • Apply a comprehensive range of specialised skills and tools in identifying the barriers to training and attitudes to training in an organisation
  • Devise a training plan based on prioritised training needs to include a cost benefit analysis
  • Design a training intervention, that incorporates a range of design factors to include trainees, adult learning theories, motivation theories, objectives, exercises, training methods, learning aids, location and facilities
  • Develop appropriate training content and materials using a range of learning aids to include web based facilities, software, flipcharts and handouts
  • Evaluate a range of performance management approaches in the context of identifying training and development needs
  • Conduct a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) to identify training and development needs for an organisation and or individual
  • Identify TNA outcomes in terms of gaps in knowledge, skills and attitudes.



Project 60%    Assignment 40%


Four Saturdays, see timetable for start dates and fees

Modules contributes to QQI Level 6 Train the Trainer Certificate

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