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Train The Trainer Course - QQI Level 6 Certified

Delivery: Live Virtual Classroom Training

If you're looking for a Train the Trainer course, we offer everything you need to gain confidence, develop your skills and knowledge, and get certified. Our Train the Trainer Courses run in Dublin throughout the year.

The most popular Train the Trainer course is called "Training Delivery and Evaluation". Most people call this course "Train the Trainer". You can get our PDF brochure for Training Delivery and Evaluation, view upcoming dates, and reserve a place by using the buttons below.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Get professional training delivery skills you can use in any situation.
  • Develop confidence in your abilities and discover your unique training style
  • Achieve a QQI Level 6 certification in Training Delivery & Evaluation (Train the Trainer)

Next Start Dates

22nd of June 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
21st of July 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
17th of August 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
15th of September 2020 Virtual Classroom Reserve
  • Getting Started
  • Training Design Skills
  • Special Purpose Award

Training Delivery and Evaluation (Train the Trainer)


What is this Course?


QQI Training Delivery and Evaluation is our most popular course. This is usually the course people mean when they refer to "Train the Trainer". It is very similar in content and style to the old Train The Trainer FETAC Level 6 award.


If you need a Train the Trainer certification, this is where almost everyone begins.

What is Covered During this Course?


During this workshop, we focus on training delivery skills and teach you how to assess the effectiveness of training with evaluation methods.

You can read a detailed outline of what is covered during this course by downloading our Training Delivery and Evaluation brochure, but here's a high-level overview of what you'll learn:

  • Adult learning styles
  • Group dynamics and engagement
  • Time-planning training material
  • Overcoming nerves
  • Presentation skills
  • Handling challenging behaviours
  • Models of evaluation
  • Methods of training evaluation

Ask Us Anything


If you have any questions about Train the Trainer courses, we'll be happy to help. To speak with our training consultants by phone, call Freephone 1800 910 810.

You can also use the "Ask A Question" button below to send us your query. We'll get right back to you with the information you need.

QQI Training Needs Identification & Design


What is this Course?


QQI Training Needs Identification and Design has 2 main objectives. First, it aims to provide trainers with a clear knowledge of how to identify training needs through carrying out a training needs analysis (TNA).

It also focuses on equipping participants with the skills and abilities they need to design engaging training programmes.


This course and certification is sought-after by trainers, business directors, and HR professionals.

What is Covered During this Course?


The syllabus for QQI Training Needs Identification and Design looks at the theory behind training along with the techniques needed to conduct a successful TNA and design an engaging training session.

We have listed some course highlights below. You can read a detailed course content outline by downloading our PDF brochure.

  • Training concepts and principles of adult learning
  • Instructional Design Models (ISD) including Honey & Mumford, Kolb's Learning Cyle, and Kirkpatricks' Levels of Evaluation
  • Factors impacting upon training
  • Training needs analysis (TNA) skills
  • How to outline accurate training objectives for your programme
  • Designing training sessions
  • Developing training materials

Find Out More


If you want to reserve your place on our next Training Needs Identification and Design course, click the "Reserve a Place" button below.

If you would like some guidance on which Train the Trainer course is the right first step for your training, we'll be happy to help. You can ask us anything by using the "Ask A Question" button below, or call our team on Freephone 1800 910 810.


QQI Special Purpose Award in Training & Development


What is this Course?


This QQI Special Purpose Award is achieved when you successfully complete both the Training Delivery & Evaluation and Training Needs Identification & Design programmes.

You can complete the courses in any order and leave a gap between each one, making the QQI Special Purpose Award easy to incorporate into your schedule and professional development plan.


Those who are serious about a career in professional training usually opt to achieve the QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development.

What is Covered During this Programme?


By completing both parts of this Special Purpose Award, you will cover each element within the Training Cycle: identify training needs, design, deliver, and evaluate training.

The points below are a shortened overview of what you will learn as part of this programme. For a detailed look at the syllabus, you can download our PDF Special Purpose Award brochure.

  • Concepts and principles of training
  • Instructional Design (ISD) Models
  • Training needs analysis (TNA) skills
  • Designing effective training
  • Understanding adult learning styles
  • Planning your training sessions
  • Professional training delivery skills
  • Models of evaluation

Want to Get Started?


If you would like to begin working towards the QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development, but aren't sure where to begin, we can help.

Talk to our team at Freephone 1800 910 810 or using the Ask A Question button below. We will help you find the right strategy for your career.


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Train The Trainer Course - QQI Level 6 Certified Brochure

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Frequently Asked Questions

“Train the Trainer” is the popular name for the professional training certifications awarded by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Train the Trainer courses cover the syllabus required for those who want to achieve these QQI certifications. The courses also serve to develop your abilities and confidence as a trainer.

Yes, certification is extremely important if you would like to work as a trainer in any capacity. Employers need to see credible proof that you have gained competence in the skills associated with designing, delivering and evaluating training programmes.

Our training courses are specifically designed to achieve these outcomes. You have the peace of mind of knowing that all of our training courses are validated by QQI.

When you attend our Train the Trainer courses, you can achieve your certification in the following 3 steps:

  • 1. Attend Training

    Our Train the Trainer courses take place over 3 or 4 consecutive, midweek days. You can learn more about the duration and upcoming dates of each course by visiting our Train the Trainer Courses page.
  • 2. Complete Self-Directed Learning + Assessment Work

    Following training, there is an 8-week period where you complete further, self-led learning and work on your assessments. During training, we provide you with a full assessment brief and guidelines for completing this work effectively.
  • 3. Submit Assessment Work

    Once you submit all of your assessment work by its due date, it will go through the QQI grading process. Successful candidates receive their QQI certificate within 1 – 3 months of their assessment submission date.

No, FETAC was amalgamated with NQAI and HETAC to become QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland). Courses and certifications that were previously “FETAC” are now “QQI”.

Yes, we have designed our courses in a structure that enables you to complete one, some, or all of the courses. You can also leave gaps between when you attend each course.

This will depend on your own goals and the direction you want to take. If you would like to call us Freephone on 1800 910 810, one of our training advisors will be happy to give you advice on what path will be most beneficial for your career.

Alternatively, just click to ask us a quick question.

Our public Train the Trainer courses run in Dublin. We have dates all year-round in venues close to the M50. Free parking is always provided.

No experience is needed to attend Train the Trainer.

We do, however recommend that participants have a working basic knowledge of using computers, as this will be important for your assessment work.

What is QQI Train the Trainer?

What is Train the Trainer QQI Level 6?


Train The Trainer Course FETAC Level 6 has been deactivated by QQI. It has been replaced by 3 new training options: Training Delivery and Evaluation, Training Needs Identification and Design, and the QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development.

Together, these new programmes cover a more in-depth scope of the Training Cycle and offer a broader range of capabilities than the original Train the Trainer. We call these 3 training options our "Train the Trainer Courses".

Training Needs Identification and Design

QQI Training Needs Identification & Design Programme


Learn how to conduct an effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and use the results to design interesting and productive training programmes.

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Training Delivery and Evaluation

QQI Training Delivery & Evaluation ("Train the Trainer")


During this course, we focus on training delivery skills and teach assessment and evaluation methods.

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QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development

QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development


This QQI Special Purpose Award is achieved by completing Training Delivery & Evaluation and Training Needs Identification & Design.

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Already Have FETAC Level 6 Train the Trainer?


If you already hold a Train The Trainer FETAC Level 6 award (course code: E30179), it will remain valid and continue to be recognised by QQI.

It may also mean that you are halfway to achieving the QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development. This is because many people who have achieved FETAC Level 6 Train The Trainer are entitled to an exemption from one of the courses that comprise the Special Purpose Award. Read more about this...

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