Training Needs Identification & Design Course

During our Training Needs Identification & Design course, you will learn how to accurately identify training needs and, using this information, design training programmes that are both effective and engaging for participants.

This 3-day workshop is an excellent choice for anyone who has a need to design training for others as part of an existing role, or is considering working as a professional trainer. This course leads to a QQI Level 6 certificate in Training Needs Identification & Design.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Gain a respected training certification (QQI Level 6, code: 6N3325)
  • Understand the essential elements of carrying out a Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
  • Learn how to design engaging, high-impact training sessions

Next Start Date

25th of November 2019 Dublin Reserve
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What are the Benefits of this Training Needs Identification & Design Course?

What are the benefits of this QQI Level 6 Training Needs Identification & Design Course?

  • A Respected Certification

    This QQI award is placed at level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
  • Opportunity for Progression

    This course is one of two modules that comprise the QQI Training & Development Special Purpose Award.
  • Training Needs Analysis Skills

    Identifying the training needs of learners is a vital skill for any professional trainer.
  • Design & Development Methods

    Get the skills and confidence to design training programmes that deliver results.

What is covered on this QQI Training Needs Identification & Design Course?

  • Module 1: Concepts of Training

    Examine the purpose and objectives for training
    The principles of adult learning
  • Module 2: Factors Affecting Training

    Internal and external factors influencing training requirements
    Identifying barriers to training and development
    The impact of organisation strategy on training and development
  • Module 3: Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

    Evaluate the importance and benefits of a TNA
    Outline the stages in conducting a TNA
    Assess a variety of approaches and techniques for conducting a TNA
    Evaluating TNA outcomes in terms of gaps in knowledge, skills and attitudes
  • Module 4: Instructional System Design (ISD) Models

    Discuss and evaluate ISD models such as:
    The Training Cycle
    Honey & Mumford Adult Learning Styles
    Kolb's Adult Learning Cycle
    Kirkpatrick's Levels of Evaluation
  • Module 5: Designing Training Programmes

    Outlining training objectives
    Devising a training programme based on training objectives and the outcomes of your training needs analysis
    Creating sample training sessions
    Selecting appropriate adult learning theory
    Devising suitable exercises to support the learning
    Developing relevant training content and materials

Is Train The Trainer Still Available?

The old Train The Trainer FETAC Level 6 certification (code: E30179) has been deactivated by QQI.

The Training Delivery & Evaluation Level 6 course is its closest replacement in style and content.

You can progress to the QQI Training & Development Special Purpose Award by completing Training Delivery and Evaluation along with this course, Training Needs Identification & Design.

Is the old Train The Trainer Award still valid?

Yes, if you have the old FETAC Train The Trainer Level 6 Minor Award, this will continue to be recognised by QQI. An exemption from one of the components of the Special Purpose Award in Training and Development is available to anyone holding the Train The Trainer (E30179). However, you only have a limited time to claim this exemption from when you achieve your initial Train The Trainer (E30179) award.

Learn More

Click below to download our detailed Training Needs Identification & Design brochure. You can also click below to ask us a question about this course, or call us on Freephone 1800 910 810 to talk with our training consultants.

Frequently Asked Questions: Training Needs Identification & Design

  • Do I need experience to attend?

    No, this course is suited to participants of any experience level. Our courses always have a mix of seasoned trainers and those who are new to the area of training and development.
  • What certification will I receive?

    This course leads to a QQI certification. When you attend our course and pass its assessments, you will achieve a QQI Level 6 certificate in Training Needs Identification & Design. This is a Level 6 minor award on the National Framework of Qualifications. The course code for Training Needs Identification & Design is 6N3325 and this award is worth 15 credits.
  • What is the Training & Development Special Purpose Award?

    QQI recently introduced a Level 6 Training & Development Special Purpose Award, which comprises of this course, Training Needs Identification & Design (code: 6N3325) and a second course, Training Delivery & Evaluation (code: 6N3326). By completing both courses and assessments successfully, you will achieve the Special Purpose Award.
  • Is it essential to complete both courses in the Special Purpose Award?

    No. You only need to attend both Training Needs Identification & Design and Training Delivery & Evaluation if you would like to achieve the Special Purpose Award. They can also be completed as stand-alone courses.
  • How will gaining the QQI Training & Development Special Purpose Award benefit my career?

    This QQI Training & Development Special Purpose Award will give your skills and competency as a trainer added credibility with potential employers. The in-depth work on all 4 elements of the Training Cycle will help you build confidence in your ability to develop, design, deliver and evaluate training programmes.

Do you have any other questions?

We will be happy to help. You can click to ask a question below or call us on Freephone 1800 910 810. You can also download a full, detailed brochure below.

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