The programme is aimed at those who are currently, or planning to be, in a training and development role within an organisation or independently and who wish to gain formal certification in training to carry out their work responsibilities. The programme provides a solid introduction to main concepts and theories of training and development as well as opportunities to learn individually and as a group about training development methods and tools with a practical application of learning outcomes.
The course is aimed at those who wish to develop their knowledge and competence in training and development and who are currently, or planning to be, in a training and development role within an organisation or independently and who wish to gain formal certification in training to carry out their work responsibilities.
All learners who wish to enrol on a programme of study at WMC must satisfy the relevant minimum entry requirements for the programme and must be fluent in written and spoken English. Details of programme specific minimum requirements are available on the WMC website at www.wmcgalway.com
Minimum class size is 6 and maximum is 15, with the first intake being in Quarter 1 2022. Learners will be supported through the provision of a company Learner Handbook, a guidance on Study Skills and course material. Additional supports will be provided to learners when unexpected events occur.
Course material: Course material will include a Course Handbook, specially prepared with the Purpose and Learning Outcomes in mind. The course tutor will prepare a Presentation and handouts as required to supplement the Course Handbook and respond to learners’ needs as the course. Adult learning methodologies will include instruction, group discussion, case studies, journaling/reflection, quizzes/tests; teaching style will be facilitatory/inclusive of learners’ needs & experiences.
Assessment: Learners will be expected to complete a Learner Journal (20%), a Skills’ Demonstration (40%) and a Project (40%) as well as meeting attendance requirements. Total classroom commitment is 40 hours, with expectation that the learner will spend time in reflection in their workplace and assignment preparation. There is no work placement element or work-based learning. Total anticipated time commitment is 150 hours.
Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, learners will be equipped with the knowledge, skill and competence to deliver, assess and evaluate a training and development intervention.
Other education and training pathways: Learners will be eligible to access other further education opportunities provided by WMC or other further education and training pathways.Specific pathways for upskilling through WMC include: Training Needs Identification and Design 6N3325, Supervisory Management 6N4329, Team Leadership 6N1948, Project Management 6N4090, Manual Handling Instruction 6N0233, Safety and Health at Work 5N1794.
All learners who wish to enrol on a programme of study at WMC must satisfy the relevant minimum entry requirements for the programme. Details of programme specific minimum requirements are available on the WMC website at www.wmcgalway.com and at https://wmcgalway.com/qa-manual/