The course is aimed at those in organisations with responsibilities for training and development or planning to become involved in same. It is for individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and competence in training design and delivery including those studying independently or working in organisations with responsibilities for training or planning to become involved in training in the future. The programme provides a solid introduction to main concepts and theories of training design.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively research and design training interventions. This programme will cover the theories and methods required to research, analyse data and design appropriate training interventions. The course is aimed at those who are currently delivering training or planning to deliver training in their current place of work or independently.
Minimum class size is 6 and maximum is 12, with the first intake being in October 2021. 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
Learners will be supported through the provision of a company Learner Handbook, a guidance on Study Skills and programme material. Additional supports will be provided to learners when unexpected events occur.
Programme material will include a Programme Handbook, specially prepared with the Purpose and Learning Outcomes in mind. The programme tutor will prepare a presentation and handouts as required to supplement the Programme Handbook and respond to learners’ needs as the programme. Adult learning methodologies will include instruction, group discussion, case studies, quizzes/tests; teaching style will be facilitatory/inclusive of learners’ needs & experiences.
Assessment: Learners will complete a Project and two assignments(essay and presentation) consisting of several tasks 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. Total anticipated time commitment is 150 hours.
Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, learners will be provided with new knowledge, information, and skills in the subject of training design. They will be able to approach the design of training interventions in a systematic and objective way both in their current positions and in future roles. This, in turn, will enable them to contribute to learning and development activity in their workplace this building the capacity of other employees to focus on business success. It is one of two modules which together help to qualify the learner as a QQI recognised trainer with the ability to train others in the workplace and elsewhere.
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 Delivery and Evaluation 6N3326, 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/