QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award in Training & Development

(Full Award-6 Days)

NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR TUTOR DIRECTED VIRTUAL TRAINING PLATFORM

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NEXT DELIVERY DATE: June 9th – for 6 Tuesdays – Waterford

The Train the Trainer model is recognised as an industry standard for professionals who train others in the workplace or in a range of further education settings.  The skillset needed to deliver effective training interventions is complex and diverse requiring trainers to think critically, interact positively with clients and manage complex group dynamics. The learning and development landscape is constantly evolving, and trainers need to upskill and reskill to maintain their edge in competitive markets. Our Train the Trainer (Special Purpose Award in Training and Development,6S3372) and related courses ensure that the knowledge and skills gained on our programmes conform to the most up to date developments in training in Ireland.  Our experienced, qualified and hands-on trainers will take participants through an interactive, challenging and motivational experience towards gaining a qualification in training and development.  Our train the trainer courses cover a wide range of topics including theoretical frameworks, best practice interventions, management of complex scenarios and group dynamics.

We offer Train the Trainer courses Nationwide – courses can be delivered internally (in-house) or externally depending on the facilities available/required – see the Locations menu for info on our upcoming programmes. Please click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions about this award. 

OPTIONS AVAILABLE:

QQI Level 6: Course Code 6S3372 Special Purpose Award in Training & Development – 30 credits (2 Modules)

Or modules can be taken separately as follows:

QQI Level 6: Course Code 6N3325 Training Needs Identification & Design – 15 Credits (1 Module)

QQI Level 6: Course Code 6N3326 Training Delivery and Evaluation – 15 Credits (1 Module)

Overview – Special Purpose Award 

(Note: Both modules must be completed for the full training qualification)

This programme will ensure that you and/or members of your training team have the most up-to-date training qualification available. Participants will develop the tools, skills and ability to design, deliver and evaluate effecitve quality-assured training programmes.

Trainees are given the opportunity to practice their skills through the use of proven techniques which include experiential exercises, case studies, group work, interactive media and learning theories.  Participants will explore a diverse range of situations, offering them a greater insight into their work as a trainer.

Training Delivery and Evaluation (6N3326)

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Compare concepts and theories underpinning the development & delivery of training
  2. Identify issues that are likely to impact the effectiveness of a training session for example group dynamics, learning environment, engagement, teaching methods etc
  3. Increase their awareness of a range of issues to include equality, diversity and disability in the context of current legislation with regard to training diverse groups
  4. Select appropriate training materials and aids to support training content
  5. Appraise a range of evaluation models, approaches, tools and techniques used in the evaluation and monitoring of a training and development intervention and provide constructive feedback to participants.
  6. Design effective evaluation tools, suited to a training session: these tools should enable the trainer to determine whether or not training needs were met and the learning outcomes achieved.
  7. Provide effective strength-based feedback to course participants
  8. Evaluate the overall effectiveness of the training using the evaluation tools selected
  9. Develop a self-improvement action plan

Training Needs Identification & Design (6N3325)

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Outline the benefits of training needs analysis at an organisation and/or individual
  2. Assess a range of approaches and techniques to conduct a training needs analysis.
  3. Outline the stages of and conduct a targeted training needs analysis.
  4. Devise a training plan based on a systematic training needs to include user suitability, content, resources and cost-benefit analysis
  5. Examine the impact of an organisation’s strategy, policy, vision and mission on the development of suitable training.
  6. Apply a range of performance management approaches in the context of training and development needs
  7. Carry out a Gap analysis of knowledge, skills and attitudes as part of the overall TNA
  8. Design a specific training intervention, incorporating a range of design factors grounded in adult learning theory and technical know how
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Q&A for Train the Trainer

What is Train the Trainer?

 ‘Train the Trainer’ is the commonly used name for the “Special Purpose Award in Training and Development.  The QQI reference code for this award is 6S3372.  This certificate is made up of two components (modules) of equal weighting, each of them carrying 15 credits.

What kind of Qualification can I get from doing a Train the Trainer?

Train the Trainer is one of the most popular and sought-after qualifications in further education in Ireland. The Train the Trainer model is recognised as an industry standard for professionals who train others in the workplace or in a range of further education settings.  It is certified by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) at Level 6 on the national Framework of Qualifications. That puts it at the level of a higher or advanced certificate, between the Leaving Cert and an Ordinary Degree.

Can I use a Train the Trainer to teach?

The Special Purpose Award in Training and Development is an industry standard for professionals who train adults for example in the workplace or in a range of further education settings. This qualification is suitable for anyone who works as a trainer, or wishes to work as a trainer, in any capacity.

Do I need to do two modules for a Train the Trainer?

The two modules that make up the full Special Purpose Award in Training and Development are:

6N3325 – Training Needs Identification and Design (15 credits)

6N3326 – Training Delivery and Evaluation (15 Credits)

To receive the full award (6S3372) you must successfully complete both modules. If you complete one of the modules, you will receive a QQI certificate for the completed module only. If you complete the second module later, you will automatically receive the 6S3372 Specific Purpose Certificate. At Newlinks Training Solutions we are happy to facilitate you if you wish to complete your Train the Trainer qualification with us after undertaking one module somewhere else.

Do I need a Certificate to become a part time traininer?

Yes, it is essential that you can demonstrate competence in designing, delivering and evaluating a training course in order to train others.

The skillset needed to deliver effective training interventions is complex and diverse, requiring trainers to think critically, interact positively with clients and manage complex group dynamics.

The learning and development landscape is constantly evolving, and trainers need to upskill and reskill to maintain their edge in competitive markets

Why should I do my Train the Trainer with New Links?

Our experienced, qualified and hands-on trainers take participants through an interactive, challenging and motivational experience towards gaining a qualification in training and development. 

Our Train the Trainer courses cover a wide range of topics including theoretical frameworks, best practice interventions, management of complex scenarios and group dynamics.

We certify our own courses as a private training provider who has confirmed our updated Quality Assurance Approval with the national Quality and Qualifications awarding body, QQI

How can I check if I have the full Train the Trainer?

Check the code on the certificate you received from QQI. The Full Award course code is the 6S3372 Special Purpose Award in Training and Development.

If you complete one of the modules, you will receive a QQI certificate for the completed module only.

Either Training Needs Identification and Design 6N3325 or Training Delivery and Evaluation 6N3326. If you have one module completed and wish to attend New Links Training Solutions to do the other module and complete your award, we are happy to facilitate you.

How do I know my Train the Trainer qualification is genuine?

The Train the Trainer course that you will study is unique to the provider you attend. Once we design our courses we submit it for validation with QQI. Once it has been approved by their PAEC Committee the provider is permitted to deliver the course to the agreed standards.

You can check if your provider can offer QQI certified course by visiting the QQI website and clicking “I am searching for providers”.

Under “Quality Assurance Reports & Reviews” you can see if that provider has their QA Approval Report and when they were approved or if they are still pending re engagement.

What will I learn on Train the Trainer?

Our train the trainer courses cover a wide range of relevant topics. We focus on practical skills such as performing a training needs analysis, creating lesson plans, presentation skills, designing effective evaluation tools, choosing and designing delivery methods, tools and content and much more. We also introduce our learners to theoretical models of education, historical and modern.

Discuss and examine the impact of an organisation’s strategy, policy, vision and mission on the development of suitable training. Participants will develop the tools, skills and ability to design, deliver and evaluate effective quality-assured training programmes.

You are given the opportunity to practice their skills through the use of proven techniques which include experiential exercises, case studies, group work, interactive media and learning theories. 

Participants will explore a diverse range of situations, offering them a greater insight into their work as a trainer.