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IITD Certificate in Training Delivery & Evaluation – Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 (Online)

Tutors: John Gorman

Date: Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Duration: 4 Saturdays (10am - 4pm)

Venue: Online

Cost: €0

Course Profile:

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are delighted to partner once again with The Irish Institute of Training and Development to bring you this online course. This course is offered free of charge to support the Irish creative screen industries impacted by the ongoing situation with COVID-19.

The overall aim of the programme is to enable participants to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver and evaluate training activities.

Course content

  1. Adult Learning / Training Objectives
  2. Training Delivery
  3. Training Evaluation

The programme content comprises three sections and is delivered in a highly participative and practical manner. A range of learning methods and approaches will be used to promote the practical application of theoretical concepts covered.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss key aspects of adult learning theory and implement associated principles in the design and delivery of training activities.
  • Set appropriate training objectives for planned training activities.
  • Explain the role and competences of an effective trainer.
  • Identify key elements of preparing for training delivery.
  • Demonstrate core skills required for effective delivery of training programmes.
  • Identify a range of assessment tools, techniques and approaches and devise an appropriate strategy for the assessment of learning.
  • Explain the background to training evaluation, identify a range of evaluation models and principles, evaluate training programmes effectively and identify key areas of benefit and opportunity.

Programme Text-Book (provided): Professional Practice in Training & Development – An Essential Guide (IITD Publication). The course book will be posted out to participants one week before the course so they have it for the pre-reading.

Dates and Times

4 Saturdays in June, with online classes from 10am to 4pm (please note that there will be additional study/reading
given outside these hours): Sat 6th, Sat 13th, Sat 20th and Sat 27th of June.

There will be a tech test on Tuesday 2nd June from 2.30pm for 45min max.

Participant Profile:

This course is open to professionals and freelancers in the Animation, Games and VFX industry with a current, valid address in the Republic of Ireland.

The IITD Trainer Skills Certificate is suitable for the following:

  • Individuals with considerable involvement in the delivery of training.
  • Individuals who have an interest in training and development and may wish to pursue it as a career.
  • Individuals with training-related responsibilities in studios and organisations.
  • Consultants who wish to gain a formal training qualification.

System requirements needed for the course:

  • Webcam and Microphone for live chat sessions and feedback.
  • Additional hardware requirements for the course: Courses will be taking place using the Moodle and Zoom Apps.
  • Participants will need to have a good internet connection and a device with Audio, Webcam and Microphone for live
    chat sessions and feedback.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online with an up to date CV by 5pm on Monday 18th May 2020.

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