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Dates: Thursdays X 4 -  21st and 28th March & 4th and 11th April, 2019   9.30am - 5pm

Location: Clayton Hotel, Galway

Cost: €595 Member; €695 Non Member per person ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet funding applied
includes materials and QQI certification

Trainer: Mike Roche 

QQI Level 6Training Delivery and Evaluation
(6N3326)

The purpose of the Certificate in Training Delivery and Evaluation programme is to provide training delivery personnel with the tools and techniques required to effectively deliver, assess and evaluate their training programmes. Participants will gain practical experience and a recognised training certification.

Module Content

  • Adult Learning Principles
  • Setting Training Objectives
  • Roles and Competencies of an Effective Trainer
  • Preparing for Delivering Training
  • Training Delivery
  • Learning Assessment and Training Evaluation

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the key principles of adult learning and incorporate these into the design and delivery of their training activities.
  • Set clear and specific training objectives for their programmes.
  • Outline the roles and competencies of an effective trainer.
  • Explain the principles of group dynamics in a training environment.
  • Discuss the specific issues of equality, diversity and disability regarding training access and delivery in the context of current legislation.
  • Identify the key components in preparing for training delivery.
  • Deliver an effective training programme.
  • Identify appropriate assessment techniques for a training intervention.
  • Assess a range of models, techniques and approaches to evaluate training programmes effectively.
  • Produce an evaluation report for a training programme, highlighting the areas of success and the opportunities for improvement.

Proposed Methodology

Mike Roche has experience in delivering this programme across all sectors and can tailor the programme to the specific needs of the target audience.

This program is participative and interactive and in tandem with a number of exercises (both individual and group), participants will be encouraged to discuss topics and share their own experiences.

As a means of developing people’s presentation skills, recording and playback is used throughout the programme as a feedback mechanism for participants.This process wil also serve as preparation for the assessed skills demonstration exercise on the final day.

Day 1: 

Time

Content

Method

09:30

Introduction to Assessment Process

Presentation and Discussion

10:30

Break

10:45

Adult Learning Theory

  • Learning Methods
  • Laws of Learning
  • Learning Cycle

Presentation, Discussion and completion of Learning Styles Questionnaire

13:00

Lunch

13:45

Characteristics of an Effective Trainer

Group Exercise

14:15

Motivation and its Relevance to Training

Presentation and completion of Questionnaire

14:45

Break

15:00

Sample Skills Demonstration

DVD

15:45

Presentation Skills (1)

Demonstration and Practice

16:45

Day 1 Review

Question and Answer Session

17:00

Day 1 Close

Day 2: 

Time

Content

Method

09:00

Day 1 Recap

Discussion

09:10

Communication Skills in Training Delivery

  • Key Components
  • How to get real understanding
  • Barriers to Effective Communication

Presentation, Discussion, Individual and Role Play Exercises

10:45

Break

11:00

Group Dynamics in a Learning Environment

Group Exercise

12:00

Setting Training Objectives

Presentation, Discussion and Individual Exercise

13:00

Lunch

13:45

Preparing for Training Delivery

  • Trainee Considerations
  • Choosing and Preparing Learning Aids
  • Training Location

Presentation, Discussion and Individual Exercise

15:15

Break

15:30

Presentation Skills (2)

Demonstration and Practice

16:45

Day 2 Review

Question and Answer Session

17:00

Day 2 Close

 

Day 3: 

Time

Content

Method

09:00

Day 2 Recap

Discussion

09:10

Training Delivery Strategies

  • Maintaining a Positive Learning Culture
  • Instruction and Demonstration
  • Effective Use of Learning Aids

Presentation, Discussion and Group Exercise

10:30

Break

10:45

Assessment Techniques

  • Purpose of Assessment
  • Different Types of Assessment

Presentation, Discussion and Gr Exercise

11:30

Evaluation of Training (1)

  • Why Evaluate?
  • Evaluation Models

Presentation, Discussion and Group Exercise

13:00

Lunch

13:45

Evaluation of Training (2)

  • Developing Evaluation Questionnaires
  • Identifying Areas of Success and Opportunities for Improvement

Presentation, Discussion and Group Exercise

14:30

Skills Demonstrations Practice Sessions (1)

Recording and Playback

15:15

Break

15:30

Skills Demonstrations Practice Sessions (2)

Recording and Playback

16:45

Day 3 Review

Question and Answer Session

17:00

Day 3 Close

 

Outline Training Plan – Day 4: 

Time

Content

Method

09:00

Assessment Centre – Skills Demonstrations and Assessment of Learning

Individual Participant Delivery

10:45

Break

11:00

Assessment Centre – Skills Demonstrations and Assessment of Learning

Individual Participant Delivery

13:15

Lunch

14:00

Equality and Diversity Issues for Trainers

Presentation and Discussion

15:15

Break

15:30

Outstanding Assessment Requirements

Presentation and Discussion

16:30

Programme Review and Evaluation

Discussion, Q&A and Questionnaire

17:00

Programme Close

 

Assessment

Project (40%)
Participants are provided with a project brief which requires them to produce evidence of researching and undertaking a review of training evaluation models. They will also be required to implement an evaluation process for an actual training session and to report on both success areas and and areas for programme improvement.

The project must be submitted within three weeks of the end of classroom delivery.  Word Count: 2,000 – 2,500 excluding appendices.

Skills Demonstration (40%)
Participants will be required to deliver a skills-based training session of 15 minutes duration on Day 4 of the programme. They will then have a further 10 minutes to assess the learning and provide appropriate feedback to trainees on their performance.

Learner Record (20%)
Participants are required to maintain a learner record throughout the duration of the programme. Particular areas of focus will include those that impacted (positively or negatively) on the training and will include reference to the concepts and theories underlying training delivery, in addition to the training related areas of legislation.

The learner record must be submitted within three weeks of the end of classroom delivery.  Word Count: 1,200 – 1,500 excluding appendices

  • M.Sc in Training and Human Resource Management, University of Leicester
    • B.E. Electrical Engineering, University College Cork
    • Graduate Diploma in Management Studies, Institute of Commercial Management
    • Focus on Training – Certificate in Training and Development, Irish Management Institute

TRAINER

Mike Roche has over 20 years experience in the manufacturing sector, working both in engineering and as a Learning and Development practitioner in a number of multinational organisations. He has held management positions in engineering and has also been a Training Manager in an FDA regulated medical device organisation.

Since establishing Mike Roche Training in 2010, his main activities include the design and delivery of both accredited and non-accredited training to all sectors in the areas of:

  • Leadership Development
  • Supervisory Management
  • Train the Trainer
  • Performance Management
  • Influencing and Negotiating Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Time Management and Personal Effectiveness

He is a full member of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD), for whom he also delivers accredited training.

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