Education & Training

Training Needs Identification & Design (6N3325)

This professional training qualification will be of interest to anyone who wants to gain knowledge and insight into the profession. It will allow participants to gain professional Training Needs Identification skills allowing them to design, plan and develop training courses that deliver the needs of the client. This course enables the learner to develop the planning researching and practical skills to deliver effective training.

This course is Part One of the Two Part Special Purpose QQI Award 6S3372 Training & Development.

“Following the course I was promoted to the position of training manager. It would never have happened without this qualification. Thanks a million”- Val

Course content


  • Concepts of Training
  • Factors Affecting Training
  • Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
  • Instructional System Design (ISD)
  • Design Training Programmes
  • Course Content

    • Concept of Training & Developement
    • Theories of Adult Learning
    • Principles of Adult Education
    • Instructional Design Systems
    • Importance of Training Needs Analysis
    • Prioritise Training Needs
    • Planning Training Objectives
    • Concepts of Training Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Designing Training Interventions

    • Entry requirements: QQI Level 5 certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experience. Learners must have excellent reading, writing and numeracy skills.
      Qualification: QQI Level 6
      Course Code: 6N3326
      Learner Progression: Leading to QQI Special Purpose Award 6 S3372 Training & Developement Assessment: Two Assignments and a Project
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    Price and next starting date.

    • Price: €250 (Excluding Certification Fee)
    • Funding: A range of training courses are available with NCU Training which are free to unemployed persons. The first step is to contact your local Employment Services Office to register and apply for training.
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