IITD Certificate in Training Needs Analysis & Design - QQI (FETAC) Level 6 Component Award in Training Needs Identification and Design (6N3325)

Start Date Location Duration
12/05/2021 ONLINE - 100% DELIVERED 4 Class Days Express Interest

Course details

IITD Certificate in Training Needs Analysis & Design

QQI Level 6 – Training Needs Identification & Design Component Award (6N3325 - 15 ECTS Credits)


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The price of the IITD Training Needs Analysis & Design is grant-aided by Trainers' Learning Skillnet - CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS. 



May 12th, 2021


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Maximise your time - emerge from lockdown stronger and with a broader skillset.
And you can do it online! This is your opportunity for growth.


The IITD are adhering to current restrictions by offering our courses 100% online, maintaining social distancing while at the same time allowing you to keep learning.


Learners interested in completing an online course with the IITD should note that a computer with stable internet connection capable of maintaining a good quality video conference session (webcam and microphone are compulsory requirements). A tech check will be completed in the days before commencement of the course.


Typical running order of a day on the IITD Certificate in Training Needs Analysis & Design:
9am Pre-class check and assigning of pre-class work
10am Online class
12pm Post class exercise
1pm Lunch
2pm - 4pm Online class


During lockdown, why not learn new skills with our Training Needs Analysis module and begin your journey to achieving a full QQI Level 6 qualification? Read on to find out what you will learn.



New to working in an L&D department? or new to training? and need to gain a recognised L&D qualification? This programme provides participants with the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to undertake training assessment and design / planning activities.

The programme encompasses the development of competences that will enable L&D professionals to identify and assess training needs, design, develop, plan and organise / administer relevant training activities.


Please Note: This Component award is Module 1 of the IITD Professional Practice Certificate in Training & Development


Structure and Content of Programme 

  • The Context of Training & Development (T&D)
  • Adult Learning
  • Training Needs Identification & Analysis.
  • Training Design.
The programme content comprises four sections and is delivered in a highly participative and practical manner. Some Pre-Reading and a Questionnaire is required with this programme, 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:

  • Explain key elements of training and development practice and the role of training and development in an organisational context.
  • Discuss key aspects of adult learning theory and implement associated principles during analysis of training needs and design of training interventions.
  • Identify a range of instructional design system (ISD) and Training needs analysis (TNA) models and discuss their application in a variety of organisational settings.
  • Select a TNA model and implement an appropriate TNA process incorporating outputs in terms of knowledge, skills and attitudes required and priorities.
  • Devise training plans based on prioritised training needs, including a cost benefit analysis.
  • Develop and design a range of appropriate training interventions.



Programme assessment is on a continuous basis, embracing theoretical reviews and practical assignments and project work.

QQI Level 6 Component Award

In conjunction with the IITD Certificate in Training Needs Analysis & Design, successful participants will be awarded a QQI Level 6 Training Needs Identification and Design Component Award (6N3325)

The programme is designed to ensure that assessment standards implemented by IITD are aligned to those of the QQI award. This facilitates a streamlined and user-friendly process for programme tutors and participants. 



For more information or to register your interest, please call: 045 881166

Applicants for the Professional Practice Certificate candidates must:

Be at least 18 years of age by 1 January of the year of application; 

Hold a Leaving Certificate/FETAC level 5 qualification or equivalent (it is assumed that participants will have an underlying foundational working knowledge/experience/interest in L&D and/or training).

All applicants whose first language is not English must have attained IELTS Level 6 or the equivalent TOEFL score 

PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered online. Applicants must have access to a computer, stable WiFi, camera, speakers and microphone.


Cost of programme: 

€495 to participants eligible for Trainers' Learning Skillnet (TLS) funding

€795  - non-eligible participants

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