Train the Trainer: Special Purpose Award in Training & Development: QQI Level 6

  • Event: Train the Trainer: Special Purpose Award in Training & Development: QQI Level 6
  • Date: 07/03/2024 - 11/04/2024
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Venue: Online, Session, Via Zoom,


This course is now fully booked.

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) ensure that the knowledge and skills gained on our programmes conform to the most up to date developments in training in Ireland. Special Purpose Award in Training and Development (6S3372) consists of two modules, Training Delivery and Evaluation (6N3326) & Training Needs Identification & Design (6N3325). Both modules must be completed for the full qualification.

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.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of Training Delivery and Evaluation (6N3326) participants will be able to:

  • Compare concepts and theories underpinning the development & delivery of training
  • Identify issues that are likely to impact the effectiveness of a training session for example group dynamics, learning environment, engagement, teaching methods etc
  • 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
  • Select appropriate training materials and aids to support training content
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide effective strength-based feedback to course participants
  • Evaluate the overall effectiveness of the training using the evaluation tools selected
  • Develop a self-improvement action plan

On completion of Training Needs Identification & Design (6N3325) participants will be able to:

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


Assessments associated with these modules include skills demonstrations, projects and regular assignments there are no sit down examinations.
6N3325 Module :
Assignment 40%, Project 60% (Total 100 Marks)
6N3326 Module:
Project 40%, Skills Demonstration 40%, Learner Record 20%


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

Program Fee: Members €550 / Non-Members €600

This is a 6 day Virtual Classroom Course delivered via  Zoom supported by course materials on Moodle. 

Programme Dates: 

Session 1: 7th March from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Session 2: 14th March from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Session 3: 21st March from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Session 4: 28th March from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Session 5: 4th April from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Session 6: 11th April from 9:30am to 3:30pm

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