Training Needs Identification and Design QQI Level 6

Overview – This programme provides participants with the knowledge, skill and competence to identify training and development needs at an organisation and or individual level. It offers participants the opportunity to learn the skills of devising a training plan and to explore the scope of training and development design. The aim of this programme is to provide a practical insight into the training needs analysis, identification and design.

Delivered through MyOptimum e-learning platform with the support of Optimum support personnel and the Specialist Trainer within a 10-12 week period.

This programme is part of the QQI Special Purpose Level 6 Award in Training and Development (6S3372)

QQI Level 6

10-12 Weeks

MyOptimum Moodle

Module Breakdown

Module 1 | Learning concepts and internal and external factors that influence training and development

Module 2 | Purpose of training and impact of organisational strategy, policy and vision on training and development

Module 3 | Benefits of TNA, range of approaches and techniques to conduct a TNA and the stages Involved

Module 4 | Instructional System Design Models (ISD)

Module 5 | Identifying barriers to training and organisational attitudes, training plan and cost benefit analysis

Module 6 | Designing a training intervention and developing training content and material to include training aids

Module 7 | Performance management approaches, conducting a TNA and evaluating training outcomes

Training Delivery and Evaluation QQI Level 6

Overview –This programme is designed to enable participants to impart skills and experience to others with confidence through designing and delivering professional training with positive learning outcomes for all involved. This course aims to provide all participants with an overview of the core Training Design and Delivery which will enhance their training ability on a practical and professional level.

This programme is part of the QQI Special Purpose Level 6 Award in Training and Development (6S3372)

QQI Level 6

4 Days


Module Breakdown

Module 1 | Introduction and Purpose of Training & Adult Learning

Module 2 | Systematic Training & Planning and Preparing

Module 3 | Delivering, Assessing, Reviewing – Evaluation

Module 4 | Diversity and Legislation

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Who Should Apply

This course is suited to participants of all experience levels,  both new and experienced trainers, consultants and those all involved in learning and development roles.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 5 or equivalent in a relevant subject area
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Competent in self-directed learning

For more details on participation suitability of this course, check out our learner handbook (click here) or contact us directly at / (01) 672 8628

Assessment Criteria

Training Needs:

Project 60%
Assignment One 20%
Assignment Two 20%

Training Delivery:

Project 40%
Skills Demonstration 40%
Learner Record 20%

Qualification & Progression Options

This two programmes lead to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications.

QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland.

NFQ Credit Value: 30 credits (15 credits per award)

Students who successfully complete this programme may use this Level 6 credit towards the QQI Special Purpose Award Training and Development (6S3372). To view more Major Awards that this programme can lead to, please contact us directly or visit

How to Apply

If you have any queries and require further information, we would be happy to chat to you. Contact us directly at or talk to our team at (01) 672 8628

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