Introductory Course – Introduction to Learning and Development
SCQF Level: 4
What will I learn?
This is an entry level course designed for candidates to develop knowledge and understanding of the key concepts and practices of learning and development. The course includes the following topics:
- Roles and responsibilities of a trainer
- Knowledge, skills and attitudes of an effective trainer
- Basic learning theory
- Legislation and training
- Training strategies
- The national training framework
What qualifications do I need?
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, as it is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.
This course does not require a personal statement.
What can I do after?This course is a good starting point for those individuals who are interested in a career in learning and development. It is also an attractive option for those in employment and who wish to undertake subject specific continuous professional development.
You can enrol onto and start this course at any time throughout the year. You could complete your course in 2 weeks or 6 months- it's up to you. Study whenever you want, at your own pace.