Course Description

QQI Special Purpose Award in Training & Development

This is a QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development. It is recommended for anyone who is serious about being a trainer.

This is a 7-day course, made up of two shorter Train the Trainer Courses:

  • QQI Training Delivery and Evaluation (sometimes simply called “Train the Trainer”)
  • QQI Training Needs Identification & Design


3 Benefits of This QQI Special Purpose Award


  • A Full Understanding of Professional Training SkillsBy completing both parts of this award, you will gain a confident understanding of the full Training Cycle.The Training Cycle encompasses all essential skills for trainers, such as: identifying training needs, designing, delivering, and evaluating training.
  • Added Credibility to Your CertificationQQI awards sit on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and are widely recognised.By achieving this Special Purpose Award, you are underlining your credibility and capability as a trainer.
  • Advice and Guidance from Expert TrainersThe tutors who deliver this programme bring the benefit of their years of training experience to every course we run.They will share tips and anecdotes to support your learning and provide you with feedback to help develop your abilities and confidence as a trainer.


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this QQI Special Purpose Award training, you will:

  • be able to carry out an accurate TNA (training needs analysis).
  • know how to design high quality training sessions.
  • have strong training delivery skills and plenty of practice with delivery sessions.
  • understand how to utilise training evaluation methods.


Course Content

Here is a high-level look at the modules covered as part of this QQI Special Purpose Award. You can read an in-depth programme outline in our QQI Special Purpose Award brochure. Contact us by calling Freephone 1800 910 810  or emailing to request your copy of our PDF brochure.

QQI Training Needs Identification & Design

  • Module 1: Training Concepts
  • Module 2: ISD (Instructional System Design) Models
  • Module 3: Factors Affecting Training
  • Module 4: Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
  • Module 5: Designing Training Programmes


QQI Training Delivery & Evaluation

  • Module 1: Concepts and Theories
  • Module 2: Planning to Succeed
  • Module 3: Delivering Engaging Training
  • Module 4: Evaluation of Training


Why Choose Us?

Quality-Assured Certification

Professional Development is a QQI-approved centre. We have been delivering this QQI Special Purpose Award programme since it launched.

Flexible Training Options

You can complete the two modules in whichever order suits you best.

In addition, you can take a break between the modules. With training dates available throughout the year, you will easily find your next course date when you’re ready.

Training ProviderProfessional Development
Course LocationBlanchardstown, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 15
Course CategoryTraining & Development, Management & Leadership Development
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationSpecial Purpose Award / Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSpecial Purpose Award in Training and Development (code: 6S3372)
Course Duration7 Days (3 Days + 4 Days with a break in between each)
Course Time9.30am - 5.00pm
Course Fee944
Entry RequirementsThere are no entry requirements for this QQI Special Purpose Award in Training and Development. It's suitable for anyone interested in Train the Trainer Courses and learning how to train others.
Carear PathAchieving this QQI Special Purpose Award underlines your skills and capability as a trainer. You will have a full command of the Training Cycle, a 4-stage process that every trainer should be confident implementing.
Phone1800 910 810
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Course Provider

Professional Development

Suite 11, Plaza 256, Blanchardstown Corporate Park 2, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D15 T934

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