Award Type and NFQ level : CERTIFICATE LEVEL 7

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The NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education has been developed by a team of adult educators, HR and training professionals, and organisational psychologists. It focuses on delivering a high quality, relevant and widely recognised training qualification using a unique blend of face to face workshops and online learning. This course is under constant review to reflect current trends in training theory and practice. This course has been designed for: 

·         Trainers who wish to update their current skill levels.

·         Individuals who aspire to a career in training.

·         Managers and team leaders who have responsibility for training.

·         Organisational learning and development professionals employed in Private, Voluntary, Community and Statutory Sectors.

·         It is essential for trainers wishing to deliver courses up to QQI (FETAC) level 6.

Duration of the Course 100 Hours.  5 x 1day workshops plus On Line. In addition to attending the 5 workshop days you will be required to spend about 6 -10 hours per week on your coursework. There is a minimum 75% attendance requirement with attendance at the first, third and fifth workshops compulsory.

The Certificate consists of four mandatory modules which are continuously reviewed and updated to reflect current best practice.

1.    Assessing Training and Development Needs.

2.    Designing a Training Programme.

3.    Training Delivery.

4.    Training Evaluation and Contemporary Trends.

Course Duration: 4.5 days workshops spread over 15 weeks.

The NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education is a standalone qualification however when combined with the NUI Certificate in Equality Studies in Training and Development (On Line) and one other of our course such as Disability Studies or Communications and Group Skills for Managers it forms part of the Diploma in Arts in Training and Development for Socially Inclusive Workplaces. This suite of CPD courses provide a comprehensive educational/training package in core skills such as managing issues of equality and cultural diversity in the workplace for Team Leaders, Managers and Learning and Development Specialists.

As with all of our level 7 and 8 certificate and diploma courses credits gained upon completion can be used for Recognition of Prior Learning to go towards the Degree in Local Studies/Community Studies.

International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements

Mature Students

Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements.

Additional Information

 This blended course is a mixture of lectures, workshops, distance learning and online participation. Students are assessed through a combination of continuous assessments, reflective journals and assignments.  

There are no formal academic entry requirements. It is desirable, though not essential, that you currently have a training role in some capacity.


Please Apply On Line Here

For further information please contact Kay on 01 708 6062

An Easy Payment Option is available upon registration.

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