Certificate in Training Design

ATC Training Limited
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Professional Training
12 hours
49.99 GBP
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Course description

Certificate in Training Design

Create lesson plans, schemes of work and training materials to promote inclusion and maximise learning. This course provides a foundation of knowledge of how people learn, how to consider individual, group or organisational training needs and create effective learning aims and objectives. This course includes practical tools and advice on planning and designing outstanding courses.

The Certificate in Training Design is is an online self-study course with all required course materials included. After enrolling, the learner will be assigned to a tutor who will arrange an initial ‘welcome’ call via phone, Zoom or Microsoft Teams. The tutor will mark any assessments and be available throughout the course for any questions.

Enrolled learners can join a conversation with other learners on ATC Training courses and learn from peers by creating a topic for discussion on our private forum.

Suitability - Who should attend?


This course is suitable for those with no prior knowledge. Learners must have access to the internet to access the content

Who should do this course?

Ideal for those who currently or may in the future be required to plan or design training sessions or programmes. The course is suitable for those with no prior knowledge, as well as experienced trainers or training managers looking to fill knowledge gaps and gain recognition.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Compare popular theories of learning and relate to your own experience
  • Identify training needs of individuals and the wider organisation
  • Develop SMART learning objectives with suitable assessment methods
  • Design session plans and a scheme of work to promote inclusive learning
  • Produce training material that maximises learning

This course includes an accredited PDF certificate upon successful completion.

CPD Accredited (20 credits)

Training Course Content


  • Welcome to your ATC Training course (NTO)
  • Introduction to the Certificate in Training Design

Principles of Learning

  • Learning Models
    • Learning Styles
    • Kolb’s Learning Cycle
    • The 70/20/10 Model
    • Conscious Competence Theory
  • The Teaching/Training Cycle
    • Identifying Needs
    • Planning and Design
    • Delivery of Training
    • Assessing Learning
    • Evaluation
    • Principles of Learning

Identifying Training Needs

  • Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
    • When will you need to carry out a TNA?
    • TNA Collection Methods
    • Determine if training is the correct solution
    • Example TNA
  • Individual Learning Needs (ILN)
    • What is an Initial Assessment?
    • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
    • Carrying out an Initial Assessment
    • Identifying Training Needs

Session and Course Planning

  • Learning Aims and Objectives
    • SMART Learning Objectives
    • Bloom’s Taxonomy
    • A Taxonomy Tree: A Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy Graphic
  • Differentiation
  • Planning for Inclusive Learning
  • Embedding Functional Skills
  • Creating your scheme of work and session plans
    • Create a Session Plan
  • Legislation and Resource Design

Incorporating Assessment

  • Introduction to Assessment
    • Methods of Assessment
    • Assessment Examples
    • Principles of Assessment

Creating Learning Materials

  • Creating Printed Media
  • Creating Professional Presentations
  • Books, Textbooks and ‘off-the-shelf’ products
  • Moving your training to an online platform
  • Designing material for virtual delivery

Course Summary

  • Thank you for completing the Certificate in Training Design

Why choose ATC Training Limited

Over 2500+ learners since our launch in 2020, across the UK and worldwide

Flexible delivery options including self-study, live online sessions, or classroom

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


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ATC Training Limited

Welcome to ATC Training Limited. We are a training provider offering qualifications across the UK and CPD accredited courses worldwide. We provide distance learning courses, live remote courses and classroom face to face training. We specialise in: Train the Trainer...

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Average rating 5

Based on 4 reviews.

Tony B.
this really has opened my eyes to the importance of designing courses based on genuine needs
Abdul B.
Looking forward to using this at work
Shona L.
I need to now go back and make my Learning Objectives SMART
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