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Sharpen your skills, boost your knowledge, advance your career
As a member of the Irish institute of Training & Development, you can avail og a huge range of benefits.
Our Panel of Mentors consists of experienced professionals who will assist those who can benefit from individual guidance for a defined period.
Professional Practice Certificate in Training &
Development (Level 6 Special Purpose Award)
The IITD and Trainers' Learning Skillnet - helping you to thrive during this time of adversity.
The price of the Professional Practice Certificate is grant-aided by 50% (thanks to Skillnet Ireland) - CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS.
Maximise your time - emerge from lockdown stronger and with a broader skillset. And you can do it online!
The IITD are adhering to current restrictions by offering our flagship Professional Practice Certificate 100% online, maintaining social distancing while at the same time allowing you to keep learning.
This is your opportunity for growth.
Learners interested in completing the Professional Practice Certificate should note that a computer with stable internet connection capable of maintaining a good quality video conference session (webcam and microphone are compulsory requirements). A tech check will be completed in the days before commencement of the course.
Are you new to L&D or do you need to gain a recognised trainers' qualification?
The overall aim of the PPC is to enable participants to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to undertake training activities. The programme encompasses the development of competences that will enable students to identify and assess training needs, and to develop, plan, organise, deliver and evaluate relevant training activities.
The IITD Professional Practice Certificate in Training & Development programme offers participants the opportunity to achieve recognised certification as an effective trainer. Awards include:
Module 1 - Certificate in Training Needs Analysis & Training Design
The IITD Certificate in Training Need Analysis & Design programme is specifically designed to enable participants to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to identify and analyse training needs, and to plan, design and develop relevant training interventions.
The programme offers participants the opportunity to achieve recognised certification as an effective trainer: awards include:
Module 2 - Trainer Skills Certificate
The IITD Trainer Skills Certificate programme is specifically designed to enable participants to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver and evaluate training activities pertinent to those responsible for the training of others in organisations.
The programme offers participants the opportunity to achieve recognised certification as an effective trainer. Awards include:
Module 1 of the PPC is the IITD Certificate in Training Needs Analysis & Design (can be taken independently). The upcoming dates are as above.
ONLINE - Wednesday, October 28th (for four consecutive Wednesdays)
ONLINE - Tuesday, November 24th (for four consecutive Tuesdays)
For more information or to register your interest, please contact the IITD office: 045 881166
Applicants for the Professional Practice Certificate candidates must:
Be at least 18 years of age by 1 January of the year of application;
Hold a Leaving Certificate/FETAC level 5 qualification or equivalent (it is assumed that participants will have an underlying foundational working knowledge/experience/interest in L&D and/or training).
All applicants whose first language is not English must have attained IELTS Level 6 or the equivalent TOEFL score
PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered online. Applicants must have access to a computer, stable WiFi, camera, speakers and microphone.
2 Day Training Instructor Programme
The IITD Training Instructor Programme is aimed specifically at those with ‘front-line’ responsibility for training others in organisations. Learning the basic fundamental training skills is the first step in building a successful career as an instructor. The course focuses on helping you develop those basic skills and knowledge expected of an instructor.
The programme offers participants the opportunity to achieve recognised certification as an effective trainer including the IITD Training Instructor Certificate.
1 Day Training Administrator Programme
The IITD Training Administrator programme is designed for those who want a greater insight into the role, responsibilities and core competencies of administering a training and learning department. During the course you will have an opportunity to assess what you are currently doing and consider other approaches that can be applied in your department to improve current practices.
The programme offers participants the opportunity to achieve recognised certification as an effective training Administrator including the IITD Training Administrator Certificate