*self funders only
Purpose and aim of this unit
Being able to deliver learning activities in a way that gains learner confidence and engages learners is a crucial skill-set for all trainers. This unit takes learners through the essential stages of preparing for and delivering an inclusive and effective L&D activity for a group of learners. It begins with consideration of the practical preparations required to be credible as a trainer, including ensuring own readiness to deliver the activity and the availability of all resources and materials. The unit moves on to explore the concept of a positive learning climate and the range of steps that can be taken by a trainer towards creating and maintaining this. After reviewing a range of different training techniques, methods and resources, the unit requires learners to make effective use of a selection of these within the delivery of a group based L&D activity, ensuring it is both inclusive and addresses identified learning objectives.
This unit is suitable for persons who:
- are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in L&D
- are already working in the field of L&D and aim to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to delivering L&D activities.
On successful completion of this unit, learners will:
- Be able to prepare for delivery of an L&D activity.
- Be able to create a positive learning environment.
- Be able to use a range of training techniques, methods and resources to deliver an inclusive L&D activity, for a group of learners, which meets identified objectives.
To achieve this unit, the evidence the learner presents for assessment must demonstrate that they have met all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.
The learner will:
The learner can:
|1 Be able to prepare for delivery of an L&D activity
|1.1 Ensure own capability and readiness to deliver a specific L&D activity.
1.2 Ensure the availability of space, equipment and resources required for the activity.
|2 Be able to create a positive learning environment.||2.1 Explain physical and psychological features of ‘a positive learning environment’.
2.2 Prepare a physical environment for learning that is safe and healthy and which supports the learning activity.
2.3 Use communication and training techniques to put learners at ease and help overcome individual barriers to learning.
|3 Be able to use a range of training techniques, methods and resources to deliver an inclusive L&D activity, for a group of learners, which meets identified objectives.
|3.1 Use appropriate training techniques and methods to open an L&D activity.
3.2 Use a range of training techniques and methods to engage learners and address learning objectives.
3.3 Make effective use of training and learning resources to engage learners and address learning objectives.
3.4 Monitor individual learning and learner engagement in the activity, making adjustments where necessary to ensure that the activity is inclusive and addresses learning objectives.
3.5 Use appropriate training techniques and methods to close an L&D activity.