Training officers plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and development programmes in organisations.
Duties & Tasks
Training officers may perform the following tasks:coordinate a staff training programme based on organisational and employee needsuse questionnaires and surveys in consultation with managers and staff to analyse training needs as they relate to the goals of the organisation and work areacompile training manualsdevelop training resources, which may involve preparing notes and visual displays from researched information or their own knowledgearrange or conduct training courses, which may involve demonstrating equipment, operating video recorders and cameras, leading group discussions or role-playing activities and employing experts to run sessionsevaluate the effectiveness of training programmes using surveys, questionnaires, interviews and by observation, in order to plan future courses or to amend existing onesobtain information on work-related external courses, prepare reports on their suitability and make recommendations on staff attendance at training coursesprepare, administer and conduct training assessmentsprovide career development sessions for existing staff and conduct induction sessions for new employeesassist in developing training interventions to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholderssupport learners during training interventionsmaintain learner outcomes in a Learning Management System.
Training officers instruct staff and management in many areas including occupational health and safety, operating plant machinery and equipment, driving, industrial relations, preparing for retirement, general clerical duties and supervisory skills.
- able to take initiative tactful and mature aptitude for research good organisational skills excellent communication and presentation skills.