Train the Trainer (QQI Level 6) by Distance Learning

369.00 229.00

  • Course Fee: Special Offer price from: €229
  • Award: QQI Level 6 component Certificate in Training Delivery and Evaluation (6N3326).
  • NFQ Credit Value: 15 credits.
  • Format: Online eLearning course supported with fully qualified tutors & accredited by QQI.
  • Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
  • No classes to attend.


Course Description

The purpose of this eLearning QQI Train the Trainer (Training Delivery and Evaluation) 6N3326 award is to develop an understanding of the methodologies and processes available to approach Training Delivery and Evaluation. We will do this by equipping the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in Training Delivery and Evaluation through planning, design, delivery, assessment and evaluation.

Specifically the programme covers the concepts and theories of delivery and evaluation and understand how this is applied to ensure effectiveness of a training session. We will explore the legislation associated with ensuring equality and fairness for all trainees regardless of their ethnic background or disability.

We will also take a look at evaluation models, approaches, techniques and tools as well as a range of training aids and will explore how to approach the provision of constructive feedback to participants as well as specialised training delivery and evaluation skills. Finally we will review the training evaluation process.

Learners have a qualified and experienced Tutor / Lecturer whose role is to deliver the course, and provide you with support throughout the duration of the programme. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.

This course is fully delivered through our industry leading eLearning platform with learning formats that include for example – tutor videos, written course work and quizzes.



Course Details

Topics covered include:


Unit 1: The Theory of Training and Evaluation of Learning

  • Adult Learning Theories
  • Instructional Design Theories
  • Effective Training Delivery Theories and Techniques
  • Objectives of Training Evaluation for Adults.


Unit 2: Training Delivery Planning and Preparation

  • Group dynamics
  • Dealing with Disruptive Behaviour
  • The Role of the Trainer
  • Delivery Planning
  • Feedback.


Unit 3: Diversity and Legislation

  • Managing Diversity
  • Equality in training
  • Legislation governing Equality and Diversity.


Unit 4: IT Technologies.

  • Instruction Design Models
  • Using IT Technologies as part of your evaluation platform.


Unit 5: Methods of Delivery and Assessment

  • Training Strategies
  • Training Delivery methodologies
  • Formative Assessment
  • Summative Assessment
  • Assessment Techniques
  • Planning Assessment.
  • Feedback.


Unit 6: Evaluation of Training

  • Evaluating a Training Programme
  • Evaluation Techniques
  • Programme Review.


Who should complete this QQI course?

  • Those who have commenced a career in Training and Education, and who would like to receive an approved National Qualification.
  • Those who wish to become a certified trainer.
  • Those involved in training administration, delivery, design or assessment.
  • Training and HR personnel in large organisations.


Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:

  • Leaving Cert or equivalent, and/or relevant life or work experience.
  • Proficient in Spoken and Written English.
  • As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
  • If you take this course by eLearning you will need basic IT skills and have access to broadband.



  • This Programme is assessed through completion of a Project (40%), Skills Demonstration (40%) and a Learner Record (20%).
  • As part of our quality assurance, assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent QQI External Authenticator.


Our Tutors:


Siobhan Murphy:

Siobhan is a Soft Skills Training Consultant who has been delivering communication courses over the last 8 years. As a softskills trainer she has delivered Train the Trainer, Effective Communication, Customer Service, Selling Techniques, Management Development and many more. Siobhan has a great passion for delivering training and therefore she  scores very highly on her Evaluation. 

Siobhan  holds a Bachelor of  Business Studies in Marketing Management, Diploma in Languages & Marketing and a Certificate in Continuing Adult Education. She has worked in several large multi-national companies such as Oracle and Stream Global Services.  Whilst working for Stream Global she was project lead on a number of Training Projects where she designed, implemented and delivered many soft skills training programmes across EMEA. Her creative, energetic and interactive delivery style provides her courses with variety and pace, which makes the atmosphere conducive to retentive learning. Her belief is ‘learn by doing’ and she  ensures to implement a strong practical element into her training.

Lorraine Walsh:

Lorraine is a Business Trainer who has been delivering training for the past 7 years.  She has delivered courses all over the country. As part of her range of courses, she delivers, Train the Trainer, Business Planning, Supervisory Management, Conflict Management, Project Management, Event Management and Managing People, Creating ICT Resources using the internet, Getting started with your laptop and digital projector, Introduction to the interactive whiteboard and basic computer skills.

Lorraine holds an Honours Bachelor degree in Business Studies, specialising in Human Resource Management, A Diploma in Accountancy and a Certificate in Business studies, a Honours Higher Diploma in Education and Fetac Train the Trainer.
Lorraine teaches learners to develop a love for their subject  matter. Feedback on her delivery states she is a very approachable, helpful tutor who uses a wide variety of techniques to enhance learner interest and retention of knowledge.


Selection of Testimonials:

Fergal Connolly.
“Excellent Facilities in Leopardstown. Richard is an excellent trainer. His training style is very relaxed and will be an excellent role model for anyone wishing to become a trainer. Overall very happy with how the course went!”

Barry Spellman.
“Would recommend this Open College course and trainer. All were very helpful and I will be able to take back training to working life. Trainer was excellent, great practical and real world experience.”

Harriet Kaufman.
“Thought the Train the Trainer course was excellent and I have really enjoyed the last four weeks It definitely works better spreading out the days over 4 weeks rather than four consecutive days. Everyone was encouraged to participate equally, I enjoyed it!”

Beatriz Morell.
“I have already improved my knowledge in designing and planning training and in the delivery and evaluation. The trainer encouraged between all the class, there was a very comfortable atmosphere and we were all working together to achieve our target. I have already recommended this course to my friends. Thank You!”

Maria Kennedy.
“Course and Tutor – 10 out of 10. Tutor was there before class and after class and on email if you had any problems, great support. Great location and so easy to get to. Also great being able to do the course one day a week!”

George Adams D.G.S.A –
“Just completed the ‘Train The Trainer’ course with Siobhan Murphy and The Open College team. I must say, I have completed many courses in my 35 years in business and this was one if not the most enjoyable course i have attended or for that matter given. Thank you so much and best of luck for the future. hope to see you again for the next level..”

M Cheevers.
“I really enjoyed this course, I was very nervous about presenting & Lorraine our tutor really helped me with. I can’t fault any of the course – 10 out of 10.”

C Nir.
“Great training environment, our tutor was very engaging, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Fantastic hand-outs & training materials and also great to have them available on the online platform.”

A Minaguchi.
“I found the course very useful, relevant and done in a way that was friendly and more casual, which helped me to remember more information. The trainer Lorraine was really frien…dly + approachable and really made the course more enjoyable. She was free to talk to students on a 1-2-1 basis if needed. The course content was also related back to our individual fields which helped me to realise how to apply the learning. 10 out of 10 and would definitely recommend this to my friends.”

E Vicielle.
“Communication was very effective throughout and delivered by powerpoint, by talking, by exchanging opinions and by doing. Really useful learning and ready to put into action.”

D Mullen.
“Our Train the Trainer tutor Lorraine is very knowledgeable in her field. She made the course fun and enjoyable and she put the whole group at ease from day 1. I wish the course was longer – only because I enjoyed it so much. Training rooms were very bright, lots of natural light and very comfortable. I would recommend this course and The Open College to anyone.”

K Cremins.
“Communication on this Train the Trainer course was excellent both in class and between sessions with our tutor answering questions during the week. I thought the course was well structured and Lorraine was an excellent tutor and I feel fully confident now to give presentations in my own sector and even in a new topic.”



  • Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 6 Training Delivery and Evaluation component Certificate (6N3326).
  • QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Click here for details of the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Click here for more detailed Accreditation information.
  • There is a €85.00 registration fee payable to include administration, moderation and QQI accreditation.

QQI Distance Learning Courses

Location & Dates

This new Train the Trainer 6N3326 (QQI Level 6) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.

Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.



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