Level 5 Staff and Organisational Development

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Develop your professional understanding, standards and practice

Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at experienced practitioners working in staff and organisational development.
Results for you
• Understand and appraise your own professional skills and standards
• Evaluate your work against recognised quality standards and benchmarks
• Build your understanding of learning styles and appropriate development activities
• Identify your clients' development and training objectives
• Develop and implement appropriate training interventions
• Evaluate and critically review the outcomes of training
Impact for your employer
• Staff with defined CPD plans and activities
• Knowledge and skills that meet benchmarks and professional standards
• Staff who can develop and implement training that is appropriate for different clients and organisations
Focus on the skills you need
There are two mandatory units in this qualification. The first is ‘Developing and evaluating practitioner skills in training and education’. This covers understand learning styles, understanding and using quality standards, being able to support the learning of others and work effectively on your own professional development. The second, ‘'Working as a developer in training and education', will develop your skills as a practitioner, from identifying client development needs to implementing solutions and reviewing outcomes.

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The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

8 - 8

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into one unit group. Two hours of induction and at least four hours of tutorial support are required. There are two mandatory units. Learners must attain a total of eight credits to achieve this qualification.

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