ILM Training Management Course

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4 Days Instructor Led – 36 hours



1. This Courses is designed for managers, training managers and training practitioners. The six stage training management model comprises of:

a. Analysis.
b. Course design.
c. Delivery.
d. Assessment & testing.
e. Authentication.
f. Development.

The aim of training management is to analyse, design, deliver, assess, test, evaluate, develop and manage effective and efficient training for all company employees. There is no pre-requisite for this course but learners should be managers, training managers or training practioners with a vested interest in at least one of the six stages listed above.


2. The CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses consists of 7 separate courses, listed under each course are the objectives that each learner will achieve during the program:

a. Training Management:
(1) Define management roles
(2) Define management responsibilities.
(3) Allocate authority.
(4) Write management processes.
(5) Describe the six stages.

b. Analysis:
(1) Define tasks, sub-tasks & task-indicators.
(2) Gather data.
(3) Describe the concept of planning & briefing.
(4) Conduct analysis.
(5) Create and reference a job chart.
(6) Write a job statement.
(7) Define training standards.
(8) Conduct a training requirement analysis & write a training statement.
(9) Conduct a training category & impact analysis.

c. Design:
(1) Conduct task indicator allocation, highlighting & grouping.
(2) Write instructional and administration specifications.
(3) Explain considerations & construct a Training programme.
(4) Explain the contents of a Training plan.
(5) Explain the factors affecting on-the-job-training.

d. Delivery:
(1) Explain the concept of trainers as role models.
(2) Explain the selection & qualification of trainers.
(3) Explain the factors to consider when selecting a training provider.
(4) Explain Training the trainer objectives.

e. Assessment & Testing:
(1) Write an assessment & testing approach.
(2) Use assessment & testing methods.
(3) Use assessment & testing types.
(4) Use referencing principles.
(5) Write assessment & testing specifications.
(6) Use theory & practical assessments & tests.
(7) Write questions.

f. Authentication:
(1) Write an authentication approach.
(2) Use validation.
(3) Write satisfaction surveys.
(4) Conduct moderation.
(5) Write a verification survey.

g. Development:
(1) Explain supervisors & supervisor training.
(2) Conduct coaching.
(3) Conduct mentoring.
(4) Explain the factors to consider when selecting a training provider.
(5) Write a continuous professional development approach (CPD).
(6) Write a CPD record.


3. The fundamental purpose of the CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses is to develop the training management skills (analysis, design, delivery, assessment & testing, authentication and development) of personnel charged with the production and/or sourcing of training for employees in the most efficient and effective manner. In order to fully achieve these aims the CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses utilises initial training delivery in a central presentation setting followed by focused experiential individual and syndicated practical activities, group discussions, learner led presentations, and information sharing sessions.

4. The CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses has assessed training management practices, where learners are required to demonstrate their ability to analyse tasks, design training objectives, design a training course, design assessments and tests and design quality assurance products that support the training objectives. The learners are required to demonstrate the requisite behaviours required of a training manager or training practitioner throughout the training period. Nevertheless, the CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses is developmental; the course ethos is one of encouragement, support and motivation.


5. Although aimed at ensuring adherence to the six stage training management model and best practice the CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses are not prescriptive to the detriment of specific single company training requirements. The course is specifically designed to allow single company contextualisation based upon flexible course programming, company-specific instructional practices and methods & media development contextualised by the CORTRA development team.

6. The CORTRA Training Management Suite of Courses provides training managers and training practioners with the knowledge and skills needed to produce employee training that is highly effective, efficient, relevant and interesting; training that is the first step in an employee’s developing career.


7. International accreditation is an excellent indicator of quality; lends credibility to training and stands as an international benchmark. There is a growing trend for customers to demand that all training is relevant and accredited by an internationally recognised independent organisation.

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