Training Needs Analysis.
A training needs analysis is the first part of the training design process. A training needs analysis needs to be carried out in order to determine the gap between existing skills and the skills that are required by the learner. It identifies the skills and knowledge that the learners already have and the skills that need to be developed in order to advance the learner. The analysis highlights the goals and expectations of the learner and what is driving the need for training. It also establishes a need for the course that is being planned.
How the Training Needs Analysis was carried out.
The method used to collect information for the training needs ...view middle of the document...
* Individuals may not be accurate when identifying their skill level.
I used it because to gather the information that was needed the questionnaire could be kept straight forward and easy to use.
Results of questionnaire:
Age of Learner | Occupation | Illness or Disability | Reason for completing course | PowerPoint Skill Level | Language Proficiency |
52 | Home maker | No | To improve skills | Basic level | Native speaker |
36 | Unemployed | No | To improve skill to gain employment | No skill | Native speaker |
30 | Student | No | To gain employment | Intermediate | Native speaker |
35 | Factory worker | No | To improve skill to change employment | Basic | Native speaker |
25 | Shop assistant | No | To improve skill | Basic | Native speaker |
32 | House wife | No | To improve skill to gain employment | Intermediate | Good |
43 | Receptionist | No | To improve skill to change employment | Basic | Native speaker |
21 | Administrator | No | To improve skill | Basic | Native speaker |
23 | Architectural Technologist | No | To gain employment | Expert | Native speaker |
32 | Student | No | To improve skill to gain employment | Basic | Native speaker |
The age range of the students is between 21 years and 52 years.
There is a range of occupations.
Illness or disability.
None of the candidates have an illness or disability.
Reason for completing the course.
All of the students wish to complete the course to improve their skills and/or to gain or change employment.
6 students have a basic level, 2 students have an intermediate level, 1 student has an expert level and 1 student does not have any knowledge of PowerPoint.