Ensure the title clearly identifies what the training is about.
Make sure you provide a rationale for the training? i.e. why the training needs to take place. Provide a short statement describing what the training aims to achieve.
Check that you have described the job roles and levels of the target population. Also consider whether there are any selection criteria for attendance.
Ensure you have stated what performance will be expected from course participants at the end of the overall training period. Write objectives in terms of skills, knowledge and behaviours. Are the learning objectives unambiguous and realistic?
State any pre-course preparations that may be required such as completion of questionnaires or discussions with line managers.
Provide an overview of the key areas to be covered. For example, section headings with a brief description of the activities involved.
Post-course follow up
Describe post-course follow up activities will course participants be expected to undertake. Consider what steps they will need to take to apply the learning in the workplace and what support managers may need to provide.
Plan how you will evaluate the training and describe each level of evaluation and methods to be used.
Describe any necessary Trainer experience and skills.
If relevant, describe what sort of venue may be needed. For example, you may need to hold the course off-site or in the work environment.
Allocate approximately how much time will be required.
You should specify the following:
- Pre-course preparation time
- Course duration
- Post-course follow up time