Unit details

  • Specialist unit
  • Level 5
  • 6 credits

What will you learn

You will learn about the different factors that need to be considered when designing learning and development, including programmes for dispersed workforces and how inclusivity and accessibility can be built into the design stage. You will establish learning and development needs, evaluating methods for identifying organisational needs and key principles. You will conduct stakeholder analysis in relation to learning and development activity and convert relevant information into clearly stated learning and development objectives. Finally, you will design engaging learning and development solutions to address identified objectives.

This unit is suitable for persons who:

  • are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in learning and development

  • —are working in a people practice role and wish to extend their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational learning and development

  • —are working towards or working in a learning and development role

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, learners will:

  • Understand the legal, cultural, logistical, financial and learner factors to be considered when designing learning and development.

  • Be able to establish learning and development needs in relation to organisational objectives.

  • Be able to design engaging learning and development solutions underpinned by learning theory that address identified objectives.


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