Training Officer

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The role of a training officer is to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate training and development programs in organisations. Training officers may complete the following tasks:

  • Design and coordinate employee training programs based on skills required in the workplace.
  • Conduct internal research such as questionnaires in order to determine training needs within an organisation.
  • Develop, conduct and evaluate the effectiveness of appropriate training resources.

Training Officers must have strong research skills, possess initiative, have solid organisation skills and excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. An understanding of learning processes and well developed computer skills are also required. Although not essential, a degree in Psychology is highly regarded as are qualifications in human resources and adult education. Experience in training and training development, a Diploma in Education or a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment are also required for many roles.