Learning Material Design & Developer

Status Of The Programme: 
ACTIVE - Blended Learning / E-Learning option also available
8 Jun 2020
20 Jul 2020
3 Aug 2020
Purpose of the Programme: 

The purpose of this programme is to equip learning material developers and designers with the necessary knowledge, skills
and attitudes to design and develop outcomes-based learning material.

Program Outcomes: 
Program OutcomesLevelCredits

On completion of this programme learners will be able to:
• Prepare for information gathering.
• Gather information on learners.
• Carry out a basic skills audit.
• Compile a report on the target audience and skills gaps.
• Draft learning outcomes for the programme.
• Conduct analysis for learning design.
• Design the learning programme.
• Draft a brief for the development of the learning programme.
• Evaluate learning design.
• Plan and prepare for development.
• Develop learning materials.
• Develop learning facilitation guidelines.
• Pilot and evaluate the development.

Programme Outline: 

• Learning design in South Africa
• Fundamental skills for learning design
• The designing process of outcomes-based learning
• Development of learning programmes
• Design outcomes-based assessments
• Training programme evaluation

Learning Assumed to be in Place: 

Delegates wishing to enroll on this programme should be competent in general analysis and design techniques, and have
a working knowledge of outcome-based education and training. They should be able to develop learning materials based on a given design and be able to Communicate in writing at NQF level 4. They should further be able to use basic data gathering

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): 

RPL against these unit standards are allowed in the case where such applicant can proof that training was conducted on the
design and development process of outcomes-based learning material.


Training Programme Duration: 5 Days.

Assessment: Learners submit a Portfolio of Evidence within three months after completion of the training. Assignments are
in line with the results of a fully developed programme of their choice.

Certification: This includes obtaining endorsement from the ETDQA.

Unit Standard(s):
• 123396 - Define target audience profiles and skills gaps, level 4
• 123401 - Design outcomes-based learning programmes, level 6
• 115755 – Design and develop outcomes-based assessments, level 6
• 123394 - Develop outcomes-based learning programmes, level 5
• 115790 - Write and present for a wide range of purposes, audiences and contexts (compulsory for the qualification)

Target Group: 

• HR Managers
• Training Managers
• Supervisors
• Line Managers
• Trainers/Facilitators/Coaches
• Skills Development Facilitators
• Learning Material Designers
• Moderators