Training Cycle

Assessor-U1-Task 8 - Training Cycle

Inside each shape, insert the key steps of the training cycle and a brief summary of the process.

1 The first step of the training cycle is to identify the training needs by looking at what previous knowledge the learner has and where there are any gaps in skills that need addressing. This process is normally done at the assessment stage. At the assessment stage this gives the opportunity to identify if the learner may need extra support such as writing skills, language barriers, disability etc.

2. Preparation. The trainer or assessor needs to prepare a lesson plan for the training or teaching in advance making sure they have the correct and up to date knowledge about what is being covered and it meets the criteria set. Resources should also be available to   meet all the learner needs and   requirements, an example may be using an additional support teacher for a pupil that might suffer with dyslexia. All the resources need to be met to include all the learners needs.

3. Delivery. This part of the training cycle is the delivery of the lesson plan and may include different ways of teaching or assessing depending on the learners needs. It is also important to identify learning styles, visual, kinaesthetic, auditory and use this in part of the delivery process to make the delivery interesting and the pupil enjoy the learning experience.

4. Applied learning section. This part of the training cycle identifies if the learner has taken on board the learning. There may still be further development or retraining if needed. Learners have to show, demonstrate or evidence what they have learnt depending on what is being taught.

5. Evaluation. Assessment can be formative or summative depending on the learning. Peer assessment can also be used to assess. Feedback is given back to the learner in a constructive and positive manner. Feedback can be given back in written or oral form. If the learner has achieved all...