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Principles of Learning and Development (Online: WITS DigitalCampus)
09 SEP 19
Start date
15 NOV 19
End date
R14,436.00
Including VAT

Course information

Format: Accredited online short course
Certification: Certificate of competence 
Length: 10 weeks 
Breakdown: 8 weeks consecutive online lectures, one exam in week 10 
Hours per week: 5 to 7 
Language: English


Course Overview

Continuous learning is vital in a world where technological advances wait for no one! The Principles of Learning and Development online short course will equip you with the know-how to build a professional learning and development function. So whether you are a learning and development practitioner, a line manager who trains staff or a technical trainer who shares expertise with others, this course will deepen your knowledge and skills.

Course outcomes

  • Ability to understand and meet the special learning requirements of adult learners
  • Ability to help people and organisations identify learning needs
  • Ability to source and provide learning solutions that are assessed and certified
  • Ability to meet organisational learning and development needs effectively


Course Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to learning and development

Module 2: The adult learner

Module 3: The learning and development legal landscape

Module 4: Identifying individual and organisational learning needs

Module 5: Learning and development solutions

Module 6: Assessment and certification

Module 7: Learning and development business tools

Module 8: Building a learning organisation


Lecturer Profile

Wits Plus lecturer Michelle Wolfswinkel,who will be presenting the online Specialised Learning and Development course, tells us that this course will ensure a better understanding of the learning and development landscape, enabling learning and development specialists or trainer to deliver learning and development interventions in ways that will meet the needs of both people and organisations.


Whether you are a learning and development practitioner, a line manager that is required to train staff or a technical trainer who is drawn on to share expertise with others, this course will provide you with the specialised skills required to build a professional learning and development function in your organisation or department.






Note: You will be directed to an external website for application / registration

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