Training subject expertise

Description

The topic, content and methods of the training, acquired by doing research and following training courses.

Alternative labels

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Training subject expertise is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Corporate trainer: Corporate trainers train, coach, and guide employees of a company to teach and improve their skills, competences and knowledge in accordance with the needs of the company. They develop the existing potential of the employees to increase their efficiency, motivation, job satisfaction, and employability.
Prison instructor: Prison instructors educate legal offenders, including prisoners, on social rehabilitation and correctional behaviour. They assist prisoners in gaining skills which could facilitate their reintegration into society and increase their chances at finding employment after release. Prison instructors analyse the students’ individual learning needs, plan and prepare teaching materials and sessions and update their learning records. They also ensure the working area and materials are safe from danger and accounted for, and supervise the students at all times.
Further education teacher: Further education teachers organise and teach programmes designed specifically for adult learners. They impart a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from academic areas such as mathematics and history, to trainings for personalitiy development, technical expertise or practical courses like languages and ICT. They teach and support adults aspiring to broaden their knowledge and their personal and professional skills and/or to achieve further qualifications. Further education teachers consider the previous knowledge and the work and life experience of the learners. They individualize their teaching and involve the students in the planning and executing of their learning activities. Further education teachers design reasonable assignments and examinations suitable to their adult learners.
ICT trainer: ICT trainers conduct training-needs analysis and design programs to train students in the use of software packages and information systems accordingly. They produce and update existing training materials (content and method), deliver effective training in classroom, online or informally, monitor, evaluate and report effectiveness of training. They maintain and update expertise on specialised ICT subjects and evaluate and report on students’ performance.

Optional knowledge

Training subject expertise is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Intercultural communication consultant: Intercultural communication consultants specialise in social interaction between parties of different cultures, advise organisations on international interactions in order to optimise their performance, and facilitiate cooperation and positive interaction with organisations and individuals from other cultures.
Corporate training manager: Corporate training managers coordinate all the training activities and development programmes in a company. They also design and develop new training modules and supervise all the activities related to the planning and delivery of these programmes.
Human resources manager: Human resources managers plan, design and implement processes related to the human capital of companies. They develop programs for recruiting, interviewing, and selecting employees based on a previous assessment of the profile and skills required in the company. Moreover, they manage compensation and development programs for the company’s employees comprising trainings, skill assessment and yearly evaluations, promotion, expat programs, and general assurance of the well-being of the employees in the workplace.

 


 

References

  1. Training subject expertise – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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