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Award in Training Needs Analysis

MQF Level 5 CPD Award
Starting Date To Be Announced

Human resource development is an interdisciplinary field which, amongst others, links the worlds of education, training and work. Successful organisations are able to invest in building up the professional capital of their staff through continuous professional programmes. Within this context, an important tool in the determination of professional training programmes required the identification and analysis of training needs within an organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and apply learning theories to the context of the workplace;
  • Formulate competencies needed for specific job/ career roles within the organisation;
  • Apply techniques to determine the training needs of an organisation;
  • Recommend training initiatives to develop the human capital of the organization;
  • Measure and analyse the existing skill base of employees;
  • Apply competency based techniques to determine the gap between training need/s and skill level of employees;
  • Evaluate the strategic direction of the organisation to determine validity of training needs requirements.

Accreditation and MQF level

The accreditation status of this programme is a ‘‘Higher Education Programme’’. A CPD Award accredited with 2 ECTS credits (MQF Level 5) by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (MFHEA), the Award in Training Needs Analysis will be presented to delegates who successfully attend all modules and obtain a minimum pass in the relative assessment (Assignment).

Course Duration

This course is made up of 2 half-day live webinar sessions from 9:00 till 14:30. A 10-15 minute break will be allowed every hour during which students can also take this opportunity to submit further questions or comments to the trainer.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 2 A Levels and 5 O levels OR a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within office administration (private or public) organisation. No academic entry requirements are required for persons of 23 years of age or more.


Tower Training Centre
Lower Ground Floor, Tower Business Centre, Tower Street, Swatar, Malta. (view map)

(Free parking available at level minus 5)


Mr. Joe Gerada

joe-geradaJoe Gerada is currently a free lance Management Consultant and CIPD trainer. He is also the Chairperson of the Foundation for Social Welfare Services that manages the major Government’s social work agencies. He held CEO positions in a number of State organizations including the ETC, APPOGG and Sedqa as well as senior positions in the private sector namely; CEO of the Foundation for Human Resource Development and was also the first Group HR Manager of Island Hotels Group. He is active in the volunteer sector and is a board member of a number of voluntary organizations.

He holds a Masters’ degree in Mediation from the Istitute Universitaire Kurt Bosh Switzerland, a diploma in Applied Social Studies from the University of Malta and management certificates from Cranfield University UK and the School of management of the University of Singapore. He is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development UK and an accredited Management Trainer from CIPD.

Joe Gerada has delivered HR consultancy and training to leading business enterprises in Malta as well as organisations in the public and voluntary sectors. He also delivers training in other countries namely; Austria, Switzerland, UK, Dubai and the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia.

Course Funding Options

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Who We Are

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Under the brand name LEAD Training Services, our team has attracted an impressive pool of professional trainers from different areas of business.

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