Posted: Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 10:52
As a business we know
the importance of training employees within an organisation, but training the
training department is vital.
Although there are many categories of training such as management
training and/or sales training, employees with Learning and Development skills
are a significant asset to any organisation. The new Learning and Development
Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard can offer traditional training approaches, such as on-the-job training and group
workshops, which have proven to be beneficial for many. Enhancing skills
development through the use of Learning and Development will become even more
important in the years to follow as business are always looking for ways
to ‘stay on top of the game’ in order to remain competitive in the market.
continuing growth of business expansion and development, individuals are
requiring to advance their knowledge and understanding in order to help
themselves grow and succeed. Not only do they require the knowledge and
understanding themselves, but to be able to pass this knowledge down on to
other existing and future employees.
So, what does the new
Learning and Development Practitioner Level 3 Standard cover?
On commencement, apprentices are required to start
developing their Learning Journal. This activity will continue for the whole
duration of the apprenticeship – up to the EPA gateway. The apprentice is
encouraged to be creative in the methods used to create and record in their
journal. This may include use of digital and learning technologies, such as
blogs, video diaries, and social media, or the more traditional paper based
methods. The journal is a compulsory component of the apprenticeship that feeds
directly into the end-point assessment Learning Journal Presentation.
The standard also covers
foundation theories and technical expertise and models that underpin effective adult learning and group behaviour.
Business and Commercial understanding, L&D function and Management,
information and technology to name a few.
But what does this mean for your organisation?
Businesses embracing the Learning and Development open
multiple opportunities to grow as a business. Here’s just a few examples how we
help you to do that:
- Working with individuals to
identify weaknesses as an organisation so they can strengthen and develop their
skills, resulting in improved proficiency for both the individual and the
- Coaching organisations to attract
and retain a skilled workforce in an ever competitive market.
- Helping to ensure that the skills
developed are matched to the company’s future needs through training the
employees using competitive intelligence to stay ahead of your competitors.
Development helps you so you can help others.
As a levy payer you want to make sure you’re
getting the most out of what you put in, and with Learning and Development, you
get just that. What better way to embrace the Apprenticeship Levy than to
invest in helping your own organisation.
Employers wishing to embrace the Learning and Development Apprenticeship should
contact Intec on 0808 100 1155 for more information.