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Standard 5 Team Management and Development

This standard aims to ensure that everyone working for the training team has the:

  • Opportunity to undertake continuous professional development
  • Right level of subject matter knowledge and skills for the role they undertake
  • Correct skills for designing, delivering, assessing and evaluating training solutions.

This standard also applies to contracted or seconded facilitators. 

Training Qualifications

Attaining a qualification reinforces the facilitator's credibility to design and deliver training and also offers the opportunity to learn additional skills.

Protected learning time for facilitators

Dedicated time should be allocated to a facilitator to carry out personal development activities, which can include:

  • Attending courses
  • Self-directed learning
  • Preparing/setting up training environments for clinical or other systems
  • Attending learning events
  • Researching design and delivery methods e.g. testing software that could be used in the training materials development
  • Using a new software application/system e.g. practicing using a new version of an office application.

To request a copy of the Standards

To request a copy of the Standards, please email us at [email protected] with your full name, name of organisation, where your organisation is based, and if it is an NHS organisation. You do not have to work in a health or social care organisation to request a copy of the standards.

Note: Adobe version 7 or above is required for the Standards.

Further information

internal Resources for training professionals

This section provides further useful resources for training professionals, including all trainers and training managers. A set of resources and guidance is available to support trainers and managers in planning their career progression and professional development.

Last edited: 16 May 2018 2:22 pm