Almost there, and this is the last active step you’ll take when it comes to rolling out your health and safety training. Today we’re talking evaluation, and why it is so important.
Designing training materials is a bit like planning a dinner party – you have to come up with a menu, write the recipes, decide on the wine, and who you’re going to invite. This is the ‘plan before you do’ phase of creating your training.
We’ve covered how to implement a training-needs analysis. In the second of our blogs on rolling out HSE training in the workplace, we focus on the adult learning principles you’ll need to adopt for the training to be effective. The workers you want to train are adults, and adults share certain characteristics that make training more effective for them (or less effective if you ignore the characteristics). If your training recognises and respects these adult learning principles, it is likely to be more effective. If your training disregards these principles, you’re wasting training money.
E-learning has gone from a niche type of teaching for techy subjects to being a preferred, growing and almost necessary way to teach just about everything. Technology is expanding and people’s need and desire to learn on their own time and at their own pace is making e-learning the goal for many companies.
Congratulations – you’ve taken the step to enrol in an online course. While this was previously viewed as the uncommon course of action when it came to studying (and second prize), changes in the business world have necessitated a change in attitude when it comes to e-learning. Distance learning is a great (and convenient) way to advance your career and education. In fact, an online course is much like face-to-face course in that it must meet the highest standards of quality design and instruction. But that also means it comes with other concerns, such as whether or not you will be able to handle the course work, etc.
Online learning is an excellent educational option that offers:
As someone who may have to co-ordinate training, you understand that a one-size-fits-all approach is unlikely to work with a diverse workforce. What works for one employee may be completely ineffective for another. This is most apparent when it comes to the different age groups within a workforce.
Why adopt an e-learning programme for your company’s HSE training?
There are numerous benefits derived from HSE training, which we discussed in previous blog post, HSE Training: The Benefits to your Business. With the variety of theories available on how to best deliver training to implement a global health and safety management system across your organisation, this article looks at 10 benefits that support your organisation using an e-learning training programme.
Congratulations! You have done your research, looked at your options, and you are ready to start your SAMTRAC training! You might be feeling daunted, but do not worry – we have created this handy step-by-step guide to guarantee you complete the course – and complete it with ease. If it is one of your employees completing the course, hand this to them and help guide them through the process.