Learning & Development Practice

University College Cork


Course Name Learning & Development Practice
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Irish Institute of Training & Development
Course Code DLDP
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: Ongoing.
Application Date Applications should be submitted using the formal application form which can be acquired from the Irish Institute of Training & Development: IITD Diploma in Learning and Development
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Duration 3 teaching periods.

This is a part-time programme, delivered over three defined teaching periods via blocks of learning there within. (Those wishing to exit following the completion of the first 30 credits will leave with the award of a Certificate in Learning and Development Practice).

The Programme is delivered through attendance at lectures and facilitated workshop events, Self-study using dedicated learning materials.
Course Fee Full Diploma: €2450 (TLS Member Grant Funded Rate); €2850 (Non TLS Members).
Certificate: €1650 (TLS Member Grant Funded Rate) €1850 (Non TLS Members).
Course fees are collected by the IITD.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Normally, applicants for entry to the Diploma in Professional Training Practice will be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application

Hold a Leaving Certificate/FETAC level 5 qualification or equivalent.

All applicants whose ...

Course Content

The Diploma in Learning and Development Practice, offered in partnership with the Irish Institute of Training and Development, aims to provide a structured and authentic learning opportunity for those wishing to acquire an academic and prac...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Throughout this programme the student will be guided through an academic grounding and practical skill development across the span of the learning and development specialist’s role.
Students take modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:


Assessment Method The Diploma in Learning and Development Practice utilises a range of continuous assessment approaches including work-based assignment, presentation, online discussion forum and CPD Planning.
Careers or Further Progression Following completion of this programme the student can use the qualification to pursue a career in learning and development provision; ranging from learning event design to the delivery of training, in a variety of organisational settings. Students could also pursue the delivery of learning needs assessment on a consultancy basis. This qualification can also be put forward for an application for IITD membership and related professional development activity.
Further Enquiries IITD
+ 353 45 881166

Programme Administrator: Louise Fleming
021 490 4720

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