3. Training needs analysis - Skills gap identification
Training need analysis and skill gap identification is imperative in any organisation as it focuses on lifelong learning opportunities and motivation for the employees to up-skill themselves. The trainer at hand has the responsibility to identify, record, create training material and if possible, teach the target groups. During a workshop where specific scenarios and topics /skill are discussed and analysed, a trainer has the opportunity to identify and record specific training needs related to the topic at hand. Should this be the aim, the trainer needs to record the a) skills gap in working with a set skill and b) the training need associated with it in order to locate the related training material or activity to cater for it.
The preparation involves: