Programme Design

Plan, design and develop learning experiences that fulfil required skills and competency outcomes



Competency Area

Education for Healthcare Professions


Analyse factors which influence learning, adopt best practice principles in programme desig

Identify suitable in-house or external training programmes to bridge knowledge and skills gaps as identified in the learning needs analysis

Apply best practices in the design and development of in-house training programmes

Develop or adopt clinical education frameworks for learners

Apply concepts and theories of adult learning

Identify appropriate learning strategies for specific learning styles

Manage and identify common ethical issues in training practice

Apply transfer of training theories into design, featuring opportunities for practice and application

Ensure training resources, facilities and environments are appropriate and safe for training delivery based on the relevant logistic checklists

Organise training activities for learners according to their skill and competency levels and the programme requirements

Organise training schedules for learners for in-house training

Develop mentoring frameworks and training road maps across specialties for advance skills

Identify the learning outcomes of training programmes based on a given set of competency standards and other relevant documents

Identify the skills, knowledge and attributes to be acquired in training programmes

Identify instructional and assessment methods to be applied to training programmes

Document appropriate assessment methods and assessment tools to be used

Gather information required for design, development and contextualisation of training programmes from relevant stakeholders

Design training programmes based on relevant adult learning principles and ethical and legal requirements used

Review the outline and content of training programmes with stakeholders

Develop training materials in accordance with agreed design

Develop mentoring frameworks for departments according to department guidelines and policies, best practices and objectives of mentorship programmes

Formulate policies for the provision and sponsorship of training, including sponsorship for training, to improve and upgrade staff expertise in their respective specialisations

Influence and guide the development of training programmes

Inspire a culture for continuing education within the department, organisation, cluster and nation, where applicable

Transform healthcare practice through evidence-based education and curriculum development

Initiate and lead collaborative work with institutions and agencies

Integrate innovative methodologies into training programmes, courses and curriculum design to enable more effective learning

Synergise educational capabilities with external stakeholders to enable access to learning facilities and materials for self-managed learning by staff

Form strategic collaborations with educational bodies or training institutions for formal education programmes, training programmes and courses for allied health practitioners