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Particulars of normal

Position / Occupation:

L and D Practitioner

Occupational / Position Profile:

L&D Practitioners are sometimes concerned with figuring out studying / coaching wants, designing / sourcing coaching and studying options, delivering and evaluating coaching, and dealing with stakeholder / enterprise space managers.  The function focus is commonly on the sensible supply of coaching. The L&D Practitioner will sometimes have experience and competence of their particular subject whether or not it’s technical, vocational or behavioural (e.g. use of software program, meals preparation, working in groups). They hyperlink the educational inside their space of duty to enterprise goals and efficiency, understanding the educational cycle and dealing by it. The function will be extra specialist, with a give attention to and requiring in-depth experience in a particular space of L&D akin to studying design, e-learning or digital / blended studying. Whichever of those is an space of focus; the L&D Practitioner is future centered, understands the enterprise context / tradition and has an excellent grounding throughout the entire coaching and studying cycles. 

The L&D Practitioner function sometimes exists in a variety of organisations together with non-public, public and third sector. The L&D Practitioner function helps the educational and growth (L&D) perform to contribute to, and affect, improved efficiency within the office at a person, group and organisation degree.  Usually, the function would work alongside colleagues who specialize in Human Sources (i.e. worker relations, reward, recruitment) typically supported by an L&D Administrator (extra junior function) and report back to an L&D Enterprise Companion / Marketing consultant / Supervisor. L&D Practitioners typically work with Topic Matter Consultants in several components of the enterprise.

Necessities: Core Data, Expertise and Behaviours


The L&D Practitioner will have an understanding of:

Technical experience

  • Basis degree theories and fashions that underpin efficient grownup studying and group behaviour. For instance, coaching/studying cycle, group dynamics, persevering with skilled growth, analysis.
  • How completely different studying supply channels – face-to-face, blended or digital – contribute to efficient studying.
  • The way to measure the affect of a studying intervention on delegates, eg L1/L2 Kirkpatrick, enchancment in abilities.
  • The most recent studying observe.
  • How variety and inclusion influences the planning and supply of L&D interventions.

Enterprise and Industrial understanding

  • What their organisation does, its construction, values and its exterior market and sector.
  • The business context and drivers and course of behind studying wants and options.

L&D perform

  • The varied L&D roles which may be required for efficient studying and growth in an organisation.
  • Their roles and duties throughout the L&D construction.
  • The insurance policies and processes required for efficient organisation studying.

Administration data and know-how

  • The function of knowledge to analyse studying wants and guarantee efficient supply.
  • How inside data methods can assist studying.
  • How know-how helps studying, together with understanding of digital platforms / supply channels as related.


The L&D Practitioner will be capable to:

Identification of coaching/ studying wants

  • Establish and analyse studying wants: set up group and particular person functionality and studying gaps, according to organisational efficiency outcomes and to allow efficient analysis.
  • Use sound questioning and lively listening abilities to grasp necessities and set up root causes i.e. establishing that it truly is a studying/coaching want, earlier than growing L&D options.
  • Seek the advice of with stakeholders to attract out related data and supply suggestions to tell studying and coaching wants necessities.
  • Use efficient analytical abilities to hunt out and analyse data.
  • Take possession by to decision, escalating advanced conditions as acceptable.

Coaching / Studying Design

  • Design, assemble and construction coaching / studying sources to fulfill a wide range of wants, which can embody:
  • Analysis of supply choices and sources together with digital / on-line / blended options (together with figuring out current sources)
  • Planning programmes / periods / modules
  • Deciding on acceptable supply strategies
  • Designing artistic, participating, acceptable, and inclusive studying actions (might be e-learning, digital collaboration, group periods, blended and many others.)
  • Creating supplies and sources to assist studying.

Coaching/ Studying supply  

  • Confidently interact all learners in structured learner-centered coaching, primarily of ‘content-driven’ coaching sources.
  • Plan, organise and put together for a coaching/studying occasion/intervention in a well timed style.
  • Work together with learners of various talents, utilizing a broad vary of strategies and punctiliously deliberate and executed questioning strategies.
  • Facilitate and ship studying in a face-to-face, blended and digital atmosphere as acceptable.
  • Monitor a learner’s progress and ship motivational and developmental suggestions.
  • Handle participation, attitudes and behaviours to achieve studying goals.
  • Use efficient teaching abilities to allow learners to realize studying goals.


  • Consider the affect of studying options – measure and assess growth initiatives for effectiveness, enterprise relevance, effectivity, and regularly search methods to enhance studying options.
  • Construct analysis mechanisms for studying outcomes together with the usage of quantitative and qualitative suggestions the place acceptable.
  • Apply strategies to analyse the affect of coaching from learners’ expertise.

Communication and Interpersonal

  • Talk and affect by a spread of media e.g. telephone, face-to-face, e-mail, on-line / digital, adapting their fashion to their viewers.
  • Construct belief and sound relationships with clients/learners/colleagues.
  • Deal with battle and delicate conditions professionally and confidentially.

Teamwork and collaboration

  • Persistently assist colleagues / collaborate throughout the group and L&D to realize outcomes.
  • Construct and keep robust working relationships with others within the L&D group, HR and the broader enterprise as required.


The L&D Practitioner will be capable to display:

Fixed and Curious Learner

  • Proactively look, pay attention and query to grasp and be taught.
  • An curiosity in new concepts and strategies, looking for and taking over board suggestions, figuring out areas for self-development.
  • A willingness to discover and take dangers to be taught one thing new.

Collaborative Companion


  • Consideration of the wants of others alongside the wants of the enterprise.
  • They act with integrity and display organisational values in the best way they work together with others.
  • They ship the outcomes of their work by co-design, with a willingness. to query and problem as acceptable.

Passionate and Agile Deliverer


  • An power and enthusiasm for his or her work, guaranteeing the main target is all the time on delivering the very best studying outcomes and impacts.
  • Responsiveness and suppleness to altering enterprise and learner wants.
  • Private resilience to handle competing priorities.
  • Confidence in supply.


The size of this apprenticeship ought to sometimes be 18 – 24 months.

Entry Necessities:

While any entry necessities can be a matter for particular person employers, sometimes an apprentice could have an space of technical, vocational or behavioural experience during which the organisation wants others to amass by coaching.


Apprentices with out Stage 2 English and Maths might want to obtain this previous to taking the tip level evaluation. For these with an training, well being and care plan or a legacy assertion the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimal requirement is Entry Stage 3. British Signal Language {qualifications} are a substitute for English {qualifications} for these for whom that is their main language.

Hyperlink to skilled registration and development:

The profitable apprentice could also be eligible to use for Affiliate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Growth (CIPD) or some other skilled physique that recognises this apprenticeship inside its membership standards (membership is topic to the skilled our bodies personal membership necessities).


It is a Stage 3 apprenticeship.

Evaluate date:

This apprenticeship ought to be reviewed after 3 years.


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