External Validation - EV

Technology School
Business, Technology
2 days - residential

About this course

This course, delivered via facilitation, covers the key principles of ExVal in addition to an understanding of each of the four elements of DSAT.

A useful course if you work within a TRA (normally within an external validation team) and your primary role is to devise an external validation strategy, collect and analyse external validation data, and present external validation findings to determine how well training prepares people for their jobs. 

What you will learn

You will learn to:
  • measure changes in the behaviour of individuals as a result of a training activity
  • measure how well the enhancement of knowledge/skills/attitudes has prepared individuals for their role
  • measure the contribution of training to the achievement of operational and/or business goals
  • develop an external validation strategy that describes when and how to collect data
  • develop external validation data collection instruments that are valid and reliable
  • collect external validation data from a variety of sources
  • analyse qualitative and quantitative external validation data
  • present external validation document in an auditable way analyses, decisions and recommendations (normally in an external validation report)

How will this course help my career?

If you are posted into ExVal in the area of Defence training, whether it be as a member of the forces, a civil servant or a contractor and you require an understanding of DSAT.

An awareness of DSAT will allow you, as an ExVal analyst, to deliver effective efficient, safe and well designed training.

Security and restrictions

Restricted to personnel involved in ExVal roles that require an understanding of DSAT.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)
Restricted to personnel involved in ExVal roles that require an understanding of DSAT.

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