Training Audit - TA

Technology School
Business, Technology
3 days - residential reducing to 2 days from May 21

About this course

This course is aimed at you if your primary role is to conduct either 1st party audit (1PA) which follows the process of auditing against an organisation’s Management of Training System (MTS) or 2nd party (external) audit (2PA) which audits against the DSAT Quality Standard (DSAT QS).

The course, delivered via facilitation, covers the key principles of training audit and governance, in addition to an introduction to each of the four elements of DSAT.

What you will learn

You will learn to:
  • conduct or coordinate 1st party audit activities
  • conduct or coordinate 2nd party audit activities
  • report subsequent findings in an auditable way (1st party audit and 2nd party audit audit reports)

How will this course help my career?

If you are posted into a training audit position in defence training, be they forces, civil servants or contractors; require an understanding of DSAT.

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

Security and restrictions

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

Before you attend

Prior to attending the course, candidates are required to be familiar with the following information which covers DSAT, 1 PA and 2 PA activities:
  • changes to JSP822: 2015DIN07-179
  • JSP 822: Governance and Management of Defence Individual Training, Education and Skills:
  • Part 2, Guidance: Chapter 1 Element 4: Assurance
  • Defence Connect DCTS Page – Contains useful DSAT resources:

Can I attend this course?

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

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