About this course

This course is delivered by the Defence Centre for Training Support (DCTS) via facilitation and 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 ExVal team) and your primary role is to devise an ExVal strategy, collect and analyse ExVAL data, and present ExVal findings to determine how well training prepares people for their jobs.

Applications for the course will be closed 6 weeks Prior to the start date.

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 (KSA) has prepared individuals for their role
  • measure the contribution of training to the achievement of operational and/or business goals
  • develop an ExVal strategy that describes when and how to collect data
  • develop ExVal data collection instruments that are valid and reliable
  • collect ExVal data from a variety of sources
  • analyse qualitative and quantitative ExVal data
  • present ExVal document in an auditable way analyses, decisions and recommendations (normally in an ExVal report)
How this course will help your career

If you are posted into an ExVal appointment in the area of Defence training, whether it be as a member of the military, 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.

Planned dates
  • 25th May 2023
  • 13th July 2023
  • 1st February 2024
  • 27th February 2024

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

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Who can attend this course
Military
MOD civil servants
Industry

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

Planned dates
  • 25th May 2023
  • 13th July 2023
  • 1st February 2024
  • 27th February 2024

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

Register your interest
How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential; Blended; Online (Virtual)
Planned dates
  • 25th May 2023
  • 13th July 2023
  • 1st February 2024
  • 27th February 2024

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

Register your interest