Defence Systems Approach to Training DSAT courses

Systems Approach to Training Courses

We offer Systems Approach to Training (SAT) Courses  to the defence and civilian sectors, our portfolio of clients include a number of UK and Middle Eastern organisations. Courses include Training Needs Analysis, Instructional Design, Evaluation of Training and SAT Managers Course.

 

Our instructors are all ex-military that have years of experience in the JSP 822 Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) methodology.

 

We have recently delivered SAT courses to a number of defence,  government and civilian companies and have assisted in the implementation of SAT into their own organisation.

Whatever your requirements DSAT Consultancy Ltd provide services that can be tailored  to suit your needs, from the conduct of TNA or Instructional Design to the delivery of SAT courses.

 

Basic SAT Course (5 days)

 

This SAT course meets the requirements of many of our customers and can be tailored to suite your needs. It includes all elements of the cycle from the initial Terms of Reference (ToR) through to the development of Course Training Plans (CTP), Implementation and Evaluation. It covers the knowledge and skills required to conduct;

  • Training Needs Analysis (knowledge and skills);

    • Data Gathering

    • Develop elements of a Scoping Study

    • Conduct elements of a Role Analysis

    • Develop elements of a  Role Performance Statement

    • Conduct  elements of a Training Gap Analysis

    • Apply Difficulty, Importance and Frequency analysis

    • Conduct Knowledge, Skills and Attitude analysis

    • Develop elements of a  Training Options Analysis

    • Develop elements of a Cost Bennefit Analysis

    • TNA Report

    • Training Implementation Plans

  • Understand the role of a TNA steering group

  • Instructional Design | Course Training Plan;

    • Develop a Learning Specification

    • Theory of an Assessment Strategy

    • Theory of Assessment Specifications

    • Types of Administration Documents

    • Theory of a Course Timetable

  • Evaluation of Training;

    • Theory of Internal Validation

    • Theory of External Validation

Advanced SAT Course (10 Days)

 

The advanced  SAT course covers the knowledge, Skills and Attitudes required to conduct the elements immediately after completion of the course. By the end of the course delegates will have carried out the tasks several times via practical exercises using our courseware and applied the methodology to one of their own OR a given subject;

  • Training Needs Analysis (knowledge and skills);

    • Data Gathering

    • Develop a Scoping Study

    • Conduct Role Analysis

    • Develop a Role Performance Statement

    • Develop a Training Gap Analysis

    • Apply Difficulty, Importance and Frequency analysis

    • Conduct Knowledge, Skills and Attitude analysis

    • Develop a Training Options Analysis

    • Develop a Cost Benefit Analysis

    • TNA Report

    • Training Implementation Plans

  • Act as a member of a TNA steering group

  • Act as a member of a Capability Integrated working Group (CIWG)

  • Instructional Design | Course Training Plan

    • Develop Learning Specifications

    • Develop an Assessment Strategy

    • Develop an Assessment Specification

    • Develop Course Administration Documents

    • Develop a Course Timetable

    • Develop a Practical Marking | Instructor Guide

    • Develop an exercise Main Events Lists (MEL).

    • Develop theory Assessments

  • Evaluation of Training;

    • Develop an Validation Plan

    • Conduct an Internal Validation

    • Conduct an External Validation

SAT Managers Course (2 Days)

 

The SAT managers course is aimed at anyone in the training management cycle or those that require the knowledge only of a quality training organisation, unlike the other courses this training does not include all of the practical exercises and focusses on the policy, process and procedures;

  • Training Needs Analysis (TNA) introduction;

    • Scoping Study

    • Role Analysis

    • Role Performance Statement

    • Training Gap Analysis

    • Training Options Analysis

    • Cost Bennefit Analysis

    • TNA Report

    • Training Implementation Plans

  • Role of a TNA steering group

  • Role of a Capability Integrated Working Group (CIWG)

  • Products of a quality training organisation

  • Instructional | Course Design

    • Learning Specifications

    • Assessment Strategy

    • Assessment Specifications

    • Course Administration

    • Course Timetable

  • Evaluation of Training

 

Training Needs Analysis Course (5 days)

 

The Training Needs Analysis course is based upon the DSAT methodology and is aimed at teaching the knowledge, Skills and Attitudes necessary to carry out all elements of a TNA:

  • Training Needs Analysis (knowledge and skills);

    • Data Gathering Analysis & Techniques

    • Maintain an Audit Trail

  • Develop a Scoping Study report;

    • Introduction to the change requirement

    • Methodology

    • Aims

    • Assumptions

    • Constraints

    • Target Audience Description

    • Training risks

    • Key stake holders

    • Findings and recommendations

  • Conduct a Training Needs Analysis;

    • Carryout a Role Analysis

    • Develop a scalar

    • Conduct Knowledge, Skills and Attitude analysis

    • Develop a Role Performance Statement

    • Apply Difficulty, Importance and Frequency Analysis

  • Carryout out a Training Gap Analysis

    • Develop Training Objectives

    • Conduct Fidelity Analysis

  • Conduct a Training Options Analysis

    • Develop methods and Media Options

    • Conduct Pairwise Analysis

    • Develop a Cost Benefit Analysis

  • Develop a TNA Report

    • Evolve the Scoping Study into a TNA Report

    • Develop a Training implementation Plan

    • Develop an Evaluation Strategy

Instructional Design Course (4 days)

 

This Instructional Design course is a module of the Advanced SAT Course and is suited to to organisations that are employed in the Course Design process:

  • Instructional Design

  • Develop a Course Training Plan (CTP)

    • Develop Learning Specifications

    • Develop an Assessment Strategy

    • Develop an Assessment Specifications

    • Develop Course Administration Documents

    • Develop Methods and Media

    • Develop a Course Timetable

    • Develop a Practical Marking | Instructor Guides

    • Develop Exercise Main Events Lists

    • Develop theory Assessments

Evaluation of Training Course (2 Days)

 

The Evaluation of Training Course includes the two main elements of Evaluation, Internal Validation and External Validation.

  • Internal Validation;

    • Develop an Internal Validation Plan

    • Develop questionnaires

    • Conduct data analysis

    • Identify Trends

    • Conduct follow up procedures

    • Develop and Internal Validation Report.

  • External validation;

    • Develop an External Validation Plan

    • Develop questionnaires

    • Conduct data analysis

    • Identify Trends

    • Conduct follow up procedures

    • Develop an External Validation Report

  • Audit of  Training overview

 

DSAT Consultancy Services

 

Any of the aforementioned courses can be tailored to suit the organisational requirements including changes to terminology and content. The courses are offered to any sector at a set cost for up to 10 delegates per course, prices are available upon request. DSAT Consultancy Ltd also offer follow on training services, assisting companies in the development of their own processes and procedures and implementation of SAT into their organisation.