ICAO TrainairPlus Training Developers Course

  1. Purpose of the Course:

The TDC is the core training activity of the TRAINAIR PLUS Programme. It is the main tool to consolidate the implementation of the Programme among Civil Aviation Training Centres (CATCs), with the creation of a team of updated and well trained professionals as course developers to work in Course Development Units.

  1. Learning Objectives:

The course provides professionals with advanced techniques for applying the Instructional Systems Development methodology (ISD) under the TRAINAIR PLUS Programme. This is a complete instructional development workshop with focus on the practical aspects of developing training and educational programs.

The course will train civil aviation course developers to design and develop Standardized Training Packages (STPs) for TRAINAIR PLUS competency-based training standards by either upgrading existing conventional courses developed by the CATC become a TP STP or create a new TP STP.

After having successfully completed the course, the trainees will be able to identify the TRAINAIR PLUS training development methodological standards to:

  • Analyse training needs and choose strategies
  • Analyse jobs and target populations
  • Determine training objectives
  • Sequence objectives and group them into modules
  • Prepare and validate tests
  • Design modules
  • Produce and validate training material
  • Assist in On the Job Training planning and monitoring
  1. Target Population:
  • Experienced civil aviation training instructors and aviation professionals who are dedicated to the implementation of competency-based training programmes and development of courses with international standards.
  • Training managers, supervisors and professionals who want to increase their productivity as developers of training and educational programs.
  1. Pre-requisites and Qualification Requirements for Participants
  • University degree or equivalent qualifications and experience in one or more civil aviation fields or in Human Resources Development and Training.
  • Qualification as an instructor with at least 5 years’ practical experience or equivalent aviation professional field experience.
  • Experience in the preparation of a wide range of training aids and their effective incorporation into a training programme. (Desirable)
  • Computer skills using contemporary software programmes
  • Good oral and written command of English language.
  1. Course Content (Agenda)
  • Competency-based Training Methodology
  • Competency-based Training Methodology
  • Preliminary Analysis
  • Job Analysis
  • Population Analysis
  • Design of Curriculum
  • Design of Modules
  • Production and Developmental Testing
  • Validation
  1. Documentation for Trainees
  • Training Development Guidelines, 2011. ICAO Doc. 9941
  • Course material
  1. Certificate

Official certificate will be issued by ICAO


  1. Course Schedule:
Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Day5

Opening Ceremony

Course Introduction

Preliminary Study Job Analysis Population Analysis Design of Curriculum
Preliminary Study Job Analysis Job Analysis Population Analysis Design of Curriculum
Day6 Day7 Day8 Day9 Day10
Design of Curriculum Design of Modules Design of Modules

Production and

Developmental Testing

Course Critique and Graduation
Design of Curriculum Design of Modules Design of Modules Evaluation Bon Voyage


  1. To register for the upcoming Training Developers Course Click here. For registration inquiries and additional information, please contact Mr Amos Tshikota email: amost@atns.co.za