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Design and Develop Learning Material


- US123396, 123394, 115755, NQF5, Credits: 26



This course is a SAQA unit standard-based course that teaches you how to plan, develop and design your own material and curricula, develop content for learning material and construct assessment instruments for general use and/or in line with the SETA requirements


Outcomes & Objectives

Learners will have acquired these skills upon completion of the programme and completion of successful assessment :

  • Define target audience profiles and skills gaps
  • Develop and design outcomes-based learning programmes
  • Design and develop outcomes-based assessment instruments
  • Review and evaluate the design of learning material
  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    • Full Time: 5 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

  • Course Prerequisites

    • Competent in Communications at NQF level 3 and are able to use basic data gathering methods.
    • Competent at NQF level 4 to write texts for a range of communicative contexts. 
    • Competent in general analysis and design techniques, and have a working knowledge of outcome-based education and training. It is also assumed that learners are able to develop learning materials based on a given design. 
    • Have achieved unit standard NLRD 115753: Conduct outcomes-based assessment, or equivalent.
    • Competent in the relevant field in which Practitioners are designing assessments, or have access to subject matter experts.
    • Ability to analyse and interpret the relevant outcomes (or standards). 
    • Possess a working knowledge of outcome-based education and training.
  • CPD Credits

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    - ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440


    - US123396, 123394, 115755, NQF5, Credits: 26


Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.


Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.


Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.


A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.


In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.


Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

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Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

DAY 1 - Registration.

  • Discuss the principles and mechanisms of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
  • Explore Outcomes-Based Education and Training (OBET) including design/assessment principles.
  • Explore the three learning domains.
  • Gather information on learning needs and conduct a basic skills audit.
  • Profile a target audience.
  • Compile a report on the results of research and audit.


  • Analyse Bloom's Taxonomy.
  • Identify the application of each level of the SAQA level descriptors.
  • Discuss different learning approaches and the impact on design.
  • Explore the difference between the design of instruments for RPL and design for Summative Assessment.
  • Deconstruct a unit standard and a qualification.
  • Analyse the construct of a learning outcome.


  • Define learning requirements for the assessment of Knowledge, Skill and Attitudes / Values.
  • Plan and prepare for the development of learning material.
  • Define and draft learning outcomes.
  • Analyse requirements and construct a brief based on drafted learning outcomes.
  • Design the process of learning and develop the curriculum.
  • Research and compile theoretical content to support foundational competence.


  • Develop assessment guides and marking memoranda.
  • Discuss and construct moderation guides.
  • Construct an alignment matrix indicating assessment across all learning domains.
  • Compile facilitator guides.

DAY 5 

  • Explore supporting documentation, resources and media for learning material.
  • Compile drafts of designs for distance learning, on-the-job training, classroom training, self-directed learning.
  • Pilot and evaluate learning design.
  • Review design output.

* Portfolio compilation workshop.

  • Campus
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  • 07 December 2020
    11 December 2020
    Full Time
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  • 16 November 2020
    20 November 2020
    Full Time

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.

Design and Develop Learning Material

  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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