• Training and Development Specialists
  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Training and development specialists help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.

    What do they typically do

    • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultations with managers or instructors
    • Design and create training manuals, online learning modules, and course materials
    • Review training materials from a variety of vendors and choose appropriate materials
    • Train employees using a variety of instructional techniques
    • Monitor and evaluate training programs to make sure that they are current and effective
    • Select and assign instructors or vendors to conduct training
    • Perform administrative tasks like monitoring costs, scheduling classes, setting up systems and equipment, and coordinating enrollment
    • Evaluate types of training delivery to make sure that they are the best quality and most cost effective

    Number of Jobs

    Average Annual
    Job Growth +1.4%
    Job Opening 1,006

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
      Associated Programs or Majors
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