Adult Learning Module 2: Design Skills

Adult Learning Modules 1 and 2 help trainers meet the 12 hours of training about adult learning required for trainer approval in Minnesota. You must complete both Adult Learning Modules 1 and 2 to meet this requirement. For more information about trainer approval requirements, see Achieve’s Trainer Companion Guide.

Adult Learning Module 2: Design Skills

Adult Learning Module 2 will introduce the principles of content-based training design. Participants will develop training objectives, discuss the use of the learning cycle in training design, and consider evaluation strategies for measuring the effectiveness of a training session. Participants apply their knowledge using Achieve’s Course Approval process.

This module is offered as a daylong, in-person course (6 clock hours Develop-approved), and it is also offered in a blended online design (8 clock hours Develop-approved) featuring readings, discussion boards, and reflection assignments along with live Zoom sessions.

Online attendees will receive emailed instructions for logging in a few days before the training begins from the TARSS team at Please make sure the TARSS email is on your safe list or check your spam folder.

$100 for those who live or work in Minnesota
$200 for those who live and work in other states

Upcoming Courses

ONLINE: June 6 through June 26, 2024, Zoom sessions Thursdays from 6 – 6:45 p.m. Registration closes May 29.

ONLINE: September 11 – October 1, 2024. Registration closes September 4. Live Zoom sessions Wednesdays from 6 – 6:45 p.m.

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