What does a Training Coordinator do?
Training Coordinators typically work for corporations across industries or as part of training consultant firms to provide companies with beneficial training ideas based on new and existing employee needs. They work closely with HR staff to coordinate training for employee onboarding procedures or individual departments. Their job is to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of training topics or technologies and company policies. They may also be responsible for teaching one or more training courses or hiring training personnel to perform specific duties.
Training Coordinator skills and qualifications
An ideal candidate Training Coordinator should have the following traits and qualifications:
- Excellent time management skills, public speaking skills, problem-solving skills and both verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in word processing and presentation software
- Ability to operate media equipment such as projectors and personal computers
- Knowledge about traditional and modern training methods and techniques
- Exceptional organization skills, leadership and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work with a team and have attention to detail
- Knowledgeable about learning management systems, instructional design and e-learning platforms
- Ability to handle multiple assignments and assess and analyze data
Training Coordinator salary expectations
A Training Coordinator makes an average of $49,417 per year. Salary may vary depending on the candidate’s level of experience, education and geographic location.
Training Coordinator education and training requirements
Training Coordinators should at least have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, education or a related field. Training Coordinators with a master’s degree in any of these fields may be given priority. An ideal candidate should have certifications from The Society for Human Resource Management or the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). The recommended certification from ASTD is the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance. The Society for Human Resource Management offers two certifications, the SHRM-SCP and the SHRM-CP.
Training Coordinator experience requirements
Training Coordinators should have at least 3 years of work experience in a private or public company. Previous work experience as a Training Coordinator, Training Facilitator, Trainer or a similar role in a corporate environment is beneficial. They should have a proven track record of conducting successful training programs. Successful Training Coordinators are expected to be familiar with current training techniques.
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