Training Officer or Manager

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Training officers or managers are responsible for staff training within an organisation. They identify the training needs of staff and develop and organise programmes to meet those needs. They are also called learning and development officers.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for qualified training officers or managers in Scotland are usually £19,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this rises to around £45,000 a year or more.


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Getting In

You could work for any company that trains its own staff, including private firms in industry and commerce, financial organisations, retail companies and local and central government.

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:


Getting On


The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Tel: 020 8612 6200
Twitter: @CIPD

Skills CFA
Tel: 01536 738631
Twitter: @SkillsCFA

SkillsCFA is a registered charity promoting skills and qualifications in the workplace. Its work also involves apprenticeships and training programmes across the UK for a whole range of business skills.

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