Course details

This CPD short course looks at different theories of how people learn. Very important for teachers and trainers to understand and apply to their practices. Explore what learning is, the learning cycle and theories about learning styles, preferences and behaviours.


This is the perfect course:

  • For individuals who work in the further education and skills sector looking for a refresher CPD course
  • For individuals who are interested in teaching / training  and want to know more
  • For those new to the teaching profession

Theories of learning

  • On successful completion of the course, you will:

    • Understand what learning is and how this differs for different people
    • Understand the meaning and application of various learning theories
      • Learning styles and preferences
      • Domains of learning
      • Conditions of learning
      • Experential learning
      • Hierarchy of needs
      • Behaviourism