Questionnaire for asking about pre-training objectives.
Instructions for the respondent are in italics.
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Pre-training questionnaire
Please write down the name of the training course you are going on, or the structured learning you are about to do.

Why are you attending this course/undertaking this learning?
Please tick the relevant box.
My supervisor recommended that I do
I requested to
It is a requirement of my job
It is a requirement for my department
Other (please specify)

What is your most important aim in doing this course/structured learning?
What do you hope to achieve from this training course/structured learning?
Please list up to 5 objectives in the spaces below.





What do you think your supervisor would like you to achieve from this training course?
Please list up to 5 objectives in the spaces below.






How will you measure your achievement? For each of the objectives you identified, please write down what you will measure your achievement against.
For example, if one of your objectives for a health and safety training course was to learn about
lifting heavy objects safely, you might measure that objective by asking an experienced colleague to check your lifting skills with you.
Objective 1
Objective 2
Objective 3
Objective 4
Objective 5

How many hours per week are you expecting to spend away from your normal work, on this training/structured learning?
Write the total number of hours per week in the boxes below.
Don't include any time you expect to spend outside of your working week.
Please write 0 in each category you do not expect to spend time on.
Hours assigned to course:
Hours assigned to coursework:
Hours assigned to related reading:
Hours assigned to practise:

How many hours of your own time (outside of your normal working day) do you expect to spend on this training/structured learning, per week?
Write the total number of hours per week in the boxes below.
Don't include any time you expect to spend during normal working hours.
Please write 0 in each category you do not expect to spend time on.
Hours assigned to course:
Hours assigned to coursework:
Hours assigned to practise:
Hours assigned to related reading:

For each of the objectives you identified, please indicate how you will practise what you have learned in your work.
For example, if your objective was to learn how to lift heavy items safely, you might practise
this skill in your job by lifting heavy storage boxes.
Objective 1
Objective 2
Objective 3
Objective 4
Objective 5
How do you feel about this training course/structured learning?
Enthusiastic
Fairly positive
Neutral
Resigned
Frustrated
In-house training
The following questions apply only to respondents who are going to be trained in-house, and are for comparative analysis.
Have you attended in-house training courses before?
Yes
No

Which in-house training courses have you attended before?
Please write down the names of the last 4 courses you attended.
Course 1
Course 2
Course 3
Course 4
How useful did you find the courses listed? To what extent did they help you to do your job more effectively?
Please tick the relevant box for each course on the scale of usefulness shown alongside each course.
Course 1
Not useful at all
Slightly useful
Somewhat useful
Useful
Very useful
Not applicable
Course 2
Not useful at all
Slightly useful
Somewhat useful
Useful
Very useful
Not applicable
Course 3
Not useful at all
Slightly useful
Somewhat useful
Useful
Very useful
Not applicable
Course 4
Not useful at all
Slightly useful
Somewhat useful
Useful
Very useful
Not applicable
What is your overall impression of your company's in-house training programme?
I think it's doing a lot of good
It seems to be somewhat useful
Can't say
I don't think it's focusing on the needs of the staff


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