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Learning Designer

Learning Designer

Learning Designer

What Does a Learning Designer Do?

Learning Designers are generally expected to:

  • Perform a learning needs analysis (LNA) or training needs analysis (TNA) to identify learning needs
  • Choose suitable learning strategies to address the learning needs
  • Design engaging and effective learning experiences
  • Design program evaluation strategies
  • Design and develop learning materials, such as facilitator guides, workbooks, PowerPoint Presentations, and program evaluation materials
  • Train facilitators on how to deliver the training
  • Implement feedback from project evaluations

On top of the above functions, Learning Designers may also perform the following:

What to Look for in a Learning Designer

Key skills and attributes to keep in mind when looking for a Learning Designer include:

  • Learner-centric focus
  • Creativity
  • Effective communication skills
  • Learning agility
  • Quality and punctuality

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What’s Another Name for a Learning Designer?

Learning Designers can also be referred to as:

  • Instructional Designers
  • Learning Developers
  • Education Developers
  • Learning Creators
  • Learning Strategists
  • Learning and Design Consultants
  • Training and Design Consultants
  • Course Designers
  • Course Developers
  • Course Creators
  • Instructional Design Specialists
  • Learning and Design Specialists
  • Training Design Specialists
  • Course Design Specialists
  • Training Designers
  • Training Creators
  • Training Developers

Learner Designer Qualifications

Unlike some industries, Learning Designers don’t necessarily need a qualification or license to do their job.

However, in order to develop effective learning programs, they should have a strong understanding of the key elements and theory that underpin the learning design process – including how to conduct a learning needs analysis (LNA), adult learning principles and assessment strategies.

It is expected that Learning Designers have completed an instructional design course to develop this knowledge and understanding.

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Learning Designer Jobs

We are always looking for talented Learning Designers, Instructional Designers, and eLearning Developers to join our national team on an independent contractor or casual employee basis to provide instructional design support on specific projects.

Our projects typically vary in length from 1 to 12 weeks, so we may be able to offer flexible engagements around your other commitments and availability (including work from home, flexible days and hours).

To learn more visit our Work With Us page.

Learning Designer Job Description

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Our eLearning Solutions

Our Learning Designers create visually engaging, interactive, and responsive eLearning programs.

Our typical online learning programs come with standard inclusions that encompass a wide range of interactive elements, multimedia, visual features, and quiz types.

We also offer optional inclusions to take eLearning programs to the next level.

Need a program developed fast? We can produce eLearning swiftly and economically using our rapid eLearning development approach, suitable for projects under time pressures, or with a limited budget.

Our accessible eLearning programs support Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, making them fully accessible to screen reader users and keyboard-only users.

View eLearning Examples

View examples of eLearning programs we have developed.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Instructional Design Australia (IDA) provides Learning Designers to support projects across Australia. We offer a range of engagement options to suit your needs. With team members in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth, IDA will enable your people to engage, learn, and perform.

Contact Details

Ph: 1300 528 736

Michael Peart
Ph: 0434 075 231

Bianca Schimizzi
Ph: 0416 013 623

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