Design Templates

These templates can be used as a basis for designing your learning projects with learning transfer in mind.

Choosing the right learning transfer strategy can be tricky and time consuming. To help you take some of the planning out of creating learning transfer, we have developed templates to get you started. Each template focuses on typical training categories and illustrates a simple program journey with PTTâ„¢ style explanations for each of the steps.

Have a look at the resources below and decide which is most useful for you. Each template can be downloaded and printed off. Good luck.

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Transfer for Skills Training – Use this template to create a program that needs to build on skills derived from core knowledge.

This template covers how to structure the whole learning cycle, including what kind of support activities are needed and who should be involved in the development of the learner throughout the cycle.

Transfer for Change Training – This template can be used to create soft skills learning programs that require adoption and change by learners.

Read this if you want to reduce perceptual barriers to the application of learning and to find out how to increase application through raised levels of confidence in the workplace.

Transfer for Knowledge Training – This template is matched to programs that require the learners to absorb, understand, assimilate, recall and use information.

Use this to develop your knowledge heavy programs. It is designed to provide you with general advice about how to structure the whole learning journey, including which mechanisms work best for knowledge recall.

Transfer for Delayed Application of Training – This template talks to the problem of how to maintain skills in a scaled learning environment.

Use this template to design programs from the angle of ‘out of the box’ creative thinking, if you want to get your participants maintaining skills and motivation until a need arises for use in the workplace.

Transfer for Habit Training – This template describes how to set up programs that require the habituation of skills.

Use this template to design practice-heavy programs. It’s best applied when you need to quickly transfer soft skills or job management skills to the workplace to have an immediate impact on job performance.

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