Training Content Developer


Job Description

Main purpose:
Join a team of learning design and development experts to create, maintain and manage learning content for Ucademy and its clients.

This is a temporary position for two months to review one client’s learning material

Key responsibilities:
 Work with SMEs to understand varying learner needs, identify learning outcomes and apply learning design methodology
 Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that achieve learning outcomes
 Write and edit clear, high quality content
 Visualise instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished solution
 Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
 Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
 Manage the creation of supporting material
 In collaboration with SMEs and learning experts, decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop appropriate assessment instruments
 Manage delivery timelines, liaise with SMEs, clients and team members to ensure deadlines are met
 Maintain clear communication between all parties involved in the creation of learning solutions
 Maintain project documentation
 Create new interactive and innovative learning solutions for new and existing learning solutions delivered through/by Ucademy
 Convert existing materials (variety of formats) into high quality, innovative learning materials which includes a range of deliverables
 Strengthen and enhance resources within existing programmes
 Maintain efficient file sharing/updating/archival processes
 Work with the team in the planning, design, development and testing of new technologies for the delivery of e-learning materials
 Carry out any other duties that Ucademy may require from time to time and which are consistent with the post and grade

Experience required:
 Proven working experience in instructional design and with instructional technology
 Excellent knowledge of learning theories, assessment theories and instructional design models
 Proven experience in designing, writing, assessing and creating high quality learning materials
 Proven ability to edit and proof read learning materials
 The ability to understand, edit and apply instructional design and learning assessment principles to all types of material including subjects that may be outside your field of expertise
 Experience of managing/organising projects, meeting required standards and deadlines

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Knowledge, skills and attributes required:
 In depth knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
 Lesson and curriculum planning skills
 Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio and video scripts
 Excellent oral and written communication skills, including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
 Good working knowledge of e-learning software tool (Articulate Storyline 360), as well as learning
management software such as Moodle
 Competence in using Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
 Effective interpersonal skills
 Ability to work in a highly organised and logical manner, working as part of a team and on own initiative
 Detail oriented
 Problem solver
 Great time management
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Able to apply existing knowledge to unknown areas
 Able to manage multiple tasks at the same time
 Enthusiastic and motivated
 Flexible, adaptable and able to cope with a busy workload
 Able to take initiative and be proactive


Qualifications required: • Grade 12 / Matric • Tertiary qualification in training and development would be beneficial

Additional Information

The position is a 12 Month learnership opportunity for a disabled candidate

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