Total Company Training Plan (TCTP) (Components of TCTP (Training Providers…
Total Company Training Plan (TCTP)
What is TCTP?
A total company training plan refers to a proposal of training program that an organisation intends to implement over a 12 month period.
Purpose of TCTP
Organise and facilitate learning and development
Expedite acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for effective job performance
Provide employees with career growth opportunities consistent with corporate goals, objectives and strategies
Components of TCTP
Objectives should be in short sentences and are concise, meaningful, and measurable.
Name / Title of Programme
The name of the organisation as well as the title of the training plan.
The length of the training program and the number of days.
: Conducted by someone that already works in the company
: Conducted by experts outside of the company
Number of trainees
The number of employees that are required to undergo training.
Training costs / fees
The training costs or fees of the training program should be clearly stated so that the company can come up with a training plan that is within their budget.
The location of where the training would be conducted at.
Government grants available
Various funding and assistance schemes for employers so they can tap on different training and development programmes for employees.
State the details of the employees that would be sent for training, such as the estimated training period.
Categories of Training Programmes
Process for giving new employees important information about their workspace, equipment, pay, benefits, and dress code.
Basic Skills / Literacy Programmes
Skills needed by employees at work such as reading, writing, numeracy and problem-solving.
Technical / Non-Technical training
Process of teaching employees how to accurately and thoroughly perform the technical components of their jobs.
Interpersonal skills which include communication skills, leadership skills, teamwork skills, decision making skills and situation-awareness skills.
Training activity that focuses on the ways an organisation help employees develop their personal and organisational skills, either as managers in a management job or with an eventual management job in mind.
Components of Training Budget
Training materials include manuals, brochures or any printed materials that has the information needed for the training.
Some examples include microphones, projector, whiteboard, computers etc
The cost of space rental should be taken into consideration if the training would be conducted at an external location instead of an existing location within the company's premises.
Training fees refers to the cost incurred by each employee that would be sent for training. Additionally, it can also include the cost to hire an external trainer to conduct the training.
Absentee payroll refers to the opportunity cost incurred by the organisation when they send their employees for certifiable skills training during working hours.
Travel expenses refers to costs incurred when an organisation send its employees for local or overseas training. For local training, the costs incurred can be bus fares and for overseas training, the costs incurred can be the cost of airfare and accommodation.
Developing a Training Budget
Identify the expected types of training costs
Estimate the cost of developing and running classes
Determine the number of training sessions required to meet the needs of the organisation
Prepare your budget