Factors To Consider When Designing Competency-Based Learning

Competency-based learning is a type of learning that lays more emphasis on what employees/learners can do, rather than what they know.

That means that it works on the principle that learners must demonstrate their competency in a particular area before progressing with training.

But why is it essential to implement competency-based learning in your organization? Here are a few reasons;

It saves time

With competency-based learning, learners can skip through courses in which they have expertise. Doing that helps them to save time while focusing more on other courses to acquire new skills.

It’s engaging

When learners get tested in areas that they don’t have much expertise, they tend to be more engaged and want to do better. So, competency-based learning can help instructors to create engagement for their learners.

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