Training and Education

Training and Education


Below are the associated Work Roles. Click the arrow to expand/collapse the Work Role information and view the associated Core and Additional KSATs (Knowledge, Skills, Abilties, and Tasks). Items denoted by a * are CORE KSATs for every Work Role, while other CORE KSATs vary by Work Role. Click on the other blue links to further explore the information.
Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer Work Role ID: 711 (NIST: OV-ED-001) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Training, Education, and Awareness Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Training and Education

Develops, plans, coordinates, and evaluates cyber training/education courses, methods, and techniques based on instructional needs.

Core KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
22

* Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

Knowledge
108

* Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).

Knowledge
332

Ability to develop curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target audience.

Ability
504A

Design training curriculum and course content based on requirements.

Task
841A

Conduct periodic reviews/revisions of course content for accuracy, completeness alignment, and currency (e.g., course content documents, lesson plans, student texts, examinations, schedules of instruction, and course descriptions).

Task
1157

* Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.

Knowledge
1158

* Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.

Knowledge
1159

* Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
5260

Develop or assist in the development of training policies and protocols for cyber training.

Task
6900

* Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.

Knowledge

Additional KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
88

Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.

Knowledge
246A

Ability to apply the Instructional System Design (ISD) methodology.

Ability
314

Knowledge of multiple cognitive domains and appropriate tools and methods for learning in each domain.

Knowledge
359

Skill in developing and executing technical training programs and curricula.

Skill
363

Skill in identifying gaps in technical capabilities.

Skill
363A

Skill in identifying gaps in technical delivery capabilities.

Skill
376

Skill in talking to others to convey information effectively.

Skill
479A

Correlates training and learning to business or mission requirements.

Task
490A

Create training courses tailored to the audience and physical environment.

Task
845A

Serve as an internal consultant and advisor in own area of expertise (e.g., technical, copyright, print media, electronic media).

Task
855

Support the design and execution of exercise scenarios.

Task
885

Write instructional materials (e.g., standard operating procedures, production manual) to provide detailed guidance to relevant portion of the workforce.

Task
942

Knowledge of the organization’s core business/mission processes.

Knowledge
952

Knowledge of emerging security issues, risks, and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
1141A

Knowledge of an organization’s information classification program and procedures for information compromise.

Knowledge
5060

Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transfer, and satisfaction.

Task
5130

Conduct learning needs assessments and identify requirements.

Task
5180

Create interactive learning exercises to create an effective learning environment.

Task
5280

Develop the goals and objectives for cyber curriculum.

Task
5420

Plan instructional strategies such as lectures, demonstrations, interactive exercises, multimedia presentations, video courses, web-based courses for most effective learning environment In conjunction with educators and trainers.

Task
6090

Ability to develop curriculum for use within a virtual environment.

Ability
6320

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media.

Knowledge
6380

Knowledge of principles and processes for conducting training and education needs assessment.

Knowledge
6390

Knowledge of relevant concepts, procedures, software, equipment, and technology applications.

Knowledge
6450

Knowledge of training and education principles and methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training and education effects.

Knowledge
6480

Skill in applying technical delivery capabilities.

Skill
Cyber Instructor Work Role ID: 712 (NIST: OV-ED-002) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Training, Education, and Awareness Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Training and Education

Develops and conducts training or education of personnel within cyber domain.

Core KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
22

* Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

Knowledge
88

Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.

Knowledge
108

* Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).

Knowledge
282

Knowledge of emerging computer-based technology that has potential for exploitation by adversaries.

Knowledge
359

Skill in developing and executing technical training programs and curricula.

Skill
551A

Ensure training meets the goals and objectives for cybersecurity training, education, or awareness.

Task
952

Knowledge of emerging security issues, risks, and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
1157

* Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.

Knowledge
1158

* Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.

Knowledge
1159

* Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
6900

* Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.

Knowledge

Additional KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
314

Knowledge of multiple cognitive domains and appropriate tools and methods for learning in each domain.

Knowledge
332A

Ability to tailor curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target audience.

Ability
344

Knowledge of virtualization technologies and virtual machine development and maintenance.

Knowledge
363B

Knowledge of technical delivery capabilities and their limitations.

Knowledge
376

Skill in talking to others to convey information effectively.

Skill
453

Conduct interactive training exercises to create an effective learning environment.

Task
490B

Deliver training courses tailored to the audience and physical/virtual environments.

Task
491A

Apply concepts, procedures, software, equipment, and/or technology applications to students.

Task
504B

Participate in development of training curriculum and course content.

Task
538

Develop new or identify existing awareness and training materials that are appropriate for intended audiences.

Task
606

Evaluate the effectiveness and comprehensiveness of existing training programs.

Task
778A

Plan and coordinate the delivery of classroom techniques and formats (e.g., lectures, demonstrations, interactive exercises, multimedia presentations) for most effective learning environment.

Task
779A

Plan non-classroom educational techniques and formats (e.g., video courses, mentoring, web-based courses).

Task
841

Review training documentation (e.g., Course Content Documents [CCD], lesson plans, student texts, examinations, Schedules of Instruction [SOI], and course descriptions).

Task
842A

Recommend revisions to curriculum end course content based on feedback from previous training sessions.

Task
845A

Serve as an internal consultant and advisor in own area of expertise (e.g., technical, copyright, print media, electronic media).

Task
855

Support the design and execution of exercise scenarios.

Task
885

Write instructional materials (e.g., standard operating procedures, production manual) to provide detailed guidance to relevant portion of the workforce.

Task
918

Ability to prepare and deliver education and awareness briefings to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.

Ability
942

Knowledge of the organization’s core business/mission processes.

Knowledge
1141A

Knowledge of an organization’s information classification program and procedures for information compromise.

Knowledge
2295

Develop or assist in the development of computer based training modules or classes.

Task
2296

Develop or assist in the development of course assignments.

Task
2299

Develop or assist in the development of course evaluations.

Task
2300

Develop or assist in the development of grading and proficiency standards.

Task
2301

Assist in the development of individual/collective development, training, and/or remediation plans.

Task
2303

Develop or assist in the development of learning objectives and goals.

Task
2304

Develop or assist in the development of on-the-job training materials or programs.

Task
2306

Develop or assist in the development of written tests for measuring and assessing learner proficiency.

Task
3009

Ability to answer questions in a clear and concise manner.

Ability
3016

Ability to ask clarifying questions.

Ability
3022

Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.

Ability
3024

Ability to communicate effectively when writing.

Ability
3046

Ability to facilitate small group discussions.

Ability
3049

Ability to gauge learner understanding and knowledge level.

Ability
3070

Ability to provide effective feedback to students for improving learning.

Ability
3126

Knowledge of assessment techniques (rubrics, evaluation plans, tests, quizzes).

Knowledge
3186

Knowledge of computer based training and e-learning services.

Knowledge
3330

Knowledge of instructional design and evaluation models (e.g., ADDIE, Smith/Ragan model, Gagne’s Events of Instruction, Kirkpatrick’s model of evaluation).

Knowledge
3360

Knowledge of organizational training policies.

Knowledge
3364

Knowledge of learning levels (i.e., Bloom’s Taxonomy of learning).

Knowledge
3365

Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and their use in managing learning.

Knowledge
3366

Knowledge of learning styles (e.g., assimilator, auditory, kinesthetic).

Knowledge
3395

Knowledge of modes of learning (e.g., rote learning, observation).

Knowledge
3588

Knowledge of organizational training systems.

Knowledge
3604

Ability to apply principles of adult learning.

Ability
3734

Ability to design valid and reliable assessments.

Ability
3749

Ability to develop clear directions and instructional materials.

Ability
3942

Skill in utilizing or developing learning activities (e.g., scenarios, instructional games, interactive exercises).

Skill
3944

Skill in utilizing technologies (e.g., SmartBoards, websites, computers, projectors) for instructional purposes.

Skill