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Unit B.4 Performing a job, task and content analysis


Material for the lesson, part of the Curriculum Design Course, developed by the OSCE Mission in Kosovo


The Aim of this unit is to help you understand differences between job, task and content analysis and when each should be used and for you to conduct a job and content analysis.

Once you have completed this unit, you will have all the information you need to begin designing an effective and efficient training programme.

By the end of this Unit you will be able to:

  1. Define task step and task
  2. Define duty
  3. Define job analysis
  4. Define task analysis
  5. Define Content analysis
  6. List the three reasons why training designers conduct task analysis
  7. List the seven criteria included in a task analysis
  8. List the five characteristics of each task step that should be included in a task analysis
  9. List the six steps to be followed when conducting a content analysis
  10. Conduct a task analysis