Structured on-the-job training provides a trainee with direct instruction from an experienced worker and hands-on experience of the job at the job site. A structured program defines specific tasks and skills to be learned and a sequence of learning to build on knowledge. Documentation of knowledge transferred is required.
Strategies for Individuals: Structured on-the-Job Training
► Structured learning process that provides hands-on training of skills or procedures.
► Provides trainee with job experience. An individual with experience provides training that includes procedural steps and communicates tacit knowledge.
► Practical training is necessary to ensure knowledge acquisition and equipment and materials needed to learn the job are not available in a classroom setting or it is not practicable to teach in a classroom.
► Determine knowledge to be shared. Identify trainer.
► Develop step-by-step instructions.
► Establish learning objectives and timeline.
► Present the lesson and have trainee describe the task and perform the task with supervision.
► Ensure that trainee can perform the task independently.
► Instructors should have thorough grasp of the job and should be skilled in teaching and coaching. These individuals may need resources.
► Develop step-by-step instructions to ensure complete instruction. Follow up with trainee.
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