Training

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  • Training
    • Induction
      • Training given to new employees when they first start a job
        • Advantages
          • 1. Helps new employees settle down quickly into the business
          • 2. Introduces workers to the nature of the business and work practices such as health and safety.
        • Disadvantages
          • 1. Time consuming.
          • 2. Expensive
    • On-the-job
      • Training that takes place while doing the job.
        • Advantages
          • 1. Specific to employee requirements
          • 2. Production doesn't stop
          • 3. Cheaper than other forms of training.
        • Disadvantages
          • 1. Learn bad habits.
          • 2. Production can be stopped if mistakes are made.
    • Off-the-job
      • Training that takes place away from the work area.
        • Advantages
          • 1. Production is not affected if mistakes are made.
          • 2. Workers can focus completely on training. (No distractions from the work place).
        • Disadvantages
          • 1. Expensive if specialists are provided.
          • 2. Some work cannot be taught off the job.
          • 3. Trainees may feel some training is not relevant to them

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