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On-the-job training (OJT)

Parent terms: Job, Training

4 definitions

Training undertaken in the workplace as part of the productive work of the learner.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Vocational training given in the normal work situation; it may constitute the whole training or be combined with off-the-job training.
Source: UNEVOC/NCVER 2009, Global
Training within the enterprise given at the work station and using jobs of commercial value for instruction and practice purposes.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
(also known as Work Based Training or In-service Training or On-Site Training) It is defined as the training undertaken at work place or on site as part of the practical training, productive work and professional development of either the trainees and students enrolled in TVET institutions (institutes, centres and schools) and conducted by the relevant instructors and teachers or the workers employed by industrial organizations / enterprises and conducted by the relevant trainers and first line supervisors.
Source: Wahba 2013, Global

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