Why Training?
Training constitutes a basic concept in human resource development. It is concerned with developing a particular skill to a desired standard by instruction and practice. Training is a highly useful tool that can bring an employee into a position where they can do their job correctly, effectively, and conscientiously. Training is the act of increasing the knowledge and skill of an employee for doing a particular job.
Types of Training:
Various types of training can be given to the employees such as induction training, refresher training, on the job training, vestibule training, and training for promotions.
Some of the commonly used training programs are listed below:
1. Induction training:
Also known as orientation training given for the new recruits in order to make them familiarize with the internal environment of an organization. It helps the employees to understand the procedures, code of conduct, policies existing in that organization.
2. Job instruction training:
This training provides an overview about the job and experienced trainers demonstrates the entire job. Addition training is offered to employees after evaluating their performance if necessary.
3. Vestibule training:
It is the training on actual work to be done by an employee but conducted away from the work place.
4. Refresher training:
This type of training is offered in order to incorporate the latest development in a particular field. This training is imparted to upgrade the skills of employees. This training can also be used for promoting an employee.
5. Apprenticeship training:
Apprentice is a worker who spends a prescribed period of time under a supervisor.