Off the job training

Off the job training

  • Off the job training methods are those in which training is provided away from the actual working condition.
  • It is generally used in case of new employees.
  • Instances of off the job training methods are workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Such method is costly and is effective if and only if large number of employees have to be trained within a short time period.
  • Off the job training is also called as vestibule training, i.e., the employees are trained in a separate area( may be a hall, entrance, reception area, etc. known as a vestibule) where the actual working conditions are duplicated.

Advantages of Off-the-Job Training

  1. Trainers are usually experienced enough to train
  2. It is systematically organized
  3. Efficiently created programs may add lot of value


Disadvantages of Off-the-Job Training

  1. It is not directly in the context of job
  2. It is often formal
  3. It is not based on experience
  4. It is least expensive
  5. Trainees may not be highly motivated
  6. It is more artificial in nature

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