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Designing and Delivering On-the-Job Training

Learn how to design and deliver structured performance-based OJT for learners and trainers in many industries.

Credits: CEU 1.4 MORE
Role(s): Instructional Designer More
Course Info

On-the-job training (OJT) puts learners in the most realistic setting possible for learning the tasks necessary for successful job performance. However, for OJT to be an efficient, effective, and uniform training method, it must be structured and not simply the shadowing of a successful performer.

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On-the-job training (OJT) puts learners in the most realistic setting possible for learning the tasks necessary for successful job performance. However, for OJT to be an efficient, effective, and uniform training method, it must be structured and not simply the shadowing of a successful performer.

Learn how to design and deliver structured performance-based OJT for learners and trainers in many industries including sales, customer service, technical, manufacturing, mechanical, transportation, construction, and utilities. Research shows that structured OJT results in fewer quality errors, substantial positive financial impact on organizations, reductions in training time, and training objectives that are achieved faster and more completely. Read Less

What You Will Learn
  • Determine whether OJT is an appropriate training solution.
  • Conduct job task analysis.
  • Identify required prerequisites to OJT.
  • Transform the task analysis steps into an OJT lesson plan.
  • Describe techniques for identifying a person who has OJT trainer potential.
  • Articulate characteristics and capabilities of an OJT trainer.
  • Explain the learner’s responsibility for success.
  • Perform the four-step OJT delivery process.
  • Plan an OJT learner assessment.
  • Plan an OJT instruction evaluation.
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Course Topics
Module 1: On-the-Job Training Needs Assessment
  • Is OJT the Correct Choice?
  • OJT Job Task Analysis
  • OJT Prerequisites
Module 2: OJT Instructional Design and Development
  • Review Task Analysis
  • Develop Performance Standards
  • Create the Design Document
  • Design and Develop Instructional Materials
Module 3: The OJT Trainer
  • Essential Characteristics of the OJT Trainer
  • Guiding and Observing the OJT Learner
  • Delivering OJT
Module 4: Evaluation of OJT Results
  • Assess OJT Learner Performance
  • Evaluate OJT Instruction
Who Should Attend

This program is designed for anyone involved in the development and delivery of on-the-job training (OJT). The audience includes subject matter experts, instructional designers, and trainers who work with OJT. This program is appropriate for practitioners at all levels who wish to improve their OJT.

ATD education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals—trainers, instructional designers, and organization development practitioners—but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.

Roles: Instructional Designer, Trainer
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Face-to-Face Courses
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CREDITS

14.0 learning hours

1.4 CEUs awarded

Up to 14.0 APTD Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

Up to 14.0 CPLP Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

This program has been approved for 14.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This program is valid for 14.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrm.org/certification.

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