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On-the-job training is training that takes place at the work site and is supervised by a manager or an experienced coworker. Certain jobs require on-the-job training under the policy of the individual employer. Some jobs are required to provide on-the-job training under federal laws.
For example, On-the-Job Training (OJT) is a federally mandated training program for highway construction contractors. Its aims include to:
Also, the Department of Labor offers registration for apprenticeship programs. As the apprentice demonstrates satisfactory progress in both the on-the-job training and related instruction, they are advanced in accordance with the wage schedule as outlined in the registered Apprenticeship Standards.
The following is an example of a federal statute defining the term 'on the job traning':
According to 22 CFR 62.2 [Title 22 Foreign Relations; Chapter i-Department of State; Subchapter G Public Diplomacy and Exchanges; Part 62; Exchange Visitor Program; Subpart A; General Provisions], on-the-job training means “an individual's observation of and participation in given tasks demonstrated by experienced workers for the purpose of acquiring competency in such tasks.”
Relevant legal forms include:
Regulatory Training Requirements Compliance Guide: Federal, Updates
prepared by Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc, Originally prepared by
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) et al.
Training Requirements for HealthCare Facilities: Regulatory Compliance Guide, Updates Prepared by Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc., Originally prepared by Environmental Resources Managements (ERM) et al
California Training Requirements Compliance Guide - Book