Training: Importance, Methods, Types, Meaning


What is Training?

Training is the process of learning the methods and tricks of the particular industry. training is the essential thing to grow the organization, it helps the employees as well as the organization in growth and producing higher quality products.

The Training is a systematic activity performed to modify the skills, attitudes and the behavior of an employee to perform a particular job.


Produce high-quality products

Training helps the employees to produces high-quality products because when the employees trained They will get the answers like as How to use machine, How to categories work, Selection of right method and etc. These answers helps the employees to produce high quality products.

Help to get Motivated

When employees know the results of their efforts, it helps to build confidence and motivation among the employees. If they do not get the expected results, Then employees started working more and try new method to build something valuable.

Increase productivity

Training increases the knowledge and skills of employees. Therefore, well-trained employees give better performance on the job. Training results in higher quantity and quality of output.

Reduction In Accidents

A trained employee has more expertise than untrained employee to handle the machines and equipment, which saves the chances of accidents in the organisation. Generally, trained employees are less accident prone than the untrained ones. Proper training develops safety attitudes and helps to reduce the accident rate.

Management By Exception

Trained employees are self – dependent and can perform routine work independently. Therefore, superiors can easily delegate authority and reduce their workload. They can practice management by exception and devote their time and energy to more important policy matters.

Stability and Growth

An enterprise having a pool of trained personnel can maintain its effectiveness despite the loss of key personnel. it can more easily replace executives. it can also meet the personnel needs for growth and expansion. Training provides a second line of personnel which helps to ensure long term stability and growth of the organisation.


Induction Training

Induction training means introducing a new batch of employees with the existing employees. The purpose of such kinds of training is to reduce the nervousness of a new joiner. Induction training helps the new employees to come up in the organization environment.

Safety Training

The purpose of Safety training is to minimize the accidents caused due to the handling of machines or other equipment. Under this method, the employees to be trained safety instruction of handling the machine and other dangerous equipment.

Vestibule training

It is a training of actual work that will be done by employees but conducts not in the real workplace. this training method helps the employees to minimize the mistakes during work.

Internship Training

Under Internship training, companies provide floor experiences to the pre-placed employees. Companies do this to motivate the employees and give them real experience of the industry.

Promotional Training

This training is given to highly skilled employees, who will be promoted to the senior position in the company. This training is given in advance to understand the role of the jobs. This kind of training helps the employees to exist the role of the job.

Apprenticeship training

Under apprenticeship training, new joiner spends some time under their supervisor. This training helps the employees to know about the work.

Soft Skills Training

Soft skill training includes personality traits, social graces, communication, and personal habits that are used to characterize relationships with other people. This training helps the employees to calm down and make them control the situations.

Remedial Training

This training is given to the existing employees of the organization to remove their fair and minimize the mistakes that come to use of the new machine. This training teaches the employees to produces high-quality products at the cheapest rate.


Technology-Based Learning

This is the common method of learning this method take place with technology. This could be possible with the help of

  • Basic PC-based programs
  • Interactive multimedia – using a PC & laptop
  • Internet training programs

On-The-Job Training

In this method of training a trainee works on a specific job and learned the required skills and knowledge that is necessary to work on the floor.

Committee assignments

this is the most effective method to improve bonding of the trainee, in this method a set of assignments given to the team and they solve the assignments by discussing the problem. This helps to improve team work.


In this Method, theoretical instruction and practical learning are provided to trainees in training institutes.Training takes a long time to learn because it makes the trainees more professional and knowledgeable.

Case study method

In the case study method, trainees learn about the real-life experiences of the products and services. This method helps the trainees to learn real solutions and problems. The trainee is given an opportunity to analyze the case and come out with all possible solutions. This method enhances situation handling skills.


Coaching is real experience of the floor under the supervisor that gives knowledge to his helps the trainees to learn from experiences of the supervisor.

Job rotation

Job rotation means changing the position of the employee from time to time to help them to learn many skills to become all-rounder worker. Job rotation helps the employees to work in a rotation job and make them more productive.

Conference training 

In Conference training, there will group of people and they give their point of view on the topic. The member learns from each other and respects the other points. Now, it is common to hold conferences in the company because it helps the employees to know the different point of views.

Group Discussions & Tutorials

These mostly take place in classrooms where a group of employees sit together and share their thought together. It also enables every attendee to voice different ideas and bounce them off one another.

Example: If anyone does not know about the cons of the latest. he can know about it in group discussion.

Role Playing

Role-playing helps the trainee to tackle the issues that will take place in the workplace. In role-playing employees act like a real professional to understand the real workplace issues.

Management Games

Management games is a new method of training. In Management games trainee plays the management games and know about the issues of the workplace. it also helps to the trainees to prepare about the problem that will come in future.