Nature and Importance of the On-the-Job Training
The on-the-job training is a requirement for the academic part of a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Through on-the-job training, the trainees’ skills are developed and enhanced. On the field of computer technology, knowledge is not only acquired in the four sides of the classroom. Exposure and experience are also important to enhance skills specially in troubleshooting. On-the-job training typically includes verbal and written instructions, demonstration and observation, and hands-on practice. On-the-Job training is very important for it is the gateway of any information technologist to greater opportunity and success. It is the chance to show and apply their gained knowledge in the school through actual performances and various activities. It helps them develop not only their knowledge but also attitude required in their field of specialization. Through exposures, the student-trainee becomes competent and efficient in managing different tasks like solving a simple problem in computer and in the company. Not only the performance and competency are developed in the training but also cooperation and coordination by sharing knowledge and ideas in solving a problem. In the training, the student-trainee is exposed to different tasks that will help them in developing their skills such as: encoding, troubleshooting, formatting and installing computers, repairing and setting up a network. This training gives the student-trainee the experience and knowledge to be globally competitive information technologist.
Objectives of the On-the-Job Training
Generally, this on-the-job training aimed to enhance the skills of the trainee and become more efficient and effective in the field of Information Technology and as a highly-trained information technologist in the future.
Specifically, the On-the-Job Training aimed to:
1. apply theories, concepts and principles in trouble shooting, as well as formatting, operation and maintenance the computers; 2. acquire innovative skills and techniques required in the practice of their profession; 3. discover God-given potentials, physically, mentally, morally, and emotionally through the familiarization of actual office practices and protocols; and 4. become efficient, effective and proficient in the field of Information technology and aspire to be an expert Information technology in the near future.
Location and Duration of the On-the-Job-Training
The first part of On-The-Job Training was conducted at Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology, Main Campus, Alcate, Victoria, Oriental Mindoro from October 25 to November 5, 2010. And on November 8, 2010 to February 11, 2011, the trainee conducted her OJT at Land Bank of the Philippines Calapan City Branch, Lumangbayan Calapan City.
Profile of Training Agency
Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology
MinSCAT is the youngest State College in Region IV and is the only one in the province of Oriental Mindoro. It directs its role to contribute to the development efforts and social transformation initiative of Mindoro. With its conversion into a state college, the institution was able to move forward and direct its goal to a fruitful realization of its mission that is to provide a higher vocational, profession and technical instruction and training in agricultural and industrial field with special emphasis given to the agricultural extension, advanced studies and progressive leadership in the field of agriculture including education and home technology, with emphasis given to agricultural industry, fishery, forestry, industry education, agricultural engineering, and short technical or vocational courses within its area of specialization. With its continuing efforts for prominence and excellence, the members of this academic community need rally behind the plans and expectations of its administrators. Worth noting was...