BASIT, KRIZEL JANE L. MARCH 27, 2013
On the job training or OJT is one method by which students is given a chance to apply the theories and computations that they have learned from the school. It also helps the students to acquire relevant knowledge and skills by performing in actual work setting. Colleges and Universities require their students to undergo such training within a specific number of hours as part of the curriculum .For the students, an OJT or internship program provides opportunities to go through the actual methodologies of a specific job using the real tools, equipments and documents. In effect, the workplace becomes a development venue for a student trainee to learn more about his chosen field and practice what he has learn from academy. On the other hand, an effective OJT program also benefits the companies who accept trainees. First OJT or intern provides additional manpower for a lesser labor cost than a regular employee. Most of them are all eager to learn the ropes so chances are high that they will cooperate. Employers can use this internship strategy as a method in recruiting new employees. Since the trainer or the supervisor can follow the trainees’ progress, he can gauge based on performance, behaviour and attitude if the trainee will make a good recruit after the completion of his internship.
Some of the problems that practicums encounter are having a supervisor that doesn’t have an interest on teaching them, to improve their skills knowledge and also to know what to do in the food industry.
The importance of having On the Job training is to have a better knowledge of the food industry to...