A significant amount of research has shown Structured On-the-Job Training (SOJT) is a more efficient and effective method for training new employees (Alien; Dooley; Broadwell; Jacobs; Rothwell and Kazanas; Van Buren).
Structured On-the-Job Training is a cost-effective training method cooperatives can apply immediately.
Integrating Structured On-the-Job Training into the existing apprentice lineworker on-the-job training rotation program included:
The course introduced participants to basic adult learning theory, different learning and training styles, and Structured On-the-Job training methodology.
Using Structured On-The-Job Training (SOJT) will expedite the timeline and adds to the quality and effectiveness of the program.