Employee Training Materials Key Terms
Learn about types of employee training materialsEmployee training materials are essential in providing proper training of basic and advanced skills in the workplace. All businesses use training materials, but some are required to meet safety regulations. Training materials for employees come in a variety of media including videos, written texts and computer applications. Many of these materials can be combined to create a successful training course.
Interpersonal skills training
Safety trainingSafety training is important, especially for employees that work with hazardous materials or in dangerous areas.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides training programs and materials for those that work in dangerous work environments such as construction or with biological hazards.
Industry-specific trainingIndustry-specific training is any type of training that focuses on the specific needs of an industry. This can include specialized safety or operational training.
Training manualA training manual is a written text that covers a number of topics where skills can be advanced in the workplace. Training manuals are often customized for the specific company using this type of training material.
Regional Environmental Center provides a guide on how to create an effective training manual for any type of workplace training course.
Training videosTraining videos are visual learning tools that teach basic and advanced skills in all industries. Training videos can be used to train groups and are available in traditional DVD and VHS media or online.
Richardson Company provides industry-specific training videos that cover a wide range of topics.
Training postersTraining posters are another way to have a visual learning tool for employees. Training posters provide text and pictures on a specific skill related to the workplace.
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