On-the-job training (OJT) has following advantages:
OJT is useful and simple to learn the jobs that can be learned by watching and doing. Under it, the trainer need not explain and analyze the job detail, as employees can learn it by observing and doing it in the actual work station.
OJT is economical in the sense that it does not require extra cost burden for arranging training needs. Moreover, it does not require separate training space to provide training.
3. Actual Work Station
OJT is conducted at the actual work station; hence, employees can get first hand experience from the job as they learn it through actual equipments and materials.
4. Immediate Productivity
Since trainees are involved in actual work process, quick learning and immediate productivity will be obtained from the work performed by the trainees.
5. Quick Learning
OJT provides a favorable environment for quick learning. This is because trainees are involved in actual work process.
As it is a practical approach, it develops multi-skill in trainees. The employees can get quick feedback about correctness of their performance.