on-the-job training (OJT): Workers develop the skills needed after a short
demonstration or up to 1 month of on-the-job experience or instruction.
Moderate-term on-the-job training: Workers develop the skills needed after 1 to 12 months of combined on-the-job experience and informal training.
Long-term on-the-job training: Jobs require more than 12 months of on-the-job training or combined work experience and classroom instruction.
Postsecondary vocational training: Jobs require completion of vocational school training and may require passing an examination after completing the training.
Associate degree: Completion of the degree program requires at least 2 years of full-time academic work.
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