training period


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training period

An authorized and scheduled regular inactive duty training period. A training period must be at least two hours for retirement point credit and four hours for pay. Previously used interchangeably with other common terms such as drills, drill period, assemblies, periods of instruction, etc.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Dave Ensor, chairman of the Advice Rights management committee, said: "We are very proud of Elayne's achievements, especially given her four- year training period coincided with the birth of her youngest son.
Third, the utilization of a job coach during the initial training period to assist the individual in adapting compensatory strategies to the specific work site, is strongly recommended.
They have a training period of about 20 weeks, surely one of the shortest training periods of any job, so how does this make them professional?
However, by the end of the training period she no longer required endorsement and is now embarking on a national traineeship as a full time carer."
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A short-term training period of two weeks or less that is focused on a specific block of training.
The city council's job creation initiative CovWise will now be able to extend its training period from six to 12 months - until June 2000 - for jobless youngsters referred to it under the government's New Deal initiative.

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