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.
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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.
The results were summed up by detailing the tasks set by the Minister of Defense and the setting of tasks by the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces for the summer training period.
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."
The key to this defensive scheme is to prepare systematically with as much carryover as possible from your normal reads, and then practice the scheme periodically throughout the entire training period, including the off-season.
Even local or on-site courses mean the loss of the employee for the training period. To compensate, agencies either must pay other employees overtime or reduce the agency's level of service to the community, a choice many administrators find hard to make.
It is scheduled to conduct theoretical lectures for trainees at the beginning of the training period and for two days in the training center, and the company offers programs and training curricula.
He said traveling expenditures, Rs 1000 monthly stipend free consumable material and books were provided to the trainees during their training period.
A training period of four days is provided and all of the necessary equipment to set up the automating process (including a laptop computer) is provided.
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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