ERIC Number: ED395165
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Training and Qualifications of Personnel. MAS-129. Waste Isolation Division (WID). Management and Supervisor Training (MAST) Program.
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Carlsbad, NM.
This learning module, which is part of a management and supervisor training program for managers and supervisors employed at the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Division, is designed to help trainees understand basic plant and industry waste management activities and issues. The following topics are covered in the module's individual sections: the rationale for training (benefits of training, potential legal issues); training services (services provided by human resources development and total quality departments); formal and informal training (characteristics and appropriate uses of formal and informal training); steps in establishing formal training (determining training needs, requesting training, certifying and qualifying trainees, certifying instructors); potential benefits and limitations of training; vendor-supplied training; subcontractor training; training coordination; and transfer of training. Each section includes some or all of the following: enabling objectives, an exercise requiring trainees to evaluate a manager's effectiveness in a given scenario, and lists of good practices and practices to avoid. Contains eight references, a practice test, and test answers. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Coordination, Hazardous Materials, Industrial Training, Informal Education, Learning Modules, Management Development, Needs Assessment, Program Development, Role of Education, Staff Development, Supervisor Qualifications, Supervisory Methods, Supervisory Training, Training Methods, Training Objectives, Transfer of Training, Vocational Education, Waste Disposal
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Westinghouse Electric Corp., Carlsbad, NM.