The Plastics Training Specialists

6 Keys to Developing a Skilled Plastics Workforce

With over 20 years of training experience in the plastics industry, Routsis Training knows the 6 critical factors that can make or break your company's in-house training program. Let's examine these success factors and see how other industry training methods stack-up against interactive training…

  1. The information being presented must be relevant to the workplace. A comprehensive in-house training plan incorporates all of the training necessary to instill a good base of fundamental knowledge.
  2. Training must be captivating in order to keep the participants' attention.Everyone knows that in order to learn, you must pay attention – yet companies often rely on boring lectures and literature to train.
  3. Employees retain significantly more information in an interactive environment. Research has shown a 38% increase in retention when using interactive training compared to other methods.
  4. Curriculum must be tailored to meet the specific needs of your plant.Training media, such as interactive training, can be easily customized to your business at no additional cost.
  5. Participants must develop skills that can actually be used. Too often, participants learn a wealth of theoretical information yet do not understand how to apply it to the workplace.
  6. Tracking the results proves the effectiveness of the training. Facilitators need to use a training method which makes it easy to track and monitor each employee's progress.