“Further training” refers to that part of vocational training which follows basic training, usually within the framework of a training program or scheme, for recognized qualifications. This covers any or all of the following:

  1. Upgrading – training for supplementary skills and knowledge in order to increase the versatility and occupational mobility of a worker or to improve his standard of performance.
  2. Updating – training to improve the performance of people in their occupation in respect to modern developments; new materials, tools, processes.
  3. Refresher – process of further training in work currently performed in order to improve job performance. This also refers to training to regain skills and knowledge which may have been partly forgotten as a result of length interruptions in the performance of an occupation.
  4. Specialization – training to consolidate, deepen and broaden skills and knowledge for a particular task, function or aspect of a worker’s occupation.
  5. Retraining for the acquisition of skills and knowledge required in an occupation other than the one for which the person originally trained.
Caveat: Subsequent court and administrative rulings, or changes to, or repeal of, laws, rules and regulations may have rendered the whole or part of this article inaccurate or obsolete.