Definition: Vocational training undertaken away from the normal work situation.
It is usually only part of a whole training programme, in which it is combined with on-the-job training.
Source: based on Unesco, 1979.
Related term: on-the-job training
Source: Terminology of European education and training policy: a selection of 100 key
terms. CEDEFOP Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2008.