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Table 3. Number of hours of formal training per employee by type of formal training and industry, May - October, 1995



Table 3.  Number of hours of formal training per employee by type of formal training and industry, May - October, 1995										
																										
				        						    Manufacturing		Transportation,			
															communications,																												Finance,	
Characteristic				  Total          	Mining	Construction	Durable		Non-            and public  								 Finance,														
													durable		utilities   		Wholesale 		Retail 			insurance, 		Services
               				50 or more 										 		 trade	        	 trade                   and real
					employees																		  estate									

Type of formal training:										
    Any formal training 	 	   10.7	 		 14.4	  5.0		 11.7		 11.9		   18.3	 	             8.4	 	   3.7			 16.6			 11.0
										
    Job skills										
    Management training 	   	    0.8			  0.3	  0.1		  1.1		  0.0		    1.6			     0.8	 	   0.3			  1.3			  0.7
    Professional and technical training     1.3	  		  1.1	  0.2		  1.9	 	  0.9	 	    2.0			     0.2	 	   0.1			  2.1			  1.6
    Computer training 	 		    2.1			  2.3	  0.2		  1.5		  0.9	 	    1.8	 		     1.3	 	   0.4	 		  5.6	 		  3.4
    Clerical and administrative training    0.5	  		  0.1	  0.0	 	  0.0	 	  0.2	 	    1.7	 		     0.1	 	   0.0	 		  1.4	 		  0.8
    Sales and customer relations training   0.8			  0.4	  0.1	 	  0.5		  0.2		    1.8			     1.2		   1.5			  1.6			  0.4
    Service related training 	 	    0.6	 		  0.0	  0.0		  0.0		  0.1		    2.1			     0.0		   0.5			  0.0	 		  0.9
    Production and construction training    1.1	 		  1.7	  1.2	 	  1.9	 	  2.2	 	    3.6			     3.0	 	   0.3			  0.0			  0.1
										
    General skills										
    Basic skills training 		    0.1	 		  0.0	  0.0	 	  0.3	 	  0.4	 	    0.0			     0.1		   0.0			  0.0	 		  0.0
    Occupational safety training 	    1.2	 		  5.5	  2.9	 	  1.5		  2.3	 	    1.0			     0.5	 	   0.1			  0.0	 		  1.3
    Employee health and wellness training   0.2	 		  0.6	  0.0		  0.1		  0.1		    0.1			     0.3	 	   0.0			  0.6			  0.2
    Orientation training 	 	    0.6	 		  0.9	  0.1	 	  0.3	  	  1.3		    0.9			     0.2	 	   0.5	 		  0.2	 		  0.7
    Awareness training 	 		    0.1	 		  0.0	  0.0		  0.0	 	  0.1		    0.1	 		     0.1	 	   0.0			  0.3			  0.0
    Communications and quality training     1.4	 		  1.3	  0.4	 	  2.6	 	  2.8		    1.6	 		     0.5	 	   0.1			  3.5			  0.8
    Other types of  formal training 	    0.1			  0.4	  0.0	 	  0.0		  0.1		    0.0	 		     0.0	 	   0.0	 		  0.1			  0.1
										

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