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5481: Designing and Implementing OJT for State W&M

This webinar will enable State Weights and Measures staff to apply adult learning concepts and the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation process to internal on-the-job training (OJT) activities. Tools, resources, and examples will be provided.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, using the tools and resources provided, participants will be able to: Identify useful tools for conducting, evaluating, and documenting on-the-job training (OJT); Describe how the ADDIE model can be applied to OJT activities and describe how the 4-step skills based training model and SO-DO-TO methods can be used for hands-on measurement and inspection training; Discuss/Share ideas about current activities and experiences of what has worked/not worked regarding OJT; and Evaluate tools and examples for application to their W&M programs/responsibilities.

Materials & Supplies:

To be provided.


Training experience or facilitating OJT will be helpful, but not required.


Pre-reading assignments will be provided with guided notes for pre-work on ADDIE Model, Learning Objectives, 4-Step Skills Model, and SO-DO-TO methods. 

Minimum Requirement(s):

Successful completion includes pre-work reading assignments, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion.


State Weights and Measures staff involved in conducting on-the-job training. (State W&M staff only.)


Registration fees for State weights and measures regulatory officials and metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.


Georgia L. Harris
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4014
Email:  g.harris [at] (g[dot]harris[at]nist[dot]gov)elizabeth.gentry [at] ( (link sends e-mail))

Technology Requirement(s):

The webinar will be a live stream, so participants must have a constant connection during the webinar.

1.  Operating System (browser) configurations:

  • Windows XP (Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome)
  • Windows Vista (Internet Explorer or Firefox)
  • Windows 7 or 8 (Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome)
  • Apple Mac OS 10.5x (Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome)
  • Ubuntu Linux (Firefox only)

2.  Media players

3.  Optional: If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:


NIST / Office of Weights and Measures

Created April 4, 2017, Updated July 23, 2020