Define training. How is it different from education?


Training refers to the enhancement of skills, abilities and competence required for a specific job profile. On the other hand, education refers to the process of improving the overall knowledge and understanding of the employees. The following points highlight the difference between training and education. 

Basis of Difference




Training implies increasing the skills and abilities required to perform a specific job. 

Education implies increasing the overall knowledge and understanding of the employees. 


Training is a narrow concept and relates to development of understanding relating to only a specific job. 

Education is a wider concept and relates to the overall development of understanding.


It focuses on the goals of the organisation. 

It focuses on the individual goals. 


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