Training is the process by which an individual or group of people convey or obtain skills relevant to a particular job or activity. Training generally deals with the physical and mental abilities associated with performing a job, sport or activity. The words training, education and learning are often used interchangeably or synonymously, but each has very different meanings and applications.

For example, while K-12 schools may provide information technology (IT) education on a broad level, IT training offers job seekers and employees the skills they need to be successful in IT and other technical job roles.

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