Definition of in-service in US English:

in-service

adjective

  • (of training) intended for those actively engaged in the profession or activity concerned.

    ‘in-service training of library staff’
    • ‘It also provides in-service training, business development advice and advanced skills courses for those already in the trade.’
    • ‘Teachers were given in-service training, and encouraged to upgrade their qualifications by being given study grants.’
    • ‘Final year students are currently involved in 5 months of in-service training, he said.’
    • ‘This course can mesh in with part-time theological study, ministry development and in-service training.’
    • ‘He said budget problems this year had been worsened by Government decisions to switch off or reduce the value of various grants, for example towards in-service training for teachers.’
    • ‘The programme provides in-service training for teachers, parent education and personal safety education for children at primary school level.’
    • ‘But, he said, initial teacher training and in-service training should include advice and help on limiting voice strain problems.’
    • ‘Our teachers do not receive enough in-service training and this leads to poor teaching.’
    • ‘Half of local primary, secondary school teachers and school administrators would receive in-service training within nine months.’
    • ‘Shipanga said the successful bidders will be given in-service training.’
    • ‘They will do in-service training, as there will be no assessments.’
    • ‘Preservice training is more cost effective in the longer term, but in-service training remains essential for rapid improvements in quality of care.’
    • ‘This requires daily travelling to those companies for in-service training and for consultations with thesis supervisors.’
    • ‘One suggested structure for in-service training involves a fifteen-minute briefing with staff from different areas each day.’
    • ‘Stone provides in-service training to health-care workers regarding adequate oral care for the dependent adult population.’
    • ‘Effective in-service training can be planned by conducting a pretraining survey at the beginning of the school year.’
    • ‘Education and skills training were identified during individual performance reviews, and in-service training is held weekly and open to all.’
    • ‘The Midland Health Board schools team is involved in the delivery of in-service training on drugs health education in schools.’
    • ‘Take the information that police and magistrates receive in in-service training and/or seminars on the subject.’
    • ‘Is it something that one can never fully master, so in-service training would be helpful?’

Pronunciation

in-service

/ˈˌɪn ˈˌsərvəs/