• Employees

Employees Trained (OI4229)

Number of employees (full-time, part-time, or temporary) who were trained through programs provided by the organization (both internally and externally) during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit Referenced within Metric Definition
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IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Employees Trained (OI4229). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote the types of training provided and duration of training(s), with particular emphasis on those that lead to recognized certifications.

Usage Guidance

  • Trainings can be categorized as skills-based trainings to advance core job responsibilities (i.e., enhance the employee's ability to do his/her job effectively), skills-based trainings on cross-job functions (e.g., training beyond regular job responsibilities, enabling the employee's ability to advance his/her profession), or trainings on literacy, communications and other life skills (e.g., enhancing the employee's ability to enhance his/her livelihood). Organizations should footnote details on the training(s) provided, including type.