8 |Pagethe following days, the trainee had already worked just like a regular employee of the ERFE &ASSOCIATES. May 11, 2012, it was the day when he appointed at Evaristo Unit Project where heassigned to encode a plan and to make a 3D model/ perspective of TV cabinet at lining room. May 15, 2012, it was the day when the trainee finished his 100hrs OJT training in ERFE& ASSOCIATES and it was also his second day on the site. On the site, the trainee noticed thatmost furniture in the unit/ project site was made of wood.
He also noticed that the room was inmodern/ contemporary style. The mentor of the trainee assigned him to help in set- upping themain areas of the room for tenant occupancy. He also learned how they install knock downfurniture through observing them and he helped in cleaning and sweeping the floor after theinstallation of furniture. ACMI WORKPLACE DESIGN CENTER May 17, 2012, it was the date when the trainee started the on the job training at ACMIWORKPLACE DESIGN CENTER. It is a supplier of office furniture and a furnituremanufacturing company situated at 464 Audrich Building Lt.
Artiaga, San Juan City. The trainee was assigned at AAW Inc. Project where the employer assigned to make a 3Dmodel or perspective of coffee table & display cabinet. It was very challenging to the traineebecause he is not already expert in AutoCAD 3D Model. Then after he finished it, the traineeassigned to answer all phone calls that the company receives. May 18, 2012, the trainee assigned at Art B. Piano Project and he assigned to make aperspective or 3D model of hanging cabinet, executive table, side table, office tables, conference
|Pagetable, and freestanding table. It was very pressure to the trainee because it was too many. Afterthe trainee finished it, he helps his mentor in the preparation of the Sales Report of theircompany. May 21, 2012, the trainee assigned to make a 3D model or perspective of steel cabinet/ locker and racks on AutoCAD. After the trainee finished it, his mentor gives him a time to readmagazines & books in their library. May 22, 2012, because it is not a busy day the trainee gives time to use their computer insocial networking.
After lunch the trainee assigned to make or design a proposed counter forinformation area and render it on sketch up. May 23, 2012, the trainee was appointed at GLC Project where his mentor gives anopportunity to propose (3) three furniture layout for the 2 nd floor of GLC’s office. After he finished it, he assigned to input the purchase order of their clients in Microsoft Excel. May 24, 2012, At GLC Project, the trainee assigned again to design/ propose (2) tworeception counter in 3D mode. The trainee used sketch up in preparation of his proposal.
After doing his proposal, the trainee’s mentor assigned him to fax their quot ation notes in the clients. May 25, 2012, it was the day when the trainee finished his 50hrs OJT training in ACMI Workplace Design Center. The trainee’s last assignment was to make a plan or top view of a reception counter that the trainee proposed. After he finished it, he assigned to make and input aquotation notes on Microsoft Excel. Being an apprentice on that kind of offices/ companies was really remarkable. All theskills and techniques that they shared with the trainee will help him for his future career.
OBSERVATION 10 |PageThe trainee who was training at different companies with the different field of practice,observed the differences and their similarities. Another thing that the trainee observed was therules and regulation that the companies initiated. Before entering the company, regular friskingand baggage inspections were conducted. Trainees are not included as a visitor. Another was theNO smoking, sleeping and by standing rule. Gadgets like mobile phones and portable mp3players are not allowed during working hours. Gadgets must be placed on the locker room/ pantry.
Requests like emergency calls are accepted making sure that the call was important andentertain able. PARTICIPATIONThe trainee participated in the normal operation of the company by maintaining thecleanliness of the office. The trainee was participated in bible study of the office and also inmeetings and orientation. The trainee also participated as a tool keeper on the office. Tools and materials must bekept to avoid misplacing it. Tools must be clean before they were returned to the drawers andtool box.
CHALLENGES During the trainee’s on the-job training, he met some challenges that push him to work much better. First is when one of his co-workers challenged him to be greedy in learning new things and skills. That is also the time when the trainee’s supervisor said that if he later wanthigh grade, he must work like a real employee. That was a big challenge for the trainee. He wasonly a trainee, so the supervisor must supervise him and not to let him handle a situation than he didn’t know. And because of that, the t rainee learned to put a dedication to his work. Lastly, one