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when can we use "hands on training" ? Does it mean that you have some thorough knowledge or a practical knowledge about that particular thing ?

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No, you gain practical knowledge by actually doing what you are training in. Dictionary –  Andrew Leach Mar 8 '13 at 18:14
You can find the meaning of phrases such as hands on in a dictionary. –  coleopterist Mar 8 '13 at 18:14
Hands-on, preferably hyphenated, is a compound word that has become an attributive adjective. What kind of training? Hands-on/Manual/Supervisory; Our training is hands-on/manual/supervisory; We provide hands-on/manual/supervisory training. Hands-on is pronounced with both syllables stressed; however, the string hands on training, as in They never got their hands on training manuals, would be pronounced with training stressed instead of on. –  John Lawler Mar 8 '13 at 18:27
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THANKS ANDREW, JOHN AND CARLO –  torque Mar 8 '13 at 20:20

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People already seemed to have answered the question in the comments section. I'm just adding this here for the sake of completeness.

A simple "define hands on" ,in Google, gives me

Experiences or activities that involve tacit doing as a means of acquiring, or a complement to acquiring, knowledge, and abilities.

Hands on training in it's simplest sense means Learning by doing.

The usual underlying assumption when using the phrase is that you are unskilled at the task you are trying to perform, and thus improving your skill in the attempt to perform it.

You can use it anywhere you or someone is, well, learning by doing.

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Hello Ayos! Its a kind of simple way you used. thanks for it. –  torque Mar 8 '13 at 20:23
No problem, Happy to help! –  ffledgling Mar 8 '13 at 22:25

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