If you wanted to provide training for a team you managed, but that training came from within the team, is there a single word you can use to describe this?

I.e. a senior member of the team is training the rest of the team, instead of an outside source.

Off the top of my head something like "innerteam training" implies what I want, but isn't a real word.

Ideally a single word, but a phrase could work as well.

2 Answers 2


"Peer training".

a person who is equal to another in abilities, qualifications, age, background, and social status.

  • 1
    I really like this answer. It reflects exactly what is happening.
    – Tom Bowen
    May 11, 2017 at 10:52
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    yes, but it could do with some elaboration.
    – Glorfindel
    May 11, 2017 at 11:01
  • Peer training suggests a flat, non-hierarchical structure.
    – ugajin
    May 11, 2017 at 11:50
  • @ugajin I agree, but that is kind of what I was going for. I only mentioned "senior" in my example as I made the assumption that it would be a senior that had more knowledge and therefore did the training. But a junior member may have knowledge of an area they could train others on.
    – Tom Bowen
    May 12, 2017 at 8:39

In house

The definition of in-house refers to something done or operated internally rather than obtained from a third party or an outside source. When a company does its own printing instead of sending it out to a printer, this is an example of a time when printing is done in-house.


  • That is something I didn't think of, but I suppose to me it implies within the company and not specifically the individual team.
    – Tom Bowen
    May 11, 2017 at 9:37
  • I agree that at times it will need some help from context.
    – Phil Sweet
    May 11, 2017 at 9:45

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