Training is essential for every organization. It is important for motivation and productivity. The Petroleum Training Institute has undertaken a number of training efforts. This study is a pilot project using a small population at one institution to assess the types of training programs available and the impact of training on the employees, the purpose and benefit of training to both staff and management of the Petroleum Training Institute. This pilot study gathered data using the survey method and employing a questionnaire. The Petroleum Training Institute library has 26 employees. This study is a census of the entire population. The results showed an awareness of training opportunities and widespread participation, particularly in short courses and workshops.