Training Management and Satisfying the Requirements of NERC Standard PER-005 Just Got Easier

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New partnership between and QTS makes recordkeeping easier. and Quality Training Systems (QTS) announced today seamless record-sharing between courses and the Quality Training Database™ (QTD). Now clients can easily upload records to their QTD data file. Additionally, users of the QTD Employee Portal (EMP) can now make selected courses available to their operators directly via the EMP dashboard.

QTS simplifies the record-keeping process by eliminating the need to manually enter records of completed courses. LMS360 can now export client records perfectly formatted for direct import to QTD using QTD’s import-export feature. The records automatically populate the training records in QTD and are thus available for inclusion in all the QTD reports.

As an added bonus, courses can be deployed directly to employees via the EMP dashboard. EMP is a browser-based add-on module for QTD that allows trainers to deploy SCORM (version 1.2) -compliant training student evaluations. EMP tests directly to the employees’ computers; employees complete the training online and the results populate the training records in QTD.

By working together, QTS and have simplified the workload for our mutual customers by eliminating the need for manual data entry and associated errors.

Quality Training Database™ is a simple, easy-to-use software tool that has been specially designed to manage all training records needed for compliance with PER-005. The Database includes a direct “line-of-sight” between tasks, learning objectives, ILAs, and training evaluations (as required by the SAT process. It provides a comprehensive suite of reports to directly support audit preparation.

Benefits of the new partnership for clients include:

  •     Reduced QTD manual entry by importing training records electronically
  •     Reduced errors as the data from LMS360 system is provided in the perfect format to import to QTD
  •     One-stop shop for deployment of selected courses and compilation of training results

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About offers a groundbreaking approach to managing corporate training, risk and compliance. While other companies within the industry are consolidating and specializing, has a broader, more efficient vision the market – focusing instead on offering end-to-end compliance solutions. These solutions are specifically designed to meet the need of mid-sized companies with growing training, regulatory program, and reporting needs. We offer a unique approach to compliance that is efficient and value-based, building up and providing only what is required of each organization, rather than using a one-size-fits-all method that is often overkill for all but the world’s largest companies. Our balanced strategy to meet ethics and compliance needs features 6,000 courses and a Learning Management System paired with tools for Case Management, Risk Management and Regulatory Program development.

About Quality Training Systems

Quality Training Systems has provided training and performance support services for electric utilities, since 1997. The company's primary focus is the design and development of system operator training programs to satisfy the requirements of NERC standard PER-005. Our flagship product, Quality Training Database™, has been developed over the past several years to assist trainers and managers to organize and track training records: everything from Job and Task Analysis (JTA) data through CEHs needed for recertification. The Database includes a generic task list and catalog of learning objectives that provide a uniquely valuable starting point for any company starting to develop its own JTA.

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