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The Importance of an LMS For Your Safety Training

Posted by John Kuder on February 18, 2021 in the category Safety, Light-Duty Vehicle Safety Training

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Traditionally, training takes up a lot of time, money, and resources. You need to gather everyone together, pay a trainer to flip through a powerpoint presentation, and hope your employees don’t doze off. This doesn’t have to be how you conduct training anymore. 

Do you want your training to be easily accessed anywhere? Do you want to be able to track training progress, run reports, and communicate with your entire company in one click of a button? Then you may want to invest in a Learning Management System.

What is an LMS?

A learning management system - or LMS for short -  is an online platform used to deploy, host, and track online education. You can find learning management systems being used in many industries - from education to restaurants to corporations. They’re used in the transportation industry as well.

They don’t need to completely replace in-person training, either. An LMS can supplement any training program. It offers a convenient location to host all company educational content and a way to allow employees to take less important subjects on their own.

Today, they are no longer a nice-to-have. For most businesses, an LMS is essential for operation.

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The Benefits of Having a Learning Management System

Regardless of who you are or what your company does, a learning management system could be a gamechanger for you. Here are just a few reasons why countless companies just like you are migrating to a learning management system.

Better Training Outcomes

It’s not the case for every subject, but many of your training courses could actually be improved if they were hosted on an LMS and taken self-directed. It comes down to adult learning psychology. We learn new information quickly and remember it longer when we have some control over the learning process. When you move some of your training onto an LMS for your employees to take on their own, they will become more engaged.

Easily Organize Your Company’s Educational Material

Right now, you’re probably using spreadsheets and word documents to keep track of all of your training courses. An LMS makes it ten times easier to keep track of everything. All of your training and education courses will be housed in one area. You can organize them anyway you’d like, and anyone who needs access will know exactly where to go.

Track Usage, Run Reports, And Store Records

A learning management system makes it easy for you to see your employees’ progress on their training. You can see who has completed which training courses, when they took them, and (if you use quizzes) what score they got.

Then, you can run reports to see the big picture of how many employees have completed their necessary training.

All of this information is stored for you to access later if necessary. Your training records are officially automated.

Save Money on Training

How can you save money by investing in a Learning Management System? Easy. An LMS will pay for itself and then some for most companies. You will reduce training costs by only needing to conduct in-person training when it is absolutely necessary. And, you will save managers time and energy searching for the correct training courses.

A Two-For-One Special

You may be wondering: how do I find the best deal on a learning management system? If you’re looking to utilize an LMS for safety and defensive driving training, a program like our non-cdl fleet safety training program, The Fleet Safety Course, is perfect for you.

With The Fleet Safety Course, you get access to:

  • Dozens of professionally-made defensive driving courses
  • Lessons on reducing personal injuries such as slips, trips, and falls
  • Access to your very own learning management system

You can reduce accidents, make training easier, protect your people, and improve your bottom line all in one place.

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