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How to buy online training systems (eBook)

Download this FireRescue1 online training systems buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


When fire departments face a budget crunch, firefighter training is often an early line item to be adversely affected. Training not only has its own costs, but it also has the opportunity cost of taking firefighters off the street. However, failure to train becomes a liability issue, so fire departments need alternative avenues to get their members trained – at lower costs.

One solution to which many departments are turning is online learning systems, which can offer ways to ensure that quality training is conducted at a reduced cost. However, as is the case when any new technology is introduced, there is a learning curve for those tasked with making the purchasing decision.

If you are preparing to invest in an online training system, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are resources to help you through the process. This FireRescue1 guide to online learning is a starting point for the purchasing process, and includes:

  • Key considerations before buying
  • Steps for implementation
  • Questions to ask vendors
  • Company directory

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