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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 one of the first line items to be adversely affected. Training not only has its own costs, but it also involves 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 many departments are turning to is online learning systems, which can offer ways to ensure that quality training is conducted at a reduced cost. However, as with any new technology, 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 feel a little overwhelmed. Fortunately, resources are available to help you through the process. This FireRescue1 guide to online learning is a starting point for the purchasing process.

Included in this guide:

  • Key considerations before buying online training systems, ensuring you understand your department’s specific needs and the capabilities of different systems.
  • Steps for implementation, helping you integrate the online training system effectively into your operations.
  • Essential questions to ask vendors, enabling you to gather all necessary information for informed purchasing decisions.
  • A directory of online training system companies, providing a comprehensive list of reputable suppliers.

Download your free copy of the comprehensive “How to Buy Online Training Systems” guide from FireRescue1 by filling out the form today.