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Vector Solutions Offers Complimentary Training to Benefit American Cancer Society and the First Responder Center for Excellence

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SAN DIEGO – Vector Solutions, a leader in training and operations management solutions for the fire service through its TargetSolutions brand, is offering complimentary access to two of its most important online training courses, NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting and Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders. Vector Solutions will donate $1 to the American Cancer Society and the First Responder Center for Excellence for completions of the respective courses for the rest of 2020.

NFPA 1851 – Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting was written according to the NFPA standard on the Selection, Care and Maintenance of Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting. Cancer remains one of the leading causes of line-of-duty deaths and this two-hour course aims to provide a thorough understanding of fire service-related cancer risks for today’s firefighters. With every course completion of this online course, Vector Solutions will donate $1 to the American Cancer Society.

Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders utilizes national data, as well as testimonials from veteran first responders, to assess the most common mental health disorders affecting emergency responders and healthy coping strategies. For each completion of the complimentary course, which is made available without continuing education credit, Vector Solutions will donate $1 to the First Responder Center for Excellence.

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Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders

Television and movies portray the life of a first responder as fast-paced, high stakes and full of adrenaline rushes as they easily move from life-saving event to another. What the media overlooks is the extreme emotional, physical and mental toll of the job. Emergency responders often deal with this in silence.

Vector Solutions’ new course, Mental Health Awareness for Emergency Responders, addresses the causes, symptoms and coping strategies for the most common mental health disorders for EMS professionals. This comprehensive training was created with veteran first responders to shine a light on the hidden struggles of this profession.

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Track by Vial and Other Enhancements to TargetSolutions Check It™ Mobile App

Departments using the TargetSolutions Check It™ system can easily streamline inspections for vehicles, equipment, medical supplies, controlled substances and more. With convenience and accuracy in mind, new enhancements to the TargetSolutions Check It™ mobile application means even faster, more user-friendly features.

This complete revamp of the mobile app includes the ability to track by vial for controlled substances, greater search functionality, new fuel log fields and more.

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Grants: How They Work for Fire Departments and How TargetSolutions Simplifies the Process

GRANTS: HOW THEY WORK FOR FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND HOW TARGETSOLUTIONS SIMPLIFIES THE PROCESS

Learn the Intricacies for Obtaining Grants and How the Ultimate Technology for Operational Readiness Streamlines Reimbursements

Numbers. Data. Statistics.

Many of us cringe at simply hearing those words. However, in the fire service these are important for us to do our job. It starts with a budget narrowed through line items saying where we are going to spend our money. From there it exponentially blows up. How many times did you check off that engine last year? How many calls did we run last year? How many hours of training do I have so far this year? You get the point.

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TargetSolutions’ IT & Security Training Helps IT Personnel Mitigate Cyber Threats, Prepare for Certifications

TargetSolutions’ IT & Security training catalog features more than 140 courses built to provide IT professionals with the skills prescribed by certification authorities, including Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and others. This premium content is available to customers at an additional cost. Contact us for pricing at (800) 840-8048.

TargetSolutions’ IT & Security training from LearnSmart builds the practical skills IT professionals need to perform in their field and mitigate cyber threats. More than 140 premium courses are available on TargetSolutions at an additional cost. These courses are built to help IT personnel familiarize themselves with different technologies and prepare for their next certification exam.

The British insurance company, Lloyd’s, estimates in Forbes magazine that cyber-attacks cost organizations $400 billion annually. These new courses, made available to TargetSolutions by LearnSmart, a leader in IT certification training, help prepare IT personnel to protect an organization’s data integrity and reputation by staying ahead of attacks.

With threats lurking everywhere in today’s online world, TargetSolutions is excited to offer these HD-quality, video-based courses, which are authored by subject matter experts.

This training provides IT professionals with the knowledge they need for certifications, including the following:

  • Microsoft MCSE
  • Cisco CCNA / CCNP
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+

TargetSolutions’ parent company, Vector Solutions, acquired LearnSmart in December of 2016. With the acquisition came more than 500 mobile-compatible courses. Today, more than 20 hours of instructor-led training videos are produced weekly by industry experts at LearnSmart and TargetSolutions.

“IT Security is a top priority for TargetSolutions. Additions to security courses are made as the digital environment changes.”

Ammon Wiese, Director of Content, LearnSmart & TargetSolutions

Throughout each course, users are engaged with quizzes to check comprehension and increase retention of material. Instructors also perform live demonstrations for users to feel more immersed in subject matter.

“The videos are a fresh break from reading all the time. … I like that I can use the training on the iPad2 so I can study on business trips,” said Tony Otis, who is an IT Engineer Integrator.

For pricing on this premium training for IT professionals, please contact us today at (800) 840-8048. If you are interested in a one-on-one demonstration, please register today.

Boost Productivity with TargetSolutions’ Professional Development Training Courses

TargetSolutions’ Professional Development catalog features more than 100 online training courses designed to increase your organization’s productivity.

If elevating your organization’s productivity is a top priority, TargetSolutions has the training you need. TargetSolutions’ SmartTeam training courses educate students on a vast array of professional development topics to help improve an employee’s performance. Covered topics include communication, customer service, sales, and leadership. Learn More

Each lesson inside this special library of more than 100 video-based training courses is equipped with a full narration voiceover track, engaging interactions to sustain interest, and valuable information designed to boost your employees’ effectiveness and organizational productivity.

Below is a complete overview of the topics that are offered:

Communication: E-mails, proposals, reports; there’s always something to talk about. These courses explore optimal communication practices in a professional business setting.

Computer Skills: Learn how to navigate commonly used programs in the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Customer Service: These courses explore the essentials of providing quality customer service.

Finance: Learn the ins and outs of establishing and sustaining a budget that’s right for your organization.

Health & Wellness: Dive into the fundamentals of a healthier lifestyle with courses on safety, health, mental health, and more.

Leadership: Strong leadership qualities can inspire a workplace. This series of courses aims to inspire employees to channel their inner-leader.

Management: Co-workers, supervisors, clients; there’s always something or someone to manage and this bundle of courses analyzes the absolute best management practices.

Sales: These courses are designed to help professionals enhance their sales skills, including preparation, strategy, and the process of the sales cycle.

If you’re interested in learning more about TargetSolutions’ SmartTeam library, including pricing for these special courses, please click here to download the course catalog and a TargetSolutions representative will be in touch.