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TargetSolutions’ All-New Course: Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles for First Responders

TargetSolutions’ all-new course, Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles for First Responders, highlights the different types of alternative fuel vehicles and how their differing features affect emergency response.

Over the course of a few short years, alternative fuel vehicles have exponentially grown in popularity and range in a variety of sizes. For the fire and emergency rescue services, these vehicles’ unique traits pose risks, from electric shock to gaseous explosions, which must be considered when responding to emergencies.

To help you better protect yourself and your colleagues, TargetSolutions developed the all-new course: Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles for First Responders. This online training explores the features of different alternative fuel vehicles, methods for fire suppression, extrication and emergency medical services and environmental considerations.

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The Ultimate Training & Records Management System for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is an ever changing field where training and performance go hand-in-hand. TargetSolutions, the leader in training and operations management for public safety agencies, provides law enforcement with dynamic online courses featuring engaging, video-driven lessons on hot-topic issues.

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TargetSolutions Offers Complimentary NFPA 1500 PTSD Training Course to First Responders

Dynamic New Training Course Covers PTSD Symptoms, Warning Signs of Suicide, and How to Get Help

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading operations and training management applications for public safety agencies, is offering firefighters complimentary access to its all-new course, NFPA 1500: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Fire Industry.

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New Courses Added to TargetSolutions’ Course Library for Professional Development Training

AEC Continuing Education Courses
TargetSolutions’ Business Skills, Office Productivity and Project Management catalogs were recently revamped with new, engaging courses designed to help employees improve their skill set and grow in their profession. Here is a list of new additions to each catalog, now available in the TargetSolutions platform:

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Contribute to Organizations’ Training and Development as a TargetSolutions Subject Matter Expert

Become a TargetSolutions Subject Matter Expert to contribute to TargetSolutions’ comprehensive online training course library with your knowledge and real-world experience.

Are you passionate about training? Share your professional knowledge and experience as a TargetSolutions Subject Matter Expert (SME) to help agencies across the country improve their training. As an SME, your expertise is crucial in developing practical training courses with real-world applications of hot-topic lessons.

Contribute to essential course topics that impact hundreds of thousands of agencies and help make sure individuals can successfully uphold standards, follow procedures and prioritize safety. Some of the previous courses written by subject matter experts include:

Learn more about TargetSolutions’ comprehensive online training catalog, how to become an SME, and the contributions you can make to the world of training and development:

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Meet the Team: Get to Know Account Manager Rachel Seymour

rachel-bark-imageOriginally a member of CentreLearn’s customer support team, Rachel Seymour is now serving as an account manager with TargetSolutions.

Having first joined the organization in August of 2013, Rachel has learned all about public safety agencies and how to help them achieve their training goals. Now, with a few years’ experience, she is focused on helping customers in the Northeast maximize TargetSolutions’ training platforms.

“I get to help people every day and I’m part of a fantastic team,” said Rachel, who is originally from Perry, N.Y.

Before joining the organization, Rachel delivered technical support for accounting software and was a teacher for children with disabilities. Rachel is a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh with a B.S. in Childhood and Special Education.

Check out this Q-and-A to learn more about Rachel Seymour:

Favorite movie?
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Favorite band?
Black Veil Brides

Best vacation spot?
The Adirondacks

Chocolate or vanilla?

Favorite sports team?
Football = Bills
Baseball = Mets
Hockey = Sabres

Do you have a nickname?
“Rach,” I guess …

Newspaper or Internet?

You just won the lottery – what do you do?
Pay off my school loans; then buy a house in New York (either in western New York or up near Lake Champlain)

Three fun facts about Rachel?
1) I’ve lived in three states the last four years (Nebraska, New York, and Pennsylvania)
2) I’m left-handed
3) And I can play the piano, trombone, and clarinet

Eight Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Organization Secure

Cyber Security Awareness Month 2018

As October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, now is a good time to look at ways to keep your own organization as safe as possible from hackers, identity theft and other cyber threats. The following are eight cybersecurity tips to help you avoid becoming a victim.

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The Ultimate Tool for Fire Department Training in Canada

Fire Department Training in Canada
With over 250 hours of fire and EMS continuing education training and dynamic applications for tracking and recording all training types, TargetSolutions is the all-in-one system for fire department training in Canada.

TargetSolutions is the No. 1 choice for online fire department training and records management. With more than 160 hours of EMS continuing education training, over 60 hours of NFPA firefighter training and dynamic applications to track and report all forms of training activities, TargetSolutions is the all-in-one system for fire training in Canada.

With this easy-to-use training and operations management software, you can streamline all aspects of training management and deliver, track and report training activities, policies and more from one, centralized platform.

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Pasco County Fire Rescue Streamlines Training Management, Drives Innovation with TargetSolutions

Pasco County Fire RescuePasco County Fire Rescue (Fla.) is at the forefront of cutting-edge solutions for managing training and compliance. With the help of TargetSolutions, Fire Chief Scott Cassin is able to ensure all of the county’s stations are providing the training tools needed to ensure personnel have the knowledge and resources to serve the densely populated regions and challenging geography.

Since implementing TargetSolutions in 2016, Pasco County has not only been able to streamline training management, but also facilitate better communication of company policies and contribute to innovations in the fire industry.

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Smoke Reading in Virtual Reality: Q-and-A with Subject Matter Expert Paul Costello

Upon the release of the all-new training activity, Smoke Reading in Virtual Reality, TargetSolutions subject matter expert, Paul Costello, discusses the creation and value of this fire department VR training.

TargetSolutions works to provide fire agencies innovative solutions for streamlining training and operations management. Through the collaboration with Pasco County Fire Rescue and TargetSolutions’ parent company, Vector Solutions, developed an all-new virtual reality training activity for firefighters: Smoke Reading in Virtual Reality.

Shot in downtown Dade City, Florida, this activity utilizes a 360-degree camera to capture all aspects of smoke reading and response to a two-story building fire. TargetSolutions subject matter expert, Paul Costello, discusses the value of this brand-new activity and provides insight into its creation and new training innovations on the horizon.

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