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Technical Training

A systematic approach to developing a highly-skilled workforce

The future of technical learning is changing more rapidly than anyone had previously imagined. And with so many new tools and technologies available for absorbing technical learning, tomorrow’s learners have a significant advantage over those of the past. From chatbots to touchscreens to photorealistic and dimensionally immersive virtual reality simulations, technical learners of the future will enjoy advanced learning in all areas of their jobs.

Few industries have more specialized and challenging technical training needs than aerospace and defense.  Use of specialized machinery, fabrication of advanced materials and composites, and highly complex production processes require extensive training.

Complying with governmental, industry, and environmental regulations require stringent quality control and documentation procedures.  Technical employees require constant updates on their training to keep pace with new and ever more complex technologies. Meanwhile, managers struggle to source and implement the right technologies to effectively manage global training. Perhaps the biggest training challenge for most aerospace and defense companies is fulfilling these training requirements within a manageable budget.

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The ideal training solution for your needs

GP Strategies delivers a proven approach to achieve world-class technical training competencies seen in leading organizations. Based on years of on-site technical training experience, we provide the entire spectrum of technical training – from precision maintenance, craft skills, and operator care, to operations, reliability, and safety.

To begin, we conduct an in-depth gap analysis to determine the current state of your technical training versus where you need it be. From there we recommend the best design, courseware, and delivery to meet your company’s unique needs. To deliver maximum learning benefits, we craft customized technical training solutions that guide your workforce through four essential competency levels: Foundational, Fundamentals, Applied Fundamentals, and Site-Specific.

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Flexible and impactful blended learning solutions

Our blended learning solutions include elements of eLearning, classroom and hands-on training with gamification, coaching and apprenticeship workshops, and more to offer long-term learning impact. We also provide off-the-shelf solutions to support organizations that have a structured training program already in place.  Whether customized or off-the-shelf,  we dig deep into our organizational learning expertise to find the best training solution for your technical workforce.

Our Solutions

We deliver on our promises with our sophisticated suite of leading-edge technical training tools and programs.

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Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (ITEMs)

IETMS provides access to critical information on all devices while delivering content in an engaging manner. Incorporate videos, animations, augmented reality (AR) and other features to simplify complex instructions or procedures.

The next generation of technical documentation.

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Learning Experience Platforms

Leveraging our deep experience in organizational learning, we turn targeted eLearning elements into journey-based learning experiences delivered by curation- and program-based experience platforms.

Experiential technical learning that delivers real-world results.

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Global Network of Technical Training Experts

No matter where you work, we can source top technical trainers from around the world to deliver the specialized training your workforce needs.

Learn from the best of the best.

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Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

VILT adds flexibility to classroom-style training for global, mobile, and remote workforces. Bring instructors, subject matter experts, demonstrations, team collaboration, and more to your screen at lower costs.

More learning. Less cost.

Virtual Reality Training

Aerospace and defense companies often have real-world learning scenarios that pose unacceptable risks. Our VR solutions offer safe, yet realistic, learning scenarios to augment real-life technical training.

Virtual training. Real-world results

A full spectrum of technical training expertise

We train your technical people in all aspects of the use, application and maintenance of your machinery and equipment to ensure your operations run smoothly. This includes:

  • Technical and operations training—Helping your operators run equipment safely and efficiently
  • Maintenance training—Teaching personnel how to perform preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Documentation development—Developing course manuals, procedures, visual factory materials, and other technical writing
  • Process engineering—Providing Operational Excellence training and consulting services
  • Staff Augmentation Support—Delivering staff augmentation and business process services
  • Custom training development—Providing industry-specific professional development training and blended learning
  • Enterprise Resource Project implementations—Implementing SAP, Documentum, integration consulting, and blended learning technologies
  • Training Business Process Outsourcing—Delivering back-office administration, vendor management, and global training logistics coverage.
Tomorrow’s technical learning today

Case Studies

Explore our real-world client success stories

Business Impact
Brandon Hall Gold Badge Excellence in Learning 2020
Increased ROI

Creating a Modern Aviation Technical Training Program

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