two energy engineers at wind and solar farm

Technical Training

Flip the switch on peak operations & maintenance performance

The future of technical learning is changing more rapidly than anyone had previously imagined. With 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..

With the use of specialized machinery and highly complex production processes, few industries require as much extensive training for specialized knowledge than the energy sector. Add to that safety concerns, industry and environmental regulations, and complex documentation procedures and you need someone with long-term, proven experience to help you out. You need GP Strategies.

A systematic approach to developing a highly-skilled workforce

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

To develop a custom solution, 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. Our flexible blended learning approach combines elements of eLearning, classroom and hands-on training with gamification, coaching and apprenticeship workshops, and more to offer long-term learning impact.

We also offer off-the-shelf, GPiLEARN+ 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.

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. Our solutions guide your people through four essential competency levels: Foundational, Fundamentals, Applied Fundamentals, and Site Specific. Our capabilities include:

  1. Technical & operations training

    Helping your operators run equipment safely and efficiently

  2. Maintenance training

    Teaching personnel how to perform preventive and corrective maintenance

  3. Documentation development

    Developing course manuals, procedures, visual factory materials, and other technical writing

  4. Process engineering

    Providing operational excellence training and consulting services

  5. Staff augmentation support

    Delivering staff augmentation and business process services

  6. Custom training development

    Providing industry-specific professional development training and blended learning

  7. ERP implementations

    Implementing SAP, Documentum, integration consulting, and blended learning technologies

  8. Training business process outsourcing

    Delivering back-office administration, tuition assistance, vendor management, and global training logistics coverage

Case Studies

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Business Impact
$50k
Savings in contractor costs
$20k
savings in fuel cost

Powering the AES Workforce

For AES, their mission is simple; to improve lives by accelerating a safer and greener energy future. From solar, wind, and natural gas, the power they generate lights millions of homes and businesses.
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Insight & Innovation

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Benchmark Your Performance to 250 Leading Energy Companies

Operational Excellence is a strategy that requires targeted improvements to critical Key Performance indicators (KPIs). High performing power companies continually benchmark against historical data, industry leaders, and best practices to target performance improvements. GP Strategies can help map your course to KPI improvements and support you on your journey to operational excellence.

Designing Technical Training with Precision

To ensure you are providing new technical hires with the knowledge and skills needed to integrate smoothly into an existing workforce, and for your current workers to have the latest tools to perform effectively, your training should be a “living course design plan.”

Technical Training Courseware

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