Powerful LMS Features

Must Have Features of TrainCaster LMS

For Trainers

  • Course Catalog: include/exclude courses from catalog.
  • Authoring: use the built-in authoring tool, or your favorite 3rd party tool.
  • Enrollment Options: self-enrollment, automatic course assignments, or manager-assigned training.
  • Customized Curriculums: assign courses in sequence, or to give trainees multiple options for completing a training requirement.
  • Requirements: automatic tracking of training requirements and due dates.
  • Email Notifications: automatic email reminds and notifications send to trainee and manager based on trigger events.
  • Blended Learning: manage all of your training - classroom, web-based and third party.
  • Classroom Training: setup and manage classroom training sessions. Includes self-registration, manager registration, automatic wait-listing, calendar, and approval required settings. Auto-creation of sign-in sheet.
  • Easy Update: one click records update for classroom-based courses.
  • SCORM/AICC Compliant: compatible with third party SCORM/AICC authoring tools.

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For Administrators

  • Delegate user management responsibilities across departments in your organization.
  • Manage user accounts, assignments & training records.
  • Add and maintain experience records for training certifications.
  • Store user-specific information, such as training evaluations, job performance reviews, or third party test results in your database.
  • Automatically synchronize user information with HR database via a custom-built nightly process.
  • Setup customized default email messages, group & course assignments.
  • Create custom course certificates.
  • Setup system contacts.
  • Manage group settings.
  • Specify system-wide default settings for your environment.
  • Establish criteria for training certifications.
  • Setup and track training certifications.

For Trainees

  • Multi-language support.
  • View, email or download training certificates.
  • Browse course catalog to self-enroll (classroom, online). Access course/descriptions and all relevant course information including start dates, end dates, start/end time, training methods, status
  • See training status, due dates, in-progress courses on training home page.
  • Classroom calendar displays upcoming courses with registration links. Automatic waitlisting for classroom registrations.
  • Resume courses from furthest point of progress.
  • Review course materials off-line.
  • Training history, scores and certificates.
  • Contact course instructors.
  • Real-time assessment grading, including links back to training content. Optional feedback based on the response selected
  • Ability to store files (any type) in database(e.g. self-evaluation, 3rd party certificates)
  • Receive automated email reminders upon enrolling in courses, approaching deadlines, missing training deadlines, and absent from classroom training.

Course Authoring Features

  • Supports multiple course objectives.
  • Online discussion forums.
  • Create/manage post-training surveys.
  • Built-in repository to store auxiliary reference materials, like SOPs and PDF documents. Option to share materials with trainees.
  • Supports essay assignments and document uploads.
  • Auto-generated notifications of overdue training, training completion and/or requirements.
  • Option to send Broadcast emails real-time to assigned trainees.
  • Supports sequential, non-sequential or branched (SCORM) content delivery.
  • Includes PowerPoint-to-Web course converter.
  • SCORM 1.2/2004 & AICC compliant.
  • Built-in course editor – no HTML knowledge required.
  • Supports all web compatible formats: audio, video, PDF, HTML, Flash, Flash video.
  • Easy upload of course glossary & FAQ.
  • Create quizzes with built-in quiz editor. Upload quiz questions/answers via text file. All quizzes include auto correction, and optional links back to content. Quiz attempts set by course creator. Timed quiz option.

Real-Time Reports

  • Create customized reports and save criteria for future use.
  • Summary and detail level reporting with drill down options.
  • Statistical reports to help you improve training content.
  • Survey response report with charts.
  • Download report data for import into Excel or other application.
  • Automate reporting: schedule & email reports based on your specifications.
  • Check compliance status: compliant, non-compliant, or overdue.

Standards Conformance

  • SCORM 1.2 and 2004 conformant.
  • AICC compliant.
  • Compatible with many 3rd party authoring tools including Articulate Studio, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Flash, Microsoft PowerPoint, & TechSmith Camtasia Studio.

System Functions

  • Branding capabilities: Banner and home page customized to your corporate identity at no additional charge.
  • Customized database to support your corporate reporting needs.
  • Automatic tracking of trainee progress, requirements and compliance.
  • Automatic synchronization to furthest point of progress in course.
  • Import historical training data.