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Our Field Training Officer Software (FTO) automates Field Training Evaluation Programs (FTEP) by eliminating cumbersome, error-prone and unsecured paper based systems. It offers instant access to all field training documents (DOR's, Check Lists, Evaluations, etc.) and improves reporting accuracy and efficiency. The Field Training Officer is equally suited for police, detention, and emergency communications.

 

FTO delivers the central control your organization needs in an easy-to-use, multi-user digital document management system and reduces effort spent managing the process so you can focus on training and evaluation. The system supplies all of the integrated tools you need to create, catalog, edit, spell-check, evaluate, print, secure, and archive your FTO / CTO documents.

 

Field training requirements can vary widely from one organization to the next. Our FTO solution lets users easily customize their DOR's, check lists, rating models, terminology and more, making it the most flexible solution available.

 

Platform: Windows 7 / Vista / XP / Server 2008 / Server 2003

 

Pricing

We believe all public safety organizations will benefit from our training systems and therefore set pricing by size of organization (active employees) and options selected. We will be delighted to provide you with a quotation tailored specifically for your organization.

 

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We provide live, online demonstrations upon request. All that is required is a Web browser and an Internet connection. Call the number below to schedule a demonstration today!

 

For sales assistance!

Chuck Lowry: 503-747-0102

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BENEFITS

  • Enforces Standards: FTO documents are formatted consistently and automatically, making document review and editing both easier and faster.

  • Flexible/Customizable: Standard FTO document templates are provided to get you up and running fast. Customize these templates to fit your needs and preferences, even create new user-defined documents to extend the standard curriculum. Manage multiple training programs, implement your own DOR and Checklist categories, choose from a variety of rating models, and replace standard terminology with your own.

  • Easy to Use: A simple and intuitive interface presents users with only the functions they need to fulfill their role in your FTO program. Irrelevant menus, forms, and reports are suppressed. Little training is required for operation.

  • Secure: Easily manage security through the software rather than setting constraints on network folders and individual documents. Software access requires a personal password. Access to features and documents within the software is determined by the user's role in your FTO program: Trainee; Field Training Officer; Supervisor; Commander. "Electronic Signatures" let you know precisely who has approved each document. Automatically locks documents to prevent further changes once a digital signature is added.

  • Centralized Database: All documents are stored in a central database for multi-user accessibility, complete security, backup protection, and control. No individual files to manage or keep track of. You have one comprehensive depository of all field training data for historical reference.

  • Intranet / Internet Access: Available as a traditional network application or as a client / server application with an easy-to-manage server database engine and workstation client application over an IP network.

FEATURES

Standard Types of FTO Documents
  • Daily Observation Report (DOR)
  • Dated Check Lists
  • Weekly Evaluations
  • Remedial Training Worksheets
  • Phase Evaluation Reports
  • Final Evaluation Report
  • End-of-Program Critique Forms

Custom Document Types based on . . .

  • Objectives in Training Program
  • Goals in Training Program
  • General Fill-in-the-Blank Questions
  • Rated Survey Questions

General Features

  • Template-based Documents
  • Customizable Rating Models
  • Choose Rating Module by Document Type
  • Modifiable / Extensible Training Curriculum
  • Manage Multiple Training Programs
  • All Documents Stored in Central Database
  • Preview Report Before Printing
  • View and Print Various Graphs
  • Requires User Id and Password for System Access
  • Restricts Access to Features and Documents by User Role and Document Type
  • Primary User Roles Include: Trainee, Training Officer, Supervisor, Commander, which may all be renamed to match your terminology
  • Additional User Roles Include: Training Developer and System Administrator
  • View User Currently Working in System
  • View Date & Time Users Last Accessed System
For Supervisors and Commanders
  • Review Documents
  • Print Documents
  • Digitally Sign / Approve Documents
  • Manage Multiple FTO's / Evaluators

For Training Officers

  • Complete FTO Evaluation Documents
  • Instant Progress Reports
  • Manage Check Lists
  • Digitally Sign Documents
  • Forward Documents to Supervisor

For Trainees

  • View Documents
  • Print Documents
  • Digitally Sign Documents
  • Answer Survey Forms or Self-Evaluations

Data Entry

  • Browse Document Contents
  • Edit Rating Directly in Browse Window
  • Attach Comments to Any Part of Document
  • "Hot Key" Navigation
  • Pop-up Tool Tips
  • Industry Standard Built-in Spell Checking

Document Handling

  • Forward Documents up Chain of Command
  • Supports "Electronic Signatures"
  • Protect Document After Digital Signature Added
  • Combine DOR's into Interactive Progress Report
  • Print Progress Reports

SERVICES

We offer a complete suite of services to get you up and running quickly and with minimal effort. We will be delighted to provide you with a quotation for any of the services listed below.

  • Data Conversion: We offer data conversion services to preserve historical data stored in your current databases. This effort may require development of customized conversion software, or manual data entry provided by our staff. The methods used and related costs will depend on the quantity, quality, format, and complexity of your data.

  • Implementation: We offer implementation services to assist you with installation of the software,  configuration of various software options and settings, and customization of the FTO document templates that will be used to run your field training program.

  • User Training: We offer both online and onsite training options. Our instructor led, hands-on training  gives users the knowledge and confidence they need to operate the software successfully. The typical field training program program involves several types of users due to the different roles and responsibilities in the training program: Field Training Officer, Supervisor, Evaluator, Commander, etc. The training delivered to each group of users can be substantially different and may be conducted in separate sessions. Larger organizations also may require multiple training sessions to accommodate training of all personnel. Our trainer will work with you to develop a training plan and schedule that is right for your situation and budget.

  • Software Maintenance & Support:  A Software Maintenance and Support Subscription will entitle you to professional assistance with technical or user issues. You will also receive all software patches, upgrades and new versions at no additional cost for as long as your subscription remains active.

 

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