OTA eLearning Solutions Subscription Service
The OTA eLearning Solutions Subscription Service gives you unlimited use of a complete library of training courses for one low monthly rate.
With more than 40 titles in the library, and more added regularly, you'll never run out of content for your driver training programs. And with content available in multiple forms – full length courses, mini-module refreshers, and standalone knowledge tests – you'll have the flexibility you need to handle orientation, remedial training, and ongoing driver development. You can even add your own content if you like.
See the full list of modules currently included in the Subscription Service.
The Subscription Service isn't just a library of content modules, though - it also includes a full featured Learning Management System so you can easily assign training programs, keep track of progress, and measure results. A variety of reports show you who's done what, and regular email updates keep you in the loop even when you're not logged in.
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The OTA eLearning Solutions Subscription Service is available to members at substantially discounted rates - just $4 per driver per month!
That's right - a fleet of 50 drivers pays only $200/month for the whole thing. For larger fleets, the deal gets even better – sign up 200 drivers or more and it's just $3 per driver per month.
Not sure you want to sign up all your drivers? No problem!
Start with a smaller group and add more as you need them. With the flexible pricing, so you can increase or decrease your user count as you need, and you're never paying for licenses you don't use.
Contract terms are just as attractive – because there isn't one! The service is month-to-month, only requiring 30 days' notice to cancel, so you're not locked in to any long term commitments.
OTA eLearning Solutions Subscription Service – all the tools you need for a complete driver training program, in one easy-to-manage toolbox.
For more information, call 866-530-2430 or mail us at email@example.com.
For a free trial, click the Try It Out button above.
OTA eLearning Solutions Marketplace
The OTA eLearning Solutions Marketplace makes it easy to buy just the courses you
need, right when you need them.
Have 3 people that need logbook training?
No problem! How about 4 TDG and 2 WHMIS? That's no problem either!
With the OTA eLearning Solutions Marketplace, you can take care of all those just-
in-time training needs conveniently and cost-effectively.
The Marketplace includes titles covering all the most common driver training needs, including:
- Defensive Driving – Tractor-Trailer (Available in both English and French)
An overview of tractor-trailer defensive driving practices, outlining the conditions that affect every driving situation, the factors contributing to collisions, and the fundamental rules of defensive driving. Topics include speed and space management, intersections, turning, lane changes, backing up, and dealing with adverse conditions.
- Defensive Driving – Straight Truck (Available in both English and French)
An overview of straight truck defensive driving practices, outlining the conditions that affect every driving situation, the factors contributing to collisions, and the fundamental rules of defensive driving. Topics include speed and space management, intersections, turning, lane changes, backing up, parking lots, and dealing with adverse conditions.
- Winter Driving
A look at the principles of defensive driving, specifically as applied to safe operation in winter weather. Topics discuss equipment preparation and maintenance, identifying and adjusting for adverse winter conditions, handling emergency situations, and additional precautions for mountain driving.
- HOS & Logbooks (Canada) (Available in both English and French)
An outline of the regulations for Hours of Service in Canada, along with a detailed examination of the correct procedure for filling out daily logs, including sleeper berth and other exceptions. The importance of pre-trip planning and inspection is also discussed.
- HOS & Logbooks (Canada & U.S.) (Available in both English and French)
An outline of the regulations for Hours of Service in Canada and the U.S., along with a detailed examination of the correct procedure for filling out daily logs, including sleeper berth and other exceptions. Examples for both Canada and the United States are used throughout the course, along with comparison charts to highlight the differences between the two countries. The importance of pre-trip planning and inspection is also discussed.
- Practical Vehicle Inspection
Based on Techni-Com's Practical Vehicle Inspection handbook, this course teaches drivers how to apply the rules, complete inspection reports and report defects in compliance with the National Safety Code, Standard 13. It utilizes the Ontario Trucking Association's versions of Schedule 1 and Vehicle Inspection Reports.
- Practical Cargo Securement
Based on Techni-Com's Practical Cargo Securement handbook, this course provides an introduction to the North American Cargo Securement Standards, including the importance of cargo securement, the primary components of a cargo securement system, and the correct use of each component.
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Available in both English and French)
This course provides drivers with the necessary skills to find and apply required information in the TDG Clear Language Regulations. Specific topics address identifying dangerous goods, locating information in Schedules 1, 2, and 3, determining the accuracy of shipping documents, determining whether different goods can be transported together, choosing the proper safety marks, identifying safe handling and loading procedures, and locating information in the ERG. Upon completion, participants will be certified to handle, transport, and offer DG for transport.
- WHMIS (Available in both English and French)
An overview of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, specifically for transportation industry workers. Topics include employee rights & responsibilities, the six classes of hazardous materials, supplier labels, workplace labels, Material Safety Data Sheets, and biohazard exposure. A comparison of WHMIS and TDG is also included, highlighting how the two standards work together.
- Lift Truck Operator Skills (Available in both English and French)
An overview of safe practices for lift truck operation, as outlined in CSA Standard B335-94. A discussion of requirements for safe operation in different situations is supplemented with a look at lift truck regulations, common hazards, descriptions of lift truck components and maintenance requirements.
- CSA for Drivers (Available in both English and French)
An introduction to FMCSA's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, explaining the program background, Operational Model, the 6 BASICs and Crash Indicator, weighting, and interventions. The Safety Fitness Determination and Pre-Employment Screening program are also discussed.
- Maximizing Your Fuel (Available in both English and French)
This course provides a foundation for fuel efficient driving, outlining the factors that influence fuel efficiency (both in and out of a driver's control) and driving habits that maximize efficiency. Online learning content is equivalent to one half-day classroom course. Course concludes with a knowledge exam to validate learning.
- Owner-Operators: Managing Your Business
Produced in partnership with ATBS Canada, and based on ATBS Canada's Owner Operator Business Manual, this course explains fundamental business concepts as they apply to Owner-Operators. Topics include fixed and variable costs, vehicle leasing vs. purchase, time management, operating and reserve accounts, and considerations when signing with a carrier.
- The Road to Wellness (Available in both English and French)
Produced in partnership with Trans Canada Chiropractic, this course focuses on the cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle – sleep, diet, and exercise. Topics discuss fatigue, sleep apnea, nutrition, weight management, illness and injury prevention, specifically as they relate to truck drivers. Examples of simple exercise routines designed for the road are also included. The individual topics of this course are also available in standalone format.
Testing, Tracking, and Certificates
In addition to outstanding instructional content, courses in the Marketplace also track all activities and validate learning with comprehensive final tests in each module.
Once drivers have finished their assigned courses, you can easily print wallet cards, certificates, and complete training histories for their driver files.
What Members Say
"There is a great selection of learning material and information to choose from in the Marketplace and it was very easy to sign up employees for more course as they are required.
We have also had great feedback from the employees taking the courses that they were very informative and easy to use."
Plays Well with Others
Have your own in-house online training system? The Marketplace can work with that as well! With some simple integration, all the courses in the Marketplace can be available to your drivers through your existing Learning Management System. Keep track of all activity with your existing reporting tools, and pay only for the courses you use. It's the best of both worlds.
Marketplace courses are priced individually, which prices as low as $35 per course for OTA members. If that wasn't enough, regular customers receive purchase discounts, so that price can get even cheaper!
OTA eLearning Solutions Marketplace – the tools you need, right when you need them.
For more information, call 866-530-2430 or mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To sign up today, click the Get Started button above.
Classroom courses are also delivered regularly at OTA's office. Get more info here.