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NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Training Program Piloting Accelerant Solutions Innovative Software

In December of 2019, Accelerant Solutions leadership (Projects Director Jason Smith and President/CEO Billy Mack) visited NuScale headquarters in Corvallis, Oregon and met with company leaders to discuss potential opportunities for collaborating on training initiatives.  During the site visit, company directors conducted a full tour of NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) simulator and formed relationships in the process, ultimately culminating in an agreement to pilot a NuScale lesson plan using Accelerant …

The Official CORE Interactive Fundamentals Training Launch is Here!

In a published September 2019 article on CORE, we discussed the old way of conducting operator fundamentals training which included the following:  Step 1 – Prepare and revise training content for operator fundamentals. (2 weeks)  Step 2 – Class up operator fundamentals by placing students in a classroom for 10-12 weeks and dedicating 1-2 instructors full time to implementation.  Step 3 – Determine which students will …
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How People Health Committees© Improve Organizational Performance

In a time when organizations are determining how to manage talent in the current COVID-19 pandemic, this article offers a strategy and process that can guide organizations through this difficult period. Managing an organizational performance is a fundamental objective for any leader. This process provides a strategy and direction for them to follow. A few …
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How Licensed Nuclear Operators Are Getting Licensed Today Using Distance Learning

How Licensed Nuclear Operators Are Getting Licensed Today Using Distance Learning In Spain, licensed nuclear operator training is conducted a bit differently than it is here in the states. One reason for this is due to the fact that all all training conducted in the seven Spanish nuclear utilities is carried out by a company called …

Coronavirus: Changing The Way We Train

New Challenges The world today is facing unprecedented challenges in response to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic (declared by the World Health Organization on 3/11/20). As a result, many companies are being pressed to find new ways to work remotely and help in their own way to contain the virus. Some of these efforts include setting …
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2 Major Nuclear Plant Accidents and How They Relate to Operator Training

For society to benefit from complex technology requires sound engineering. Well designed, timely and challenging nuclear plant training for those who operate and maintain the technology is just as important. History has shown that catastrophic events, such as nuclear plant accidents, often includes a human element.  Here are two well known examples where nuclear plant training …
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5 Concrete Tips For Choosing the Best Nuclear Power Plant Vendor

Selecting the best nuclear power plant vendor isn’t easy.  Let’s face it, there are a lot of third-party companies out there you could potentially do business with and no shortage of horror stories to go around. Examples are endless where jobs don’t get finished on time or worse yet with poor craftsmanship and three times …
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Accelerant Solutions Attends Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC)

Accelerant Solutions attended the 2019 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). The exhibition was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from November 11th-14th, 2019. Comprised of petroleum industry companies and associated businesses such as shipping, mining, and training suppliers, the conference drew approximately 155,000 attendees from around the world. There were over …
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Accelerant Solutions Reinvented

Our friends and clients know that Accelerant Solutions drives to develop practical, cost-effective approaches to help ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations throughout the world. We pride ourselves in being a performance improvement company. For years our tagline was: Compliance, Performance, and Training. Due to on-going challenges in many industries and the world being in …
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Finally, Technical Training Enters the 21st Century – Training Without PowerPoint

Technical training without PowerPoint (PPT) is here. Death by PowerPoint. We have all seen it, we have all lived it, and we all dread it! What if I told you there is a more effective and innovative way to deliver technical training. A one-stop platform to maximize student engagement and self-mastery using highly interactive, simple to …