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Acellerant Mentor

Benefits of Having a Mentor

Have you benefited by having an amazing mentor during your career? If you answered yes, you probably realize that a great mentor can accelerate your professional development and propel you to success. Having someone show you the ropes and provide real-life examples of how they managed challenges common to your position is a huge asset. …
Accelerant Leadership

Unlocking Leadership Potential

Leadership Development is a Broad and Complex Topic. I used to think that leaders were born and not made. You either have the skillset or you do not.  I believed my mentors had an innate ability to get it right and that they had some magical power to always make the best decisions. As I …

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Collaborates with Accelerant Solutions for Developing Common Initial Chemistry Training for the Nuclear Industry

We are excited to be collaborating with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and their vision to centralize the common elements of initial training programs for front line workers in the nuclear industry. In May, the EPRI Board of Directors approved a project plan to start a journey in creating a Common Initial Chemistry Training Program. The EPRI Common Initial Chemistry Training Program will be designed to support the common elements of training that …

Accelerant Solutions Supports Nuclear Industry Clients Remotely

Accelerant Solutions has been remotely assisting its US and international clients with managing and implementing important projects to achieve operational excellence. Accelerant leverages facilitative leadership, technology, technical competence, innovation and project management expertise to deliver excellent results both on time and within budget. Accelerant is uniquely equipped to provide the breadth (in the range of …
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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 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 …
ADIPEC

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 …