AICC Press Release
Sugar City, Idaho USA - June 1st, 2001

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AICC certifies Training Partner 2000 by GeoMetrix

Sugar City, Idaho - June 1st, 2001: The Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC) announced today that GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc. has obtained AICC Certification for its learning management system, Training Partner 2000. After successful testing by an AICC independent test lab, Training Partner 2000 Online is now certified compliant to AGR-010 (Web-based CMI Guidelines). This Web-based CMI Certification covers learning management systems that manage and launch AU’s (Assignable Units) and track student progress.

GeoMetrix designed Training Partner 2000 Online as an add-on to the standard Training Partner 2000 learning management system to allow self-service and instructor access from a standard Web browser anywhere in the world. Enhancing the already comprehensive learning management system, TP2000 Online offers advanced features such as online discussion forums, skills, evaluations and student self-registration. Scaling from thousands to hundreds of thousands of users, Training Partner 2000 Online manages the training requirements of a diverse range of businesses and applications.

"This marks a major milestone for the AICC as GeoMetrix is the first Canadian vendor to achieve certification," said William A. McDonald, Learning Technology Architect for FlightSafetyBoeing and Chair of the AICC’s Independent Test Lab Committee. "I believe that other companies in Canada's learning technology industry will follow GeoMetrix's lead."

GeoMetrix is strongly committed to the AICC standards and fully supports the AICC, which certifies training products that comply with AICC Guidelines and Recommendations (AGR's) through its independent test labs. "By conforming to AICC standards, GeoMetrix provides a greater level of flexibility for clients and content vendors. Learners are allowed to choose their own paths to complete courseware," stated Brett Watters, Director of Research and Development for GeoMetrix. AICC courseware launching and tracking is a built-in part of the CBT launching and tracking module of Training Partner 2000 Online.

AICC guidelines are the most widely accepted standards for the launching and tracking of computer-based courseware and are supported by numerous content providers both large and small. AICC conformance empowers learners to control the speed of their own learning through reviewing course material independently on an ad-hoc basis. Self-paced learning easily utilizes custom-created or off-the-shelf content from any AICC web-based source. Supervisors may review learner performance through the various units.

About GeoMetrix

GeoMetrix Data Systems, Inc., founded in 1992, provides flexible, accessible, convenient and cost-effective enterprise learning management solutions. GeoMetrix clients include utilities, governments, law enforcement agencies, universities, media, hospitals, commercial trainers and Fortune 1000 companies who together manage millions of learners around the world. Its flagship product, Training Partner 2000, handles all training-related administrative tasks including scheduling, enrolment, launching, tracking, assessment, gap analysis, reporting and evaluation With more than 400 successful installations worldwide, Training Partner 2000 is one of the leading enterprise learning management solutions available today.

For more information on Training Partner 2000 please call toll-free 1-800-616-5409,
email:
info@geometrix.bc.ca or visit: www.trainingpartner2000.com

About the AICC

The AICC's mission is to provide and promote information, guidelines and standards that result in the effective implementation of CBT and WBT. The AICC has long been an advocate of interoperable learning technology. More information is available at the organization’s Web site at www.aicc.org.

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Contact Information

Scott Bergstrom
AICC Administrator
P.O. Box 472
Sugar City, Idaho 83448 USA
+1-208-356-1136
FAX +1-208-356-1185

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