Welcome to Learning on Demand, NWPPA’s online learning program! This program includes interactive online courses on electric power and its history as well as a series of training videos all of which are available to our members anytime and anywhere. Take these short training courses at your own pace and at your own convenience. Learning events are detailed below.
To find out more, click the SEND ME PRICING link below. A subscription price is based on the size of a utility and Phase One subscriptions are available now at a special introductory price—unlimited access to all your employees from January 1 to December 31, 2019.
Included Online Courses:
Electric Power Utility Basics
An interactive online course for new employees or anyone who wants to learn about:
- How electric power is generated and delivered
- The various types of, and differences, among power utilities
- The various jobs at utilities and the employees who work at them
The History of Public Power in the Northwest
An interactive online course for anyone who wants to learn about:
- How electric power was developed (starting with the invention of the light bulb)
- The development and growth of power generation in the Northwest
- The challenges faced by public utilities as they grew and evolved into their current form
Included Training Videos:
Workplace Violence Prevention Videos
Twelve short videos about how to recognize and defuse threatening situations with internal and external customers both in the office and the field. These can be shown as part of monthly safety meetings or viewed by individuals who want information on this topic.
Three-minute videos on various communication skills such as effective listening, de-stressing, and staying calm under pressure. Twelve videos are available now, and 12 more will launch in the spring.
Employee Law FAQs
Three-minute videos on issues managers need to know about employment law. Twelve videos are available now, and 12 more will launch in the spring.
Microsoft Office Tips
Thirty-second videos with tips to more easily navigate Microsoft Office. Each month, four new tips will be added to the program.