Q: Are training courses offered year-round?
A: Courses are offered based on training staff and machine availability. Generally, in-house training at GED is from January to June.
Q: What are the costs associated with training?
A: Costs vary with the type of training. Please contact the Training Coordinator for a quote. The cost of the classes includes training materials and manuals, safety glasses, refreshments and lunch.
Q: Will I need to make arrangements for lunch for my team?
A: No, lunch will be provided by GED. If there are dietary restrictions, please notify the Training Coordinator prior to your visit.
Q: Will trainees need to bring their own laptop/tablet?
A: No, tablets with pre-loaded educational materials will be provided to trainees to use over the course of the training period. They will be used to complete daily homework assignments and aid in the learning process.
Q: Am I responsible for my own personal protective equipment (PPE)?
A: We recommend you wear work or casual clothes and bring safety shoes if you have them. All other safety equipment will be provided.
Q: Where do I park at the facility?
A: Parking is available at the visitor’s lot (entrance after the shipping entrance, on the right). Visitors will need to sign in at the lobby kiosk and obtain a name badge each day of training. An email invitation will be sent to each visitor prior to training day with instructions on how to log in.
Q: What are my options for hotels and dining?
A: We have great nearby options, all of which can be found on our website at www.GEDUSA.com/Training/local-information. Transportation and hotel accommodations are the customers’ responsibility.
Q: How can I get to the facility?
A: Turn into the Diamond Parkway Business area. The GED building will be on your right, just before the cul-de-sac. There’s a bus stop across from GED’s visitor parking lot if you choose to utilize public transportation. The current RTA bus schedule can be found here. Transportation and hotel accommodations are the customers’ responsibility.
Q: What is the daily schedule?
A: Each class has its own specific schedule. Refer to the Course Directory for schedules by course.
Q: What is expected of trainees?
A: Trainees are expected to participate in all training activities and complete daily homework assignments. At the end of training, trainees will be asked to complete a short survey about their visit.
Q: What happens upon completion of a course?
A: Trainees who successfully complete each course are awarded a Training Course Certificate of Completion.