Overview: Training Systems Requirements Analysis (TSRA) is typically initiated by US Military Commands once a training need is identified to fully define training system requirements and identify risks associated with the development and implementation of training. TSRA is divided into four major activities namely: Mission/Task Analysis (MTA), Training Requirements Analysis (TRA), Objectives/Media Analysis (OMA) and Training Systems Basis Analysis (TSBA). (Read more.)
BNH describes the basic purpose of the training platform, equipment, system and subsystems; type of training provided; location and performance requirements. In addition to identifying learning objectives, we provide the rationale for using training devices including viability, costs, availability and maintainability. Moreover, BNH stores all data in the web based decision support tool ADVISOR Enterprise (read more) that can be accessed and updated by clients 24/7 – to assess the impact on budget, personnel and resources as missions, jobs, policies, systems and so forth change; and keep training effective, efficient and relevant.
In addition to identifying and prioritizing training requirements, BNH leverages ADVISOR Enterprise capabilities to improve training efficiency. More specifically, minimize duplication, improve performance and maximize resource utilization by identifying knowledge, skills and competencies common among team members, aligning training with operational requirements, and forecasting/comparing the cost, personnel and resource requirements of viable delivery options.
- To facilitate the identification of Tasks performed in the operation and maintenance of a weapon system, the general capability of the system is identified through Missions and typical scenarios in which the system will operate. Each Mission can be further divided into Segments, Sub Segments and so on, as needed, to assist analysts in the identification of all Tasks.
- Tasks under each Mission, Segment or Sub Segment are identified and decomposed into Sub Tasks and Steps to generate a Master Task List (MTL). Moreover, systems and sub systems (i.e., engine, navigation, control, communication, surveillance, defense, etc.) required in the performance of each Task are also indicated.
- Next, Tasks’ difficulty, importance and frequency are assessed to uncover training priority and generate Master Training Task List (MTTL). (Read more.)
- Each Mission Task is then assigned to one or multiple positions (i.e., operators, technicians and support staff) to identify the Tasks for each Job including level of competency.
- Next, the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes needed to perform each Task are identified and compared to entry levels to uncover gaps and generate the Training Requirements Analysis (TRA) report.
- Training requirements are then converted into terminal and enabling learning objectives with conditions and standards.
- Next, viable delivery options are revealed by mapping training requirements to the capabilities of available media and generating Objective/Media Analysis (OMA) report. (Read more.)
- The most economical training options are then identified by forecasting and comparing the costs of viable media over life cycle.
- Training Plan efficiency is further improved by recognizing overlapping responsibilities among team members and in-turn common Knowledge and Skills; considering budget/resources constraints; and various combinations of delivery options that maximize utilization rates.
BNH Added Value
Proven Track Record. Since 1987, BNH has assisted hundreds of organizations in conducting Training Systems Requirements Analysis (TSRA), for the US Air Force, US Army, US Marine Corps and US Navy.
Maximize Training Impact. BNH leverages ADVISOR Enterprise to identify the training requirements of each position, prioritize training needs, identify most effective blend of delivery options, focus resources on most critical initiatives and support recommendations through audit trail.
Drive Training Efficiency.BNH leverages ADVISOR Enterprise to identify common knowledge/skills, reveal training creep, identify most cost effective solutions, improve resource allocation and reduce travel costs and time away from job.
Keep Training Relevant. BNH leverages ADVISOR to quickly and accurately update the analysis as missions, jobs, policies and equipment evolve; and in-turn ensure that training will remain effective, efficient and relevant.
Military Standards Expertise. BNH has in depth knowledge and experience with various military standards including MIL-HDBK 29612-2A. (Read more.)
Controlled Goods Certified. BNH is certified under the “Controlled Goods Registration Program (#020638) (equivalent to International Traffic in Arms Regulations – ITAR) and is entitled to examine, possess or transfer controlled goods in accordance with Defense Production Act and the Controlled Goods Regulation (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/dmc-cgd/index-eng.html).
“Changes to Lesson Design Reports (LDR) that could have taken days to complete, can now be generated within 20 minutes”.
Jack Wierengo, Database Administrator, Boeing.
“ADVISOR simplified data validation. Tasks, including reference codes for each position, could easily be exported to Excel and sent to SMEs for review. A step that could have taken up to two-and-a-half weeks to perform is now generated with on hour.”
John Marley SMC/RNT (STAO) USfalcon.
“With ADVISOR, I can make changes on the spot and graphs demonstrate right away their impact. That enabled me to cut down my initial analysis from 30 days to one day.”
Cathi Billings, Instructional System Specialist, Sheppard AFB.