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PTDA Learning Hub

View the available modules in the PTDA store.

Why invest in employee training?

Competition for talent is growing. According to the 2021 PTDA Member Needs Assessment Survey, employee training ranked among the top five areas distributor members (a.k.a. your competition) plan to invest in the next five years. Offering an employee development program leads to:
  • Better employee performance. 
  • Higher employee engagement. 

  • Improves your bottom line. 

  • Lower staff turnover. 

Why the PTDA Learning Hub?

The PTDA Learning Hub is an online learning management system featuring essential PT/MC content, developed by industry practitioners, to empower your employees to grow and succeed by:
  • Simplifying the onboarding process via a self-directed educational platform—build your employee training program around it.
  • Strengthening customer service by giving your team in-depth product knowledge and skills, transforming them into sought-after solutions experts and company ambassadors.
  • Distinguishing your company from large marketplaces by offering insight and expertise not available from e-commerce-only platforms.
  • Creating a culture where training and support is valued, prompting greater employee performance, higher engagement and retention.

The PTDA Learning Hub features:

  • Brand-agnostic content focused on product knowledge provided via PDF chapters from the respected Power Transmission Handbook® with animations, diagrams and images to enhance retention and understanding.
  • 17 micro-learns based on the 6th edition of the Power Transmission Workbook
  • ​True/False and self-assessment questions with immediate remediation to validate comprehension of key concepts.
  • Printable certificate(s) of completion once 80% passing score is achieved.
New! You asked and we heard you. Member employers can now register employees on their behalf. Employees must have a PTDA login set up in order to be registered. Email ptda@ptda.org with a list of your employees including full name and email address. 

Looking for a status report on your employee course completions to date? Email ptda@ptda.org with your request and we can send a transcript for each of your learners. The transcript report will show the registered course title, course purchase date (and expiration date which is 1 year from purchase), as well as course completion date, and final scores.

Already have a company training program?

The Learning Hub easily integrates with your company’s existing training programs to provide the most comprehensive knowledge library available to the PT/MC industry. See volume discounted pricing below.

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Member Pricing

$79.95 per module / $595 complete module series
Find individual modules or the complete set in the PTDA store.


Volume Discount Pricing

The following volume discount pricing applies whether you are purchasing for use in the PTDA Learning Hub or for an LMS-to-LMS licensing agreement.
To take advantage of volume discount pricing, please contact ptda@ptda.org to make your purchase​.
To purchase an LMS to LMS license agreement, contact Anna Meyer at ameyer@ptda.org with your purchase needs and required file standards. See options below.

Module Series

Per Module (single chapter)

$425 (50 users)

$45 each / 500 courses

$395 (100 users)

$42.50 each / 1,500 courses

$349 (250 users)

$39.95 each / 2,500 courses

$329 (500 users)

$34.95 each / 5,000 courses

PTDA uses a software platform called Content Controller which can create sharable files in the following standards: SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 3rd and 4th Editions, AICC, cmi5, and LTI 1.1 and LTI 1.3.

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