Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register?
Lloyds Register Training is not designed to be "stumbled upon" - so you will be provided with a link to the registration page by your training scheme provider.
What are the browser requirements for this site?
PLEASE NOTE: Due to it's very poor support for modern web standards and the extra work involved to create work-arounds, this site will no longer support IE6 - we suggest using a modern standards compliant browser such as FireFox
Is there any on-line information on how to use the site?
Yes. There's a series of Info Pages here.
How are the training units organised?
The Lloyds Register Training course has been carefully designed to ensure that you can find your training as easily as possible.
Below outlines the 'flow' of things on the site;
|Lloyds Register Training||lr-training.org||Your Training Home.|
|course||Protective Coatings Application||Contains all the training associated with a particular skilled trade.|
|module||1 - Health and Safety
(found on my profile)
|A module is simply a folder or sub-folder within a course (see above). Modules are used to organise the training units (see below) into understandable and accessible sections.|
|unit||1.5 - Electricity and Air Supply||A unit is a single 'portion' of training, which is easily digestible. Each unit consists of;
How do I commence training?
Simply go to the particular training module, such as the Protective Coatings Application and select a module which has a yellow folder, select the unit and you will be given a drop-down list of all the training units i.e. 1.1, 1.2 etc.
What happens when I select a training unit?
Once you select a training unit, the unit objective will appear on the screen. You can click the voice toggle button underneath the objective to pause/play to the voiceover.
How do I view the full presentation?
Once you have read and listened to the unit objective you can click the 'view presentation' button under the heading 'unit options'. This selection will open the full presentation in a new window.
What will I find in the full presentation?
A number of items will appear when viewing the presentation; the training text, training material, a progress bar and a page number.
How do I move through the presentation?
You can use the 'Next' and 'Previous' buttons to move from slide to slide.
Alternatively you can use the < and > keys (just above the right shift button) to go forward and back in the same manner.
Do I need to view all slides and listen to voiceover?
Yes, you must complete all slides, although it is your choice to listen to the voiceover.
Can I view extra handouts during the presentation?
Yes, simply select 'Handouts' in the presentation window and you can view printable handouts in PDF format.
Can I save the handouts to my hard-drive?
yes, when you open them with Adobe Reader, there is the option to save.
Can I see an overview of all the media in a presentation?
Yes. Within the presentation you can click the 'media' button to get a full listing of all the media. If you want to see the media in full-view, simply click it. There are options to go to the Next and Previous also.
Can I view a picture at a bigger size within the presentation?
Yes, simply click the picture and it will appear at full size. A second click will return you back to the presentation.
What happens when I complete the training unit?
When you have finished reading the last slide, click the 'finish' button. You will be told 'You have read this module, please wait till the page loads' and the window will close. You will then be taken to a Congratulations page with options to sit the assessment, or go back to the unit objective.
All progress is saved, meaning that you can take the assessment at any date after reading through the unit. Leave it for another day if you prefer.
What are the assessments like?
The assessment consists of around ten multiple-choice questions. You must get full-marks in order to pass. But rest assured, all the answers are within the unit slideshow.
How will I know if I passed the unit?
The training package will tell you your score. If you get the full marks as required you will be notified and your progress saved.
How do I know if I have read / passed a unit before?
Within 'my Profile' you can see at a glance by checking the icon associated with it:
- Folder - Contains Sub-Units - Click to open/close folder
- Unit - Hasn't been Viewed or Passed
- Unit - Has been fully read, but yet to pass the assessment
- Unit - Has been fully read and assessment has been passed
Alternatively, you can see within the 'Unit Status' which can be found on the unit objective page.
How do I monitor my progress in the training?
As you complete a unit and assessment, a percentage figure will appear on the 'my Profile' page. You can also see the status of the units by their icon (see above FAQ)
What can I find on the homepage?
The home page introduces you to the program with links to full details of each training module.
What are the 'Tools'?
The 'Tools' are handy mini-programs, or widgets that you can use to help your day-to-day life, including (but not limited to);
- Automatic Surface Area Calculators
- Interactive Coating Breakdown Charts
- Useful downloads
Should I complete the units in order?
Preferably yes, however you can complete them in any order you require.
How long does it take to complete all units?
As long as is required. It is worth remembering that everything you need to know is tested and marked.
Can I review completed units?
Of course. You can re-read any of the units, and resit the tests (without saving) to see how you do.
Is the Health & Safety content relevant to my country?
The Health and Safety section relates to UK Regulations, which are considered to be amongst the most stringent. You may find Regulation differ from Country to Country