Kentucky Fire Commission Selects Acadis Readiness Suite
BLOOMINGTON, IND– Bloomington-based Envisage Technologies, the leading provider of public safety training and compliance solutions, announced today that the Kentucky Fire Commission has awarded Envisage a contract for the Acadis® Readiness Suite.
“The Kentucky Fire Commission looks forward to our partnership with Envisage and utilizing the Acadis Readiness Suite. We are excited for the opportunities this program will provide to all firefighters within the Commonwealth,” said Kentucky Fire Commission Interim Executive Director Bruce Roberts.
Acadis, a highly secure and comprehensive web-based training and compliance management system, will support the aggregation and tracking of comprehensive training and certification records for over 100,000 students per year enrolled in the Kentucky Fire Commission’s State Fire Rescue Training program, which certifies volunteer and career firefighters in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Acadis will support the entire hire-to-retire lifecycle to ensure that each firefighter remains in compliance with Kentucky certification requirements.
The Kentucky Fire Commission will also use Acadis to provide secure access for firefighters to review their personal training and certification records through any modern web browser. In addition, Acadis will provide automated digital tracking of the annual training requirements for career and volunteer firefighters, which will replace a time intensive paper-based process for checking and validating these training hours.
“We look forward to assisting the Kentucky Fire Commission as they modernize their training management processes,” Envisage CEO Ari Vidali said. “Acadis will streamline the operations and sharing of information between fire departments across the state, and make training and certification records far more accessible to departments and firefighters.”
The Kentucky Fire Commission is the second Kentucky state public safety agency to utilize Acadis for training management, joining the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.
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About the Kentucky Fire Commission: Since 1972, the mission of the Kentucky Fire Commission and State Fire Rescue Training has been to train and certify volunteer and career firefighters of Kentucky. In 1997, the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act was mandated, bringing about the approval of an associate in applied science (AAS) degree in fire/rescue science technology. At that time, the Kentucky Fire Commission was established within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Further information may be found at kyfirecommission.kctcs.edu.
About Envisage Technologies: Envisage was founded in 2001 to automate the complex training operations for first responders, fire, law enforcement, and the military. We create solutions that make our world a safer place. Our mission is to improve the readiness of our nation’s public safety professionals to ensure they come home alive. The company’s Acadis training, testing, and compliance software platform leads the industry, serving over 1.6 million first responders across 9,600 public safety organizations, including both federal, state and local agencies. Our clients include federal law enforcement agencies, including the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, and many state law enforcement, fire and other public safety organizations. Further information about Envisage may be found at www.envisagenow.com or by calling 888-313-8324.
About the Acadis Readiness Suite: The Acadis Readiness Suite is designed to make certain that our public safety and military professionals are trained, equipped and ready to respond. Acadis measures readiness by automating complex, high-risk training and compliance operations. Acadis increases the accuracy and effectiveness across every level of critical incident response by consolidating information about personnel and resources. The modular system enables organizations to implement functionality where needed to support the entire compliance lifecycle. Acadis embodies a single, powerful idea: To make certain our first responders come home alive. See www.acadis.com for more information.