Florida Tech provides safety training that is required by various regulatory agencies (OSHA, EPA, FDEP, FDH, etc). Online Training is available through Vivid Learning Systems. All training records are also maintained within Vivid.
Required safety training and registration varies based on the training needs of each department. Please use the Quick Links to the left to navigate to the appropriate site.
Follow the instructions below to take the required safety courses on Vivid:
Live Training for all required courses is available upon request.
If you are conducting live safety training, please use the Training Documentation (Sign-In Sheet) to document the event. Forward a copy of the sign-in sheet to for recordkeeping.
If you attended an external safety training event that you would like included in your training records, forward a copy of your certificate to Florida Tech for recordkeeping.
Q: I have been assigned more courses than I was previously required to take?
A: Training requirements were updated in October 2019 to meet Federal, State and Local Regulatory Standards. Please click on the link for your role/department on the left. A list of required training along with the applicable regulation for that course is provided. Each regulation will state the training requirements for that standard.
Q: I have been assigned to a course that does not appear to be applicable to my role/position.
A: Although Florida Tech has attempted to properly categorize all employees with the recent training update, it is possible that you may have a unique role. Please contact us if you feel you and/or your team members have been assigned courses that are not applicable to your position and duties.
Q: The Safety Training Website states that I am required to take courses that are not assigned to my Vivid profile.
A: The minimum training requirements for each department are automatically assigned in Vivid. Additional specialized courses may be required for your specific position and job duties.
Q: If specialized training courses are required, and I am not automatically enrolled, how do I enroll in the course?
A: Laboratory employees should submit the Laboratory Safety Training Questionnaire. Upon submittal, Florida Tech will assign the required courses.
All other employees should follow the instructions below:
Q: What if I do not have access to a computer or if I have difficulty navigating the online course?
A: Contact us to schedule a time to take the course.
Q: My training dashboard “completed courses” tab does not show the courses I took last year.
A: The “Completed Courses” tab only shows required courses that were completed in the current training year. Courses completed in prior training years and/or optional course completions can be found on the “Training Status Report Tab”.
Q: I completed training outside of the Vivid system that I would like included in my training records. How can I have it added to my record?
A: Email a copy of the training certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt, we will upload the training record into the Learning Management System.
Q: I am a supervisor and I provided the Vivid Training in a live setting; how do I ensure employees receive credit for the training?
A: Email a roster that includes the Vivid Course Title, Date of Training, Student Names, Student ID numbers, and Student Signature to email@example.com .
Q: I am a supervisor that would like Florida Tech to facilitate the Vivid Online Training course in a live setting.
A: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the course, proposed location, date, and time, and we will make every effort to accommodate. If we are not available at the proposed date/time, we will work with you to schedule another date/time.
Q: I am having technical issues during an online training session.
A: Review the Vivid Troubleshooting Guide. If you are still having trouble, contact Vivid Technical Support at 800-956-0333, M-F.
Q: I attempted and failed a course. Now I am locked out of the course.
A: Contact Florida Tech at email@example.com for assistance.
Q: Can I print a certificate for the training course I completed?
A: Yes – After logging in, go to the “Completed Courses” Tab, click on the green box “View Certificate” to print a pdf of the certificate. If it is a course that was completed in a prior year, click on the “Training Status Report” tab. Under the Status column, click the certificate icon to print a pdf of the certificate.