Training

Make the most of your system.

Four types of training to get exactly what you need exactly how you need it.

Intermediate Full-System Training

Join us at the RTA headquarters or attend a regionally located training to gain an overall understanding of the RTA Fleet Management Software. 

Advanced Full-System Training

Optimize your fleet operations with next-level learning to maximize your software. Train at the RTA headquarters in Glendale, AZ or attend a regionally located training.

Online Courses

Learn from topic-focused online courses so you can get just what you need from the comfort of your own office.

On-Site Training

Bring the RTA team to your place for standard or customized training.

Training Events RTA Fleet Management Shop

Employee Role-Based Training

Join us for employee role-based training that’s targeted to specific jobs. This allows you to only attend sessions that apply to your job functions. This will teach you everything you need to know to use RTA without a three-day commitment. 

Premium Consultation Services

Let one of our fleet experts help you improve your fleet operation through data analysis, an audit, and best practices. We can work with you virtually or come to your shop.

Meet Your Trainers

Alan

Alan Jarman

Alan started working for his father, driving crawlers and farm tractors and irrigating citrus groves in south Phoenix. For 16 years, he drove and did mechanical work on commercial trucks. After this, Alan worked for a civil engineering company doing surveying and CAD drafting. For the past 25 years, he has been part of the RTA team, providing technical support and training. In his free time, Alan enjoys camping and fishing, and helping friends and family with his handyman skills.

Kevin

Kevin Meek

Kevin began working for RTA in 1999. In his 20 years with RTA, he has worked as a Support Technician, RTA Trainer and has been a resident report writer for 18 of those years. He enjoys traveling and helping customers get the most out of their RTA software. Kevin also loves a wide range of music, playing drums, collecting stereo equipment, and making automotive-inspired furniture. 

Shelley

Shelley Crouse

Shelley has been with RTA for nearly four years as a Support Technician, and part-time Trainer. Prior to RTA, she spent 18 years as a Trainer and Support Technician for a healthcare software company. Shelley and her husband have three children, seven dogs, two cats and two grandchildren.

dallin

Dallin Dastrup

Dallin has been with RTA for nearly three years in various roles, including Sales, Customer Success, and Training. As a Customer Success Representative and part-time Trainer, he enjoys working with clients to understand their challenges and help provide them with the tools they need to succeed. Dallin and his wife have one daughter.

Intermediate Full-System Training

The Intermediate Full-System Training covers all of the main features included in the RTA Fleet Management Software and is highly recommended to all companies new to the system.

Three Ways to attend your Intermediate Full-System Training:

3-Day, Intermediate Full-System Virtual Training:
$500

(Send 3 or more attendees: $450 each)

This is a must-take class, with plenty of time for questions, to fully understand and maximize your RTA software. No previous knowledge of the RTA system is necessary. This class is designed for those who recently purchased the RTA Fleet Management Software, or for new employees who need to learn the software.

You’ll get:

  • Hands-on workshops to reinforce what you learn as you set up your entire RTA system from scratch.
  • Field-by-field explanations to help you set up departments, vehicles, parts and more.
  • Support to master day-to-day operations as you create fuel entries, purchase orders, work orders, check PM reports, and many other daily functions.

Note: If you are a SaaS Gold or Platinum client, you can send up to 5 attendees per class to our Glendale office for free training.

Please note the time zones below for each class. It is recommended that you have two monitors or two devices. Our Training Coordinator will review the requirements and suggestions with you after you register. When registering, please only register the name and email of the actual person who will be attending the class.

2021 dates. Select a date to register:

July 6-8  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
August 10-12  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
September 14-16  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
November 16-18  (7am AZ/8am CT/9am ET)
December 7-9  (7am AZ/8am CT/9am ET)

 

3-Day, Intermediate Full-System Training:
$500
(Send 3 or more attendees: $450 each)

Location: RTA’s headquarters in Glendale, AZ

This is a must-take class, with plenty of time for questions, to fully understand and maximize your RTA software.

You’ll get:

  • Hands-on workshops to reinforce what you learn as you set up your entire RTA system from scratch.
  • Field-by-field explanations to help you set up departments, vehicles, parts and more.
  • Support to master day-to-day operations as you create fuel entries, purchase orders, work orders, check PM reports, and many other daily functions.

Note: If you are a SaaS Gold or Platinum client, you can send up to 5 attendees per class to our Glendale office for free training.

Please note the time zones below for each class. Our Training Coordinator will review the requirements and suggestions with you after you register. When registering, please only register the name and email of the actual person who will be attending the class.

2021 dates. Select a date to register:

July 6-8  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
August 10-12  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
September 14-16  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
November 16-18  (7am AZ/8am CT/9am ET)
December 7-9  (7am AZ/8am CT/9am ET)

 

Click here to see a list of local hotels near the RTA Training Center.

 

UPDATE

We are sorry to announce that due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel our regional trainings for  the first part of 2021. We hope to bring these back in the near future. If you are interested in attending regional training in the future, we want to hear from you. Let us know at training@rtafleet.com.

 

3-Day, Intermediate Full-System Training:
$695

(Send 3 or more attendees: $645 each)

We’re taking this “must-take” training on the road! With plenty of time for questions, you’ll leave fully understanding and having the ability to maximize your RTA software for your fleet management needs.

 

You’ll get:
  • Hands-on workshops to reinforce what you learn as you set up your entire RTA system from scratch. 
  • Field-by-field explanations to help you set up departments, vehicles, parts and more.
  • Support to master day-to-day operations as you create fuel entries, purchase orders, work orders, check PM reports, and many other daily functions.
 

Cancellation Policy applies. See details on the registration form online. Please note that the included training options for SaaS clients do not include Regional Trainings, however, Platinum and Gold SaaS Customers do receive $100 off their regional training registrations.

Employee Role-Based Training

The role-based basic training classes focus on training by your role. Instead of attending an entire 3-day basic training class, you can attend sessions that are targeted to your job function. This ensures each session you attend is essential to your daily work. 

The class will follow this format by day and by role. You can attend virtually or in person.

Role-Based Training for Parts Clerks: $300

(If you are a SaaS Gold or Platinum client, you can register up to 5 attendees per class for free)

This class will cover the following topics:

  • Vehicles: Helpful Mechanical and lookup info
  • Parts: Proper Setup and Best Practices
  • Purchase Orders: Using Requisitions, Auto-Add as well as Auto Post to Work Orders
  • Work Orders: Basic Navigation and Posting of Parts, Part Kits and Warranty Credits
  • Paperless Shop: Parts Posting and Navigation using Paperless Shop and Shop Activity Screens

The class will run from 8:30am – 4:30pm MST.

Please note the time zones below for each class. You have the option of attending virtually or in person. Our Training Coordinator will review the requirements and suggestions with you after you register. When registering, please only register the name and email of the actual person who will be attending the class.

 
2021 dates. Select a date to register:

July 20, 2021 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

 

 

 

Role-Based Training for Technicians: $300

(If you are a SaaS Gold or Platinum client, you can register up to 5 attendees per class for free)

This class will cover the following topics:

  • Vehicles: Helpful Mechanical and lookup info
  • Purchase Orders: With Emphasis on Buying parts as needed and Auto Post to Work Orders
  • Work Orders: Basic Navigation of the Work Order process including Best Practices for Documenting your work
  • Paperless Shop: Navigation of the Paperless Shop options
  • RTA Web & Mobile: Overview of the RTA Mobile Application relating to Work Orders and Vehicle Lookup

This class will run from 8:30am – 4:30pm MST

Please note the time zones below for each class. You have the option to attend virtually or in person. Our Training Coordinator will review the requirements and suggestions with you after you register. When registering, please only register the name and email of the actual person who will be attending the class.

 
2021 dates. Select a date to register:

July 21, 2021 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

 

Role-Based Training for Shop Supervisor/Foreman: $300

(If you are a SaaS Gold or Platinum client, you can register up to 5 attendees per class for free)

This class will cover the following topics:

  • Vehicles: Key Vehicle info including PM’s and OEM Warranty info
  • Parts: Proper Setup and Best Practices
  • Purchase Orders: Using Requisitions, Auto-Add as well as Auto Post to Work Orders
  • Work Orders: Navigation of the Work Order process including Best Practices for Documenting work
  • Paperless Shop: Using the Paperless Shop to Help Manage the Technicians
  • Shop Reporting: Key Reports for Shop Management
  • RTA Web & Mobile: Basic Overview of the RTA Mobile Application

This class will run from 8:30am – 4:30pm MST.

Please note the time zones below for each class. You have the option to attend virtually or in person. Our Training Coordinator will review the requirements and suggestions with you after you register. When registering, please only register the name and email of the actual person who will be attending the class.

 
2021 dates. Select a date to register:

July 22, 2021 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

 
 

Advanced Full-System Training

The Advanced Full-System Training is designed for those who have used the basics of RTA and are ready to take their systems to the next level. Some previous experience with the RTA software is recommended.

Three Ways to attend your Advanced Full-System Training:

3-Day, Advanced Full-System Training:
$500

(Send 3 or more attendees: $450 each)

Learn shortcuts, tips and tricks, and advanced entry methods to optimize your data tracking and productivity in this fast-paced 3-day class.

A few of the many topics include:
  • advanced PM tracking,
  • warranties,
  • parts reorder process,
  • many advanced and time-saving work
  • order options,
  • and reports analysis.

New features recently released are also covered.

Note: If you are a Gold or Platinum SaaS client, you can send up to 5 attendees per class to our Glendale office for free training.

Please note the time zones below for each class. It is recommended that you have two monitors or two devices when attending virtual classes. Our Training Coordinator will review the requirements and suggestions with you after you register. When registering, please only register the name and email of the actual person who will be attending the class.
2021 dates. Select a date to register:

Aug. 24-26 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

Dec 14-16 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

 
RTA REPORTING TRAINING – 1-Day RTA Reporting Training Class: 
$300

(Send 3 or more attendees: $250 each)

RTA Reporting allows you to create and run customizable reports with your data. Numerous hands-on workshops allow you to practice creating your own reports. The class is a perfect add-on following Advanced Training.

Note: If you are a Gold or Platinum Duty SaaS client, you can send up to 5 attendees per class to our Glendale office for free training.

 

 

2021 dates. Select a date to register:

Aug. 17 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

Nov. 9 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

UPDATE:

We are sorry to announce that due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel our IN-PERSON trainings for 2021 until further notice. We hope to bring these back in the near future and encourage you to register for our virtual attendance. Contact us at training@rtafleet.com if you have any questions.

3-Day, Advanced Full-System Training:
$500

(Send 3 or more attendees: $450 each)

 

Location: RTA’s headquarters in Glendale, AZ.

Learn shortcuts, tips and tricks, and advanced entry methods to optimize your data tracking and productivity in this fast-paced 3-day class.

 

A few of the many topics include:
  • advanced PM tracking,
  • warranties,
  • parts reorder process,
  • many advanced and time-saving work
  • order options,
  • and reports analysis.

New features recently released are also covered.

Note: If you are a SaaS Gold or Platinum client, you can send up to 5 attendees per class to our Glendale office for free training.

 

 

2020 dates. Select a date to register:

July 21-23  (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
October 13-15 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

 
 
RTA REPORTING TRAINING – 1-Day RTA Reporting Training Class: 
$300

(Send 3 or more attendees: $250 each)

 

RTA Reporting allows you to create and run customizable reports with your data. Numerous hands-on workshops allow you to practice creating your own reports. Class is scheduled Friday, from 8:30am-4:30pm and is a perfect add-on following Advanced Training.

Note: If you are a Gold or Platinum SaaS client, you can send up to 5 attendees per class to our Glendale office for free training.

 

 

2020 dates. Select a date to register:

RTA Reporting Training – July 24 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)
RTA Reporting Training – October 16 (8am AZ/10am CT/11am ET)

 

 

UPDATE:

We are sorry to announce that due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel our regional trainings for 2020. We hope to bring these back in the near future. If you are interested in attending regional training in the future, we want to hear from you. Let us know at training@rtafleet.com.

3-Day, Advanced Full-System Training – Early Registration Price (30+ days in advance):
$695 

(Send 3 or more attendees: $645 each). Bring your own laptop. RTA-provided laptop is an additional $50.

We’re taking this intensive training on the road across the United States!  The Full-System Advanced Training class is designed for those who have used the basics of RTA and are ready to take their systems to the next level. Some previous experience with the RTA software is recommended. 

 

A few of the many topics include:
  • advanced PM tracking,
  • warranties,
  • parts reorder process,
  • many advanced and time-saving work
  • order options,
  • and reports analysis.

New features recently released are also covered.

 

Select a date to register:

Cities and Dates TBA

Cancellation Policy applies. See details on the registration form online. Please note that the included training options for SaaS clients do not include Regional Trainings, however, Heavy-Duty and Medium-Duty SaaS Customers do receive $100 off their regional training registrations.

Online Courses

Learn from the comfort of your desk.

Need training on a specific topic? RTA has specialized training classes available online so you can learn just what you need. The cost is $100 per class (one connection/computer). SaaS Platinum clients may register one seat per class for free. Unlimited co-workers may attend. Choose from the following courses:

BT101 | System Setup (April 15, June 10, Aug.5)

This is class 1 of 6 in our BT series. We cover the initial setup and configuration of the system. Topics include Facilities, Departments, Customers, Employees, Vendors, Vehicle Classification, and VMRS codes.

Length: Approx. 3 hours

August 5 (9am-12pm MST)

 

BT102 | Vehicles ( April 22, June 17, Aug. 12)

This is class 2 of 6 in our BT series. We cover the initial setup and usage of the Vehicle Tracking module. Topics include adding vehicles and equipment records, preventative maintenance scheduling, and vehicle warranties.

Length: Approx. 3 hours

August 12 (9am-12pm MST)

BT103 | Fueling (April 29, June 24, Aug.19)

This is class 3 of 6 in our BT series. We cover the initial setup and day-to-day usage of the fuel tracking module. Topics include setting up the fuel depot, recording vehicle fuel usage, and fuel variance reporting.

Length: Approx. 1.5 hours

June 24 (9am-10:30am MST)

August 19 (9am-10:30am MST)

BT104 | Parts/Purchase Orders (May 6, July 8, Sep.2)

This is class 4 of 6 in our BT series. We cover the initial setup and day-to-day usage of the parts inventory tracking and purchase order modules. Topics include adding inventory and non-stock parts, barcode cross-referencing, case lots, part warranty, requisitions, creating purchase orders, receiving parts from vendors, and the most common reports in the parts section.

Length: Approx. 3.5 hours

July 8 (9am-12:30pm MST)

September 2 (9am-12:30pm MST)

BT105 | Work Orders (May 13, July 27, Nov.4)

This is class 5 of 6 in our BT series. We cover the day-to-day usage of the Work Order module. Topics include creating work orders, itemizing repairs to be done, charging parts and labor hours to the repairs, recording repairs performed outside your shop, closing completed work orders, and the most common reports in the work order area.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Length: Approx. 3.5 hours

July 27 (9am-12:30pm MST)

November 4 (9am-12:30pm MST)

BT106 | Basic Reporting (May 27, July 29, Nov.18)

This is class 6 of 6 in our BT series. We will be covering the most commonly used reports in each of the major modules in the system: PMs, Fuel, Parts, Purchases and Work Orders. Familiarize yourself with these reports and gain immediate results from the data you work so hard to capture. Reports covered are: Report Print/View Features, Vehicle Master Info Lists, Vehicle Aging, Vehicle Replacement Budgeting, PM Inspection, Parts Inventory Lists, Low-use Parts List, Open PO Lines, PO Transactions, PO Receipts By Invoice/Vendor, PO Receipts By Account Number, Parts Usage, Parts Adjustment, Parts Activity, WO Scheduling, Open WO Lines, Accountant Report By Date, History Report by Vehicle, Repair History Interval, WO Transactions By Vehicle, Vehicle Operating Cost, Total Vehicle Cost, Cost per Mile, Vehicle Cost Audit, Fuel Transaction Lists, and Fuel Billing reports.

Length: Approx. 3 hours

July 29 (9am-12pm MST)

November 18 (9am-12pm MST)

On-Demand Custom Session

One-on-one web training is also available for general training or specific topics. Contact us for details.

On-Site Training

Contact us at training@rtafleet.com to customize your training. Note: Requires up to 6-8 weeks advance notice of desired training date for in-person on-site training.

We offer on-site in-person training at your office location where one of our trainers comes to train your team, with a customized agenda, tailored to your needs and challenges. Invite as many team members as you’d like. We offer 2, 3, and 4-day options, and we can also bring laptops with us to train on (additional fee applies). Email training@rtafleet.com to obtain a quote.

We offer the same quality of on-site training in a virtual setting, at a cost that you can’t pass by. If interested in doing a virtual on-site training or consultation, email training@rtafleet.com to obtain a quote.

Just have a few questions or want to go over a specific module? We can do hourly or daily virtual training over the phone/via computer. Just email us to get more information. 

We look forward to scheduling the best training opportunity for your team and your schedule. Contact us today to discuss!

Premium Consultation Services

Contact us at (800) 279-0549 to schedule a premium consultation with one of our fleet experts.

We offer in-person or virtual premium consultation services with an experienced fleet professional. Get an outside perspective on how to improve your fleet operation. We provide best practices, data analysis, and an audit of your operation. Call us at (800) 279-0549 to get more information and to obtain a quote.

We look forward to helping your fleet succeed. Contact us today to discuss!

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