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New TRAIN Learning Network Platform


The TRAIN Learning Network is now powered by a brand new, state-of-the-art learning management system (LMS) platform. The first phase of the platform, which includes major learner features, is now available on the national TRAIN site at and the CDC TRAIN site at




New Changes for Learners

TRAIN learners who access the national TRAIN site at and the CDC TRAIN site at will see the following changes :

  • New, mobile friendly design
  • Simplified account creation--create a user account immediately upon filling out the required fields on a single screen
  • Improved advanced course searches
  • Streamlined learning record management, including easy access to learning transcripts and certificates
  • Notification system for easy access to complete important tasks
  • Prominent, visual announcements section to find information on newly available training opportunities, and more
  • Tutorials and user-friendly documentation to help learners use the platform

The TRAIN Learning Network’s other state and federal affiliates​ will launch their new branded affiliate websites throughout the next year. Look for announcements from your TRAIN Affiliates on when these transitions will take place.


Future Phases

Additional functionality for the new TRAIN platform will become available as it is completed. Upcoming features on the new platform will include:
  • Training calendar
  • New, user-friendly course wizard to post content to TRAIN

Future phases will include:

  • Training plans supported as course records (meaning all course functions/abilities will be available such as assessments, evaluations, certificates, competencies, and more)
  • Organizational course provider accounts made up of multiple individual course providers
  • Internal messaging system within TRAIN (currently system sends messages to external emails only)
  • Upgraded database, which will allow:
    • Quicker reports
    • Scheduled reports
    • Easier maintenance/management
    • Easier automation and programming
  • Enhanced reporting
    • User-friendly ad hoc reporting interface
    • Visual report formats (charts, graphs, and more)
  • xAPI (Tin Can API) to record and track diverse types of learning experiences


More information

See a detailed demo of the new platform by viewing a recording of the “The Evolution of Public Health Learning: Introducing the New TRAIN Learning Network Platform Webinar,” on TRAIN (Course ID 1068667). For additional information about the new platform, contact the PHF TRAIN team at



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