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Learning Management System (LMS) at NIH - Support


The Learning Management System (LMS), also known as the HHS Learning Portal, is a system used to manage training needs across the entire Department of Health and Human Services. Capabilities include instructor-led and web-based course registration, learner transcripts, competency assessment, learning plan development, collaboration, etc. LMS software currently in use is Saba 5.5 SP1.

All NIH staff with a record in the NIH Enterprise Directory (NED) and an NIH Active Directory account will automatically be given access to the LMS.

The LMS system houses over 3,000 free online training courses, as well as Books 24x7, which is a valuable online information resource. For more information on how to access the free online training and Books 24x7, please visit the FREE Skillsoft Online Training web page.

This page is designated for the LMS support functions. In order to access the NIH Training Center course catalog and policies, please visit the NIH Training Center Website.

LMS 7.2 Upgrade Updates!

HHS has released a new timeline for the LMS Upgrade. The following are the (tentative) dates that HHS is proposing:

  • Blackout Period: March 6 (COB) to March 18, 2015 (8 Business Days)
  • Go Live Date: March 19, 2015

Please make note of these changes and communicate them within your organization.

For all NIH staff:

HHS FY2014 Records Management Training - PDF Option .pdf icon
HHS FY2014 Records Management Training .pdf icon
LMS Learner/User Guide .pdf icon
Learner Tip Sheets
List of IC LMS Administrators .pdf icon
Yammer - Getting Started Instructions .pdf icon
LMS Technical FAQ's
LMS Desktop Configuration Requirements .pdf icon
LMS Online Course Browser Compatibility .pdf icon


For Manager/Supervisors and Approvers:

LMS Manager/Supervisor User Guide .pdf icon
Manager/Supervisor Tip Sheets
Managing Training Orders Tip Sheets
Instructions for Updating Additional Approvers and Alternate Managers .pdf icon


For LMS Administrators:

LMS Payroll CAN Auto-Fill Process .pdf icon
Administrator Tip Sheets
Report Tip Sheets
Request for LMS Training Rollout Support word icon
Testing Online Training Courses .pdf icon
LMS Administrator Role Functions Matrix .pdf icon;

Need additional help?

  • For LMS technical questions and technical support:
  •               Iris icon Submit a Web Form Ticket

  • For training related questions (policies, course availability, schedules, etc.)
  •               Please contact the NIH Training Center:

                  Phone: 301-496-6211

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