United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Welcome TMS End Users!

InsideTMS contains resources and materials for Users to learn more about how to access and conduct their training activities within TMS.

Getting Started

  • Navigate the VA TMS (SWF)
    This tutorial provides users with an orientation and overview of navigation for the VA TMS Home page including the Menu Bar, User Card, Alerts, To-Do List, Catalog, Easy Links, and Status Pods.
  • TMS Tip Sheet (DOCX, 230k, 5/19/2011)
    The top 10 tips that users, supervisors and administrators should know about the new TMS.

Additional Software Needed

Some mandatory courses will require a JAVA plug-in (currently JRE 1.6.0). To download the plug- in, visit Java Run Time Environment (JRE). Please contact the VATMSHelp for more information.

Users of Assistive Technology

Questions or concern about the VA TMS website 508 compliance should be directed to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Section 508 Office.

Please be sure to review the information regarding Accessing the TMS with JAWS.

The Computer Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) provides assistive technology products and services to people with disabilities.

Some interactive SkillSoft courses require unique navigation methods. To learn more, view the SkillSoft Product Knowledge Base - Web Accessibility website.

Beside the Java Run time plug, some mandatory course will also require a Java Access Bridge for accessibility. To download the access bridge, visit Java Access Bridge. Please contact the VATMSHelp for additional assistance.