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PACE - The Commonwealth's Training Registration System (LMS)

PACE allows you to find and register for available classroom training courses, take online courses and view your training transcripts. NOTE: PACE log in credentials are system generated during the hiring process. If you need assistance with PACE access, please contact your agency's Human Resources or Training Department.

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Screenshot of PACE login page

NEW!! Changes to PACE

The PACE system was revised with a new look and changes for functionality and security.  This document will give you an overview of the most significant changes.

Additional Resources

PACE Access Links by Agency

Find your agency/department and click on the link to be directed to the correct domain. If you do not see a link for your agency/department, click on the "Human Resources Division" link to log in to the PACE registration system.

Select the link for your agency to log into PACE.

Executive Office of Administration and Finance

Executive Office of Education

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Executive Office of Public Safety

Executive Office of Technology Services and Security

Massachusetts Department of Transportation

 

How to Login to PACE

First Time Login

  1. Open an Internet browser, i.e. Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox
  2. Go to the appropriate PACE access link (see PACE Access by Agency for your agency's URL)
  3. Enter your login ID and password.
    • Login ID = your employee ID
    • Password = your last name exactly as it appears on your pay advice.  This field is case sensitive and includes and suffixes, i.e., Smith Jr.
  4. Select the Submit button

Change Password

Change Password - First Time Login

  1. The first time you login you will be required to change your password. 
  2. Enter a new password into the field provided. The new password is case sensitive.
  3. Enter the password one more time for validation.
  4. Select the Submit button.

Forgot Password - Reset Password

  1. To access the password reset page click the “Forgot Password?” link on the main login page. 
  2. Enter your PACE user ID and email address in the fields provided.  
  3. PACE generate an email with a temporary password. 
  4. Follow the instructions in the email to login to PACE.
  5. You will be required to change the temporary password immediately.

Confirm Email Address in PACE

Confirm Email Addresses

You need to confirm your email address and your manager’s email address.  There are 3 required fields that you must complete.  These fields are grayed out and can only be updated by selecting the links.

  1. To add or edit your email address, select the Edit email address link.  This will bring you to a new window, the Email Confirmation window.
  2. Enter you email address.
  3. Confirm your email address by entering it again in the second line.
  4. Select the Submit button.
  5. To add or edit your Manager/Supervisor information, select the Find Manager link.  This will take you to another window.
    • Search for your Manager/Supervisor by entering his/her last name and first name in the appropriate fields.  Select the Search button.
      • If you do not find the name of your Manager/Supervisor in the list, that means s/he has an incomplete profile in PACE.  S/he needs to complete the profile before the name appears in the list.
      • The Manager’s name and Manager’s email fields will automatically populate when you select the name from the list.
      • The person you select will receive an email notification each time you register, waitlist or cancel out of a class in PACE, update your profile, or add a learning event.
  6. Select you manager/supervisor name from the drop-down list that appears.
  7. Select the Submit button.
  8. When all the information in the Email Confirmation window is correct, select the Submit button.  You will see a new window, Administration, Update Profile.

Reviewing and Updating Your Profile

Reviewing and Updating Your Profile

  1. Review the information here.  You will note that most fields are grayed out.  This means you cannot change or edit this information.  If any information is incorrect, contact your local HR department to request changes.
  2. Select the Submit button at the bottom of the page to return to the Home Page.

Finding and Registering for a Course in PACE

Finding a Course in PACE

 

  1. From the PACE Home page, select the Course Catalog button on the left.
  2. Select Course Catalog.
  3. Select the Search button to view all courses, or enter a keyword, e.g., diversity, and select the Search button.  A list of the classroom courses will appear. Check PACE often as class schedules are updated frequently.
  4. Find the course on the list.  To get information about the course, select the information icon next to the course name.  Information will appear in the right hand column.  To enroll in a course, select Enroll.  If the course is full, select Waitlist to be put on the Waitlist.

    Tip: To see the course information in full screen, right select the information icon and choose Open Link in New Window from the menu options.

Reasonable Accommodations

Reasonable Accommodations


Each Executive Branch agency/department is responsible for covering the accommodation costs, such as Sign Language Interpreters and CART, of their employees. Employees registering for a course who need a reasonable accommodation should contact your Department Training Liaison Officer (DTLO) at least two weeks in advance of the course to coordinate the request. DTLOs must notify HRD Training and Learning Development at least 72 hours in advance of the course start date if an employee needing reasonable accommodations will not be attending the course.

Accessing Your Transcript and Printing Class Completion Certificates

Accessing Your Transcript and Printing Class Completion Certificates

  1. From the PACE Home page, select the Transcript Link.
  2. Scroll to view all completed classes.
  3. Each completed class has a certificate link under the class title.  Select the certificate link.
  4. Maximize the window and select the printer icon for a copy of the class completion certificate.

Finding an eLearning Course in PACE

Finding an eLearning Course in PACE

  1. From the PACE Home page, select the Student Learning Center.
  2. In the Student Learning Center, select Course Catalog.
  3. Enter a keyword “eLearning” and select the Search button.  A list of the classroom eLearning courses will appear.
  4. Select the link of the course name.  You will be brought directly to the course.
  5. Select the Take Course button.
  6. Select the link of the course name.

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