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02/18/2019

ASCENT Training Solutions Help Piping Industry Workers Prepare For the Future

For 15 Years ASCENT has helped prepare United Association union members for new technologies and processes like BIM and Reality Capture

Baltimore, MD

Processes such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) and software tools like Autodesk Revit are critical to the success of any major construction project. Members of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry are focused on adopting technologies that bring efficiencies to the phases of the construction process in which they are involved. Part of this adoption comes in the form of training, and ASCENT will be on hand at the 2019 Pipe Trades Training and Technology Conference in San Diego on February 19 and 20 showcasing learning solutions to help union members thrive in this new era of tracking and model data sharing.

“Our strength is supplying learning content and instructional design services that help union members quickly adopt and implement methodologies like BIM and Reality Capture, and their associated technologies, so they can capitalize on the technology benefits these platforms provide,” says Paul Burden, director of product development for ASCENT. “We are excited to play a supporting role for readying members of the pipe trades to be catalysts who will embrace new technologies and guide the future direction of the pipefitting trade.”

Visit ASCENT at booth 317 to receive a voucher to save 25 percent on ASCENT learning resources available through the ASCENT eStore. ASCENT representatives will showcase classroom training resources, online courses, and custom courses for union members. Both digital and hard copies of the following courseware titles will be on display:

In addition to providing learning materials, ASCENT offers these services:

  • technical writing and proofreading of in-house materials for online help, user guides, and API documentation;
  • process documentation to support and train new users, and;
  • customized application courseware designed to support users in utilizing their own organization’s in-house workflows, datasets, and models.

Learning Guide Availability
ASCENT’s Learning Guides are available to educational institutions, corporations, trade unions, Autodesk Training Centers, and individuals worldwide through distribution centers in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. For volume sales, contact an ASCENT representative at 1-866-527-2368.

About ASCENT
ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge, a division of Rand Worldwide (OTCBB: RWWI), is an Authorized Publisher and Developer of Autodesk curriculum, developing professional training courseware and technical documentation for engineering applications, including those from Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes, and PTC. For more information, visit the ASCENT website and follow ASCENT on Twitter at @ASCENT_CTK.

About Rand Worldwide
Rand Worldwide is one of the world’s leading providers of professional services and technology to the engineering community, serving organizations in the building, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries. www.rand.com

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