For several decades, Simpson Strong-Tie has made training customers a priority. The company has eight training centers across North America and provides hundreds of complimentary classes to engineers, architects, builders and code officials each year.
PLEASANTON, Calif. -
For several decades, Simpson Strong-Tie has made training customers a priority.
The company has eight training centers across North America and provides
hundreds of complimentary classes to engineers, architects, builders and code
officials each year. Simpson Strong-Tie trained more than 12,000 customers on
site last year. To broaden its educational reach, the company is now offering
online training courses and has become an authorized provider of IACET
Continuing Educations Credits.
New Online Classes
training is the traditional method of learning, e-learning is becoming a
popular option because of its convenience and availability. Simpson Strong-Tie
has developed online content for some of its in-class courses, such as its Deck Building – Beginners’ Course and Introduction to Joist and Beam Hangers.
These new online classes are available on the web site any time of day and take
between 1/2 and 1 1/2 hours to complete.
Continuing Education Credits
Education Credits (CEUs) are
important to professionals who need to maintain a credential or license and
provide a permanent record of educational accomplishments. Simpson Strong-Tie
is proud to offer CEUs through the International Association for Continuing
Education and Training (IACET), a non-profit
association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. In
order to become an accredited provider, Simpson
Strong-Tie had to meet strict continuing education guidelines. With the
accreditation, the majority of Simpson Strong-Tie
training classes and workshops can earn participants CEUs. Customers interested
in credits should contact their certifying
licensing organization or agency to inquire if they accept CEUs from IACET
providers. In addition, Simpson Strong-Tie is a strong supporter of CSI, SEA,
ICBO, BIA, CABO, AIBO, ACIA, and AIBD. For more information, visitwww.strongtie.com/workshops.
Simpson Strong-Tie Expands Training
December 16, 2008