D-Tools System Integrator Training will be available to over 350 C-Tech Network Certified Training Facilities
CONCORD, CA, FEBRUARY 28, 2007 - D -Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced the signing of a Program Recognizer agreement with C -Tech Associates, Inc. C -Tech is a New Jersey -based developer and manufacturer of training aids and curriculum for communications networking. The agreement will provide D -Tools, Inc. dealers/distributors/designers nationwide access to local labor pools.
D -Tools, Inc. has reviewed C -Tech's Communications Networking Programs for content, and applicability to the marketplace and recognizes C -Tech's certifications known as Network Cabling Specialist, Voice Communications Professional and Smart Home Professional; and will be promoting C -Tech training through it's network of national and global installers and designers.
"Our goal as a company is to help system integrators and installers become more productive and efficient, and training and certifications are key elements for a successful business," said Adam Stone, president of D -Tools, Inc. "C -Tech has an established and well respected program that has created a large network of trained professionals. Making our software a part of their curriculum is a natural fit which will further our goals to be the platform of choice for streamlining the system integration process."
C -Tech took an innovative approach in the development of its training programs. "Early on we recognized a need for trained technicians and installers at an entry -level wage," stated David Brady, Director of Marketing. "It is very important to deliver the technology at a level that addresses the majority of the population and still provides the much -needed skills." Companies have been able to cut as much as 3 months off a new employee's preparation cycle by hiring C -Tech certified technicians.
Since entering the educational/training market in 1995, C -Tech has established a network of over 350 Certified Training Facilities throughout the country, including Vocational and Comprehensive High Schools, Community Colleges, Labor Unions, community and faith -based organizations, Job Corps Centers and correctional institutions.
These training sites are equipped with the resources, knowledge and skills to provide entry -level job training to any individual regardless of age or background. More than 40,000 individuals possess the Telecommunications skills and knowledge -base to work as technicians, sales associates, customer service representatives or a number of other positions.
About C -Tech Associates, Inc.
C -Tech is the premier developer and manufacturer of proven educational programs and training aids. Our primary goal is to prepare students for jobs or additional education by employing a unique entry -level, hands -on, gender -neutral approach to training. Our graduates are certified as Network Cabling Specialists or Voice Communication Professionals. We have established a network of independent Certified Training Facilities (CTFs) as well as standards for the certification of instructors and students.
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With a 98% completion rate and a 90% certification rate, C -Tech has trained and certified over 40,000 individuals throughout the country and overseas. Employers recognize our training programs as up -to -date, educationally sound, and practically grounded. These programs are aligned to National and state educational standards.
About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, offers a wide range of products and services created to simplify the complicated design, engineering, documentation and estimating processes that accompany residential and commercial installation projects of any size. Over 2,000 leading companies use D -Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D -Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro's High Impact Award for Design Software.
For more information, please contact Tim Bigoness, VP Marketing, D -Tools, Inc., at 925 -270 -4102; or contact, David Brady, Director of Marketing, C -Tech Associates, Inc. at 973.726.9000 ext. 220 or davidb@c -techtraining.com. You may also contact Leslie Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (949) 363 -5340.