The Associated General Contractors of California Offers PlanGrid Certification to All Builders In The State
PlanGrid Certification empowers members of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California to build more efficiently with hands-on practice and proficiency of the company's construction productivity software
The AGC will extend PlanGrid Certification to the general public to identify, nurture, and welcome new talent to the construction industry
Classes provide experienced and next generation construction and contracting professionals training, course materials, and direct access to PlanGrid's Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) experts
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanGrid, the leader in construction productivity software, has teamed with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California, the state's largest construction trade association providing advocacy and services for general contractors and construction related firms, to offer PlanGrid Certification to all of AGC of California's members and the general public. PlanGrid Certification empowers experienced and next generation construction workers to build more efficiently by offering hands-on practice and proficiency of the company's leading mobile software.
For nearly 100 years, AGC has been the voice of California's construction industry. Through the strategic partnership, builders in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries can take advanced, one-day classes in Northern and Southern California to learn how to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, field reports, and punch lists directly from PlanGrid. According to data from the Associated General Contractors of America, nationwide there are 17% fewer people working in construction than at the market peak. Some states including Arizona, California, Georgia, and Missourisee declines of 20% or more. For construction firms that want to learn how to build more, in less time, PlanGrid Certification enables rapid field adoption and arms employees with the best software available.
Comments on the News: "The partnership with AGC of California reflects PlanGrid's ongoing commitment to accelerate productivity for the construction industry," said Tracy Young, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, at PlanGrid. "By providing PlanGrid Certification to AGC of California members and the general public, both organizations are equipping current and future skilled workers with the technical skills they need to spend less time on paperwork and more time on building."
"The construction industry is embracing new construction technology because of the benefits it provides builders," said Tom Holsman, Chief Executive Officer, at AGC of California. "Firms are working hard to keep up with demand despite the worker labor shortage and platforms like PlanGrid help organizations be more productive. We want to equip companies with a better understanding of how to best utilize mobile technology so they can build more efficiently."
Upcoming PlanGrid Certification Classes: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 pm PT National University (3390 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA 92626) Cost is $65 for AGC of California Members and $95 for Non-Members (includes lunch) For more information on this class, please visit: AGC
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 pm PT 135 Main Street, 9th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105 Cost is $65 for AGC of California Members and $95 for Non-Members (includes lunch) For more information on this class, please visit: AGC
Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 pm PT AGC of California (3095 Beacon Boulevard, West Sacramento, CA 95691) Cost is $65 for AGC of California Members and $95 for Non-Members (includes lunch) For more information on this class, please visit: AGC
PlanGrid and the AGC of California will be offering additional training in the upcoming months. More information will become available through the AGC of California Training Exchange: http://training.agc-ca.org
About PlanGrid PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software. Used on more than 500,000 projects around the world, PlanGrid's value extends over numerous phases of construction, building a massive and accurate history of every jobsite through everyday use that creates a data-rich record set at turnover that is essential to long-term operations. PlanGrid is the first construction productivity software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, field reports, and punch lists. PlanGrid is used in more than 70 countries by thousands of customers including DPR, Granite, NVIDIA, Target Corporation, and Tutor Perini. The company has secured over $62 million in funding from investors including Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, and several other top firms. For more information, please visit: https://www.plangrid.com/.
About AGC of California Founded in 1920, the Associated General Contractors of California is the premier organization of choice for both experienced and next generation construction and contracting professionals. Through dedicated advocacy, education, career development and networking opportunities, AGC members receive top-tier access with state and local governments, while connecting with industry leaders through responsive services and innovating programs and events. For more information, please visit: http://www.agc-ca.org.