Monday, September 12, 2005

RedVector Partners with the National Association of Women in Construction Education Foundation

RedVector.com, the leading provider of online continuing education for design and construction professionals, has formed a partnership with the National Association of Women in Construction Education Foundation (NEF), the leading educational organization for women involved in the construction industry.

Through the partnership, members of the National Association of Women in Construction, and other construction organizations served by NEF, will have access to hundreds of courses on virtually every construction-related profession. Categories of courses offered will include those focused on technical, management, and professional/personal development topics.

"The NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) is committed to providing and promoting educational opportunities and programs to benefit the construction industry,” said NEF Executive Director Darlene Johnson. “Our objective is to provide the best available educational opportunities for the Construction Professionals' advantage. The introduction of new technologies has created more cost-effective construction, and through our Partnering Agreement with RedVector, more industry related programs will be readily available through NEF to upgrade the skills and knowledge of those employed in the industry. NEF is pleased to begin this new partnership.”

"Women are a vital and growing force in the construction industry, “said RedVector Vice President of Content Development, Victoria Zambito. “By partnering with NEF we can help almost a million women who work in the construction industry meet their continuing education needs.”

NAWIC has a membership of 5,800 with close to 200 chapters in almost every U.S. state and two Canadian provinces. NAWIC has advanced the causes of all women in construction, whose careers span business ownership to the skilled trades. The NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF), founded in 1972, serves the construction industry by developing construction-related education programs. For more information, visit www.NAWICEducation.org

RedVector (www.RedVector.com) provides online continuing education services to more than 50,000 licensed professionals, including Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Landscape Architects, Land Surveyors and others involved in design and construction.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Landscape Architects Can Now Use RedVector.com To Take Florida’s Advanced Building Code Course Online

RedVector, the leading provider of online education for the design and construction industry, is now the only provider offering an approved online course needed by all licensed Florida landscape architects.The Florida Building Commission recently approved the new 2-hour course, Florida Building Code Advanced ’04: Indoor Environmental Quality Overview, in an online format to count towards advanced code requirements.

The Florida Board of Landscape Architects approved the course for its licensees, enabling landscape architects to meet all of their continuing education requirements online. The upcoming November Florida landscape architect license renewal deadline is the first renewal cycle in which licensees must complete a 2-hour advanced code course as part of their 16 hour continuing education requirement.

"The approval of this online course is the result of many months of work by RedVector's team of content experts," said RedVector Vice President of Content Development, Victoria Zambito. "We are excited to be the first provider to offer an advanced module of the Florida Building Code online. This will help many professionals save time and money."

The new course is also featured in two new discount packages available for Florida Landscape Architects – a 16 hour package that satisfies all requirements, and an 8 hour package for those who need fewer hours.

16Hour Discount Package for Florida Landscape Architect - Save 15%Contains the following online courses:
ADA Guidelines: Accessible Routes (2 hours)
ADA Guidelines: General Site and Building Elements 1 hour)
ADA Guidelines: Recreation Facilities (2 hours)
Alternative Dispute Resolution - Arbitration & Mediation (3 hours)
Florida Building Code Advanced '04: Indoor Environmental Quality Overview (2 hours)
Flood Mitigation and Special Flood Hazard Areas (4 hours)
Florida Landscape Architects' Laws, Chapter 481 Florida Statutes(2 hours)

8 Hour Discount Package for Florida Landscape Architects - Save 10% Contains the following online courses:
ADA Guidelines: Accessible Routes (2 hours)
ADA Guidelines: Recreation Facilities (2 hours)
Florida Building Code Advanced '04: Indoor Environmental Quality Overview(2 hours)
Florida Landscape Architects' Laws, Chapter 481 Florida Statutes(2 hours)

RedVector.com offers online courses to professionals involved in the design and construction industries. For more information contact 800-877-5159 or visit http://www.RedVector.com