Hilti Expands Digital Services Offering with Launch of On-Demand Training Platform for Contractors
Hilti Academy focuses on enabling contractors with an efficient, flexible and interactive learning experience
PLANO, Texas – May 5, 2020 – Hilti North America, a global leader providing innovative tools, technology, software and services to the commercial construction industry has launched Hilti Academy, a comprehensive on-demand training platform for contractors. The announcement today, affirms Hilti’s investment in the digital transformation of the construction industry and strengthens its leadership as a provider of productivity solutions.
Hilti Academy is a digital learning platform that offers contractors access to on-demand when it is most convenient. The 30 to 60-minute courses cover various topics including, powder actuated and gas actuated operator training, health and safety trainings, and Adhesive Anchor Installer certification pre-training with more topics such as firestop coming soon.
Anyone can access the Academy by using a current Hilti account or creating a new one. Most modules are completed fully online with an accompanying quiz. The platform automatically saves records for up to two years to download and print for records. Hilti Academy not only allows users to manage all Hilti education and records, it also allows the ability to manage team members’ education by assigning learning modules and being able to monitor who has received their documentation.
“As technology transforms the construction industry, our digital services portfolio will continue to expand and adapt to meet rapidly changing customer needs, especially during this unprecedented time,” said Rafael Garcia, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Hilti North America. “Hilti experts have been facilitating digital trainings for some time now through ASK HILTI. Hilti Academy is an expansion and a service that’s dedicated to contractors. Providing online training and digital access to our experts proves that Hilti will continue to offer our customers essential resources to improve the way they do business.”
In recent years, Hilti has made major investments to digitize the construction industry and simply workflow for its customers with its innovations including easier tracking assets (ON!Track); traceable fastenings (TraceFast), and the acquisition of assets of concrete technology startup Concrete Sensors.
Hilti is a world-leading provider of high quality, innovative and specialized tools, fastening systems and software-based solutions for the professional user. With more than 3,800 highly trained Hilti account managers, engineers, and Hilti employees throughout North America, Hilti expertise covers the areas of powder actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestopping, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, strut and hanger systems, solutions for tool park productivity as well as worker health and safety.