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Dassault Systemes rolls out SOLIDWORKS training centre program

Dassault Systèmes has rolled out its first ‘SOLIDWORKS Authorized Training Centre (SATC) program' in India.

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Dassault Systèmes has rolled out its first ‘SOLIDWORKS Authorized Training Centre (SATC) program' in India.

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This effort will offer organized SOLIDWORKS training to increase the size of the certified SOLIDWORKS community in India. Dassault Systèmes plans to set up 50 such training centers across the country over the next 5 months.

SATC will be set up with the help of the SOLIDWORKS extensive reseller community in India. Private training institutes will be encouraged to set up SATCs across the country. The SATCs will be offered the SOLIDWORKS EDU (Private career) licenses on a subscription basis. SATCs shall be offering SOLIDWORKS standard training course content with the help of certified trainers.

The SATCs will offer courses to engineering college students, as well as technical training institutes. The programs will also be available for professionals who are looking to up skill. The basic qualification shall be Intermediate (10+2) course.

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With these programs, Dassault Systèmes aims at creating 15,000 SOLIDWORKS trained professionals each year in India.

Announcing the launch of this program in India Ken Clayton, VP, Worldwide Sales, SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systèmes said, "I am delighted at this global first that SOLIDWORKS in India has achieved with the roll out of the SATC program. SOLIDWORKS is keen to support the nation's agenda of bridging the sharp skills gap which the country is currently facing."

The SATCs will additionally open another revenue growth channel for Dassault Systèmes' professional partner channel in India. The VARs shall be responsible for the qualification and appointment of an SATC. They will provide advanced training, as well as maintenance and technical support for the SATCs.

Expressing his delight at the launch of the program in India, Chandan Chowdhury, MD, India, Dassault Systèmes stated, "Along with our efforts at creating a skill pool in the country, I am happy at the opportunity which has been created for our partners in the country. The program will give our partners the opportunity to tap into a vast market as they deliver a key national requirement. This program will positively influence the employability of our nation and also increase the ability of SolidWorks customers to more effectively leverage technology in increasing their competitiveness."

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