ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. – A. O. Smith, a leader in water heating and treatment, announced new February class dates for its series of virtual training programs. These classes were added as a result of high-demand for its industry-leading A. O. Smith University educational sessions.
The A. O. Smith University class schedule is flexible month-to-month, and sessions are offered on a variety of topics, including residential, commercial, tankless, and heat pump water heaters. This February, classes will include the following:
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, most classes have shifted to a virtual learning format. Thanks to the state-of-the-art broadcast studio located in Ashland City, instructors can provide real-time, full-scope demonstrations on a range of A. O. Smith products. Attendees continue to receive the benefit of hands-on training in this virtual environment.
“Providing educational classes to our customers is a priority at A. O. Smith. With the virtual learning format, we’re reaching a wider range of customers, said Jason Leonard, A. O. Smith marketing technology and training manager. “This month, we focus on electric water heating. We know that electric units are increasing in popularity, and we want to ensure that we’re providing courses that enhance our customers’ knowledge of this technology.
The company has two state-of-the-art training facilities, located in Ashland City and Johnson City, Tenn., which held primarily virtual training sessions over the past two years with more than 130,000 combined participants. Both facilities are utilized to train technicians, contractors, and product representatives on a variety of products and topics.
Classes are taught on a two-way meeting platform, and there is a 50-person cap placed on all sessions to ensure participants have a high-level of engagement with instructors, as well as the opportunity to ask questions. This approach helps maintain A. O. Smith University’s focus on techniques and skills to help grow contractors’ careers.
To view the full class schedule and for further information, visit university.hotwater.com/virtual-campus/.
A. O. Smith Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of residential and commercial water heaters. A. O. Smith offers its customers an additional advantage in that the company designs, builds, distributes and supports the world’s broadest and deepest line of residential and commercial water heaters, as well as commercial boilers. This single-source concept simplifies ordering, installation and service and is backed by 80 years of research and innovation. For the most up-to-date A. O. Smith news, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and visit www.hotwater.com.