Microdesk Selected as Training Provider for Contract Services Administration Trust FundLOS ANGELES, March 6, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Microdesk, a leading provider of business and technology consulting services to help firms successfully plan, design, build and operate land and buildings, today announced its expansion into the entertainment industry by offering training courses on leading design software and applications for professionals in media, television, and entertainment in the Los Angeles, California area. Through the Contract Services Administration Training Trust Fund (CASTTF), Microdesk will serve as a local training provider for the Multi-Local Skills Training Group (MLSTG), which is comprised of 12 locals from three entertainment unions in the Southern California area.
Course participants will learn both fundamental and advanced techniques that support the development of creative ideas and methodologies that are at the core of entertainment production. The hands-on training programs will launch with beginner to intermediate level courses.
Classes will be offered for such programs as:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Director
- Adobe Premiere
- Autodesk Maya
- Autodesk Mudbox
Microdesk will also offer certification preparation and testing for AutoCAD, Maya, Photoshop, Premiere and 3D Studio Max.
"Having more than 20 years experience with architecture, engineering and construction design software and technology, Microdesk brings a unique perspective to those looking to advance their knowledge with these tools in the entertainment industry," said Michael DeLacey, principal of Microdesk. "Our trainers are experts on these applications and can tailor our programs for a variety of sectors, including media & entertainment. We are looking forward to our partnership with the Multi-Local Skills Training Group and Contract Services Administration Trust Fund in helping the entertainment industry master the techniques of design."
For additional information, please visit: http://www.microdesk.com/csattf
Microdesk is a design technology consultancy that combines the leading software tools from Autodesk, Oracle, Google, Adobe and ESRI, with the latest methods, including Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design & Construction, to provide business and technology consulting services to help firms successfully plan, design, build and operate land and buildings. Microdesk is a member of the Autodesk and ESRI Developer Networks, a leading Autodesk and Oracle Primavera partner, and operates Autodesk, Oracle and Google Authorized Training Centers. Microdesk has 11 offices nationwide, located in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, New York, Pennsylvania, Chicago and Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.microdesk.com.