CDA Launches New Digital Copper Learning Center

Online learning center offers easily accessible information from copper experts

New York, NY (September 4, 2014) – The Copper Development Association (CDA) announced the launch of a new informational tool, the Copper Learning Center, that provides students and industry professionals easy access to extensive information on copper and its many  applications. This virtual classroom launched with an introductory course geared toward students and industry professionals, both new and experienced. This initial course covers mining, production, and typical applications of copper, as well as its unique properties. It has received approval from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and will earn students one Learning Unit credit hour.

CDA has gathered information from industry experts in order to provide the most accurate information on copper usage. The courses will be organized into concise, engaging and affordable modules that can be accessed on-demand. Future courses will be developed specifically for experienced professionals, and will focus on copper applications in building and construction, as well as sustainable energy.

“We feel that the Copper Learning Center will be a great resource for students and industry professionals alike, because it will provide an extensive, mobile-friendly and self-paced learning network,” said CDA Vice President Robert Weed.

“This learning center will continue to grow, and will provide a platform for other educational opportunities, including online webinars and access to a community of experts that can help users develop as professionals,” said Weed. “We are also working toward offering more Continuing Education credits for these courses, and will be constantly evolving the site to add even more resources for our users.”

Participants can receive a special discount by using the promo code “CU101” when purchasing the first course. If your organization would like to enroll multiple employees in the learning center, please contact the CDA and they will work with you to establish an organizational discount. You may reach out to Kyle Sexton, Program Coordinator for CDA, at

For more information about the Copper Learning Center, watch this informational video, or click here to register for the course.


About the Copper Development Association
The Copper Development Association Inc. is the not-for-profit, market development, engineering and information services arm of the copper industry, chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America. Learn more on our blog. Follow us on Twitter.

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