I. What is Ant Training Academy (ATA)?
Bitmain has been keeping eyes on the dissemination of its product knowledge and the inheritance of technological capabilities since the establishment in 2013. Bitmain has been committed to enhancing the integral standard of the related personnel and promoting the ecological sustainable development in this field with its initial internal training and the ‘VIP Customers Maintenance Training’ launched in 2017.
‘Ant Training Academy’ is a training service upgrading project (hereinafter referred to as ‘Ant Academy’ or ‘Academy’) launched by Bitmain based on years of knowledge dissemination and technology inheritance and accumulation. It is the sole training institution and certification authority officially certified by Antminer. Currently, the core course of our academy is maintenance training, with its purpose of allowing more participants to further develop the skills needed in maintaining Antminers and later more training courses will be launched in accordance with various needs.
II. When does ATA begin?
ATA begins when the number of registered participants reaches 16 for each quarter of the year (Successful registrants will be set in accordance with payment order). The duration of each training period is two weeks.
Company Add: Building No.7, Pengcheng Logistics Park, Shajing Subdistrict，Bao'an District ,Shenzhen, China
Training Site: Maintenance Training Room on the Fourth Floor, Shenzhen Century Cloud Core Technologies Ltd.
III. What will you learn in ATA?
ATA provides Level 1 and Level 2 Maintenance Training Courses:
|Course Level||Entry Requirements||Course Content||Examination|
|Level 1 Maintenance Training||Working experience in mining farm operation and maintenance||· Operating principles of miners
· Installation of miners
· Malfunction analysis
· Miner maintenance
· Mining farm operation and maintenance, etc.
Level 1: Welding examination
Level 1: Comprehensive examination (includes theories and number of repaired miners)
|Level 2 Maintenance Training||1. Working experience in mining farm operation and maintenance||· Operating principle of miners
· Installation of miner
· Malfunction analysis
· Advanced miner maintenance
· Mining farm operation and maintenance, etc.
Level 2: Welding examination
Level 2: Comprehensive examination (includes theories and number of repaired miners)
IV. What will you receive after successfully completing the ATA course?
Successful participants will receive a “Certificate of Accomplishment” corresponding to their skill level. ATA certificates will be used as the global standards in classifying an individual’s maintenance ability to repair Antminers. The certificate shall also be used in reference to set an individual’s maintenance fee price. In addition, extra awards have also been prepared for excellent participants of each period!
The information below is achievements levels and further accomplishments
|Certificate Name||Issue To||Certificate Significance||Related Award|
|Level 1 Qualification||The participant who has passed the graduation examination of the level 1 course||Basic miner maintenance ability||Authorization to buy materials|
|Level 2 Qualification||The participant who has passed the graduation examination of the level 2 course||Advanced miner maintenance ability||Authorization to buy materials|
|Excellent Performance||The participant who has passed the graduation examination and ranked second and third in the training examination of current period||Outstanding performance in the current training period||Authorization to buy materials|
|Top Performance||The participant who has passed the graduation examination and ranked first in the training examination of current period||Best performance in the current training period||
Authorization to buy materials; enjoy the reduction or exemption of all training fees (for the fees that have been paid only)
V. How much is the fee?
In order to ensure the training quality and to provide better service to participants, The Antminer Training Academy will charge a fee as follows (currently fees for all courses are the same):
International Maintenance Training Package
|Service Content||Fee (USD)|
(Basic Package + Accommodation + Dinner)
Each participant needs to bring 1 computer, 1 USB disk (16G), 4 microSD cards(8G),1 adapter(for tester) and 1 card reader.
Referencial Purchase Link
|4||Adapter for Hashboard Tester||1||/|
VI. How to apply to join ATA?
Apply online through official website：https://shop.bitmain.com/support/apply/create
Contact Antminer sales for more help now!
Europe, Middle East&CIS：email@example.com
North, Central, South America：firstname.lastname@example.org
VII. Matters needing attention during the stay at Ant Academy
1. Participant information must be consistent with that in the application form. Identification cards will be checked before entering the factory.
2. Suitcases are not allowed into the factory.
3. Smoking and Picture taking are strictly prohibited in the factory. Once found in violation, the individual’s test qualification will be immediately cancelled.
4. Training time: 8:30~19:00. Participants who arrive late (3 times) or leave early (3 times) will lead to the cancellation of the test qualification.
5. It is not allowed to go out to smoke, eat or sleep at the work station, or loiter in other places during the training.
6. Do not leave the toolbox under table and keep work station clean.
7. Cheating is strictly prohibited during the examination; Participants are not allowed to repair the miner before the examination.
8. It is strictly forbidden to cheat and take the test. If the violations are found in the examination, the examination will be cancelled and the results will be invalid.
9. Tools, miners, scrap boards that are lost after signing up will have to be compensated according to the cost of the materials.
10. Intentional damage to materials will have to be compensated according to the cost of the materials.
*Training arrangement will be set according to the participant’s payment order, and the paid tuition is nonrefundable.
*Once the participant confirms the training schedule and decides to change the date, the participant MUST apply for rescheduling at least 10 days before the commencement date of the current training. If the participant is unable to attend the training due to personal reasons, he/she will be deemed to have given up the current training, The expenses paid shall not be extended or refunded. Please report to the designated location on time in accordance with the notification time. The after-sales service center will assume that the training qualification is waived if you fail to arrive at the training site on the specified date.
*Once the participant confirms the training schedule and decides to change the participant, the participant MUST apply for replacement at least 10 days before the commencement date of the current training. If the participant is unable to attend the training due to personal reasons, he/she will be deemed to have given up the current training, The expenses paid shall not be extended or refunded. The participant must present valid certificate such as ID card for entry admission. If there is no name on the entry form, admission shall be denied.