NewTek has announced LightWave 8 Training Edition, which includes over $400 (around £220) in vouchers for training materials with a full copy of LightWave 3D 8.

The package has been announced for the US, and includes a full version of LightWave 3D 8, costing $1,595 (around £880) – the same price as the standard package.

Included with Lightwave 3D 8 are 3 coupons for $400 in free training materials from New Riders, Wordware Publishing and Kurv Studios.

NewTek claims that, using the vouchers, users can receive six books, four training videos, and the DVD Kaze: Ghost Warrior, which includes extensive extras on how the independent CGI film was produced.