ICPI – NCMA Training Schedule

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ICPI Program Details

ICPI LEVEL I CONCRETE PAVER INSTALLER CERTIFICATION

All programs 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Lunch Provided 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Please contact the Local Branch for Directions and Hotel Reservation information.

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REASONS FOR CERTIFICATION
1. Meet industry guidelines.
2. Reduce costs.
3. National promotions.
4. Pavestone promotion.
5. Meet customer expectations.
6. Meet designer/specifier expectations.
7. Benefit your bottom line.
8. Evaluation process.
9. Dispute resolution.
10. Justify your price.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
• Job planning and layout
• Soil classification
• Soil compaction
• Bedding and joint sand
• Safety
• Maintenance Management
• Specialty Applications
• Paver selection and installation
• Use of labor-saving specialty tools
• Edge restraints
• Base material selection and compaction
• Contract basics
• Estimating and job costing

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• Company owners and principals
• Job superintendents
• Forepersons and supervisors
• Crew leaders
• Crew members (with one year
minimum experience)

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
• Knowledge.
• Recognition.
• Promotion.
• On-going support.

NCMA Program Details

CSRWI

SRW Installer Course and Certification Program

All programs 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Lunch Provided 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Please contact the Local Branch for Directions and Hotel Reservation information.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
• Understand history and advantages of Segmental Retaining Walls
• Understand SRW units, soils, and geosynthetics
• Learn industry-recommended guidelines for SRW installation
• Learn the effects of water and compaction
• Understand necessary equipment and tool selection
• Understand effective job planning and site preparation

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• SRW System Installers
• SRW Installer Foremen, Estimators and Owners
• Design/Build Landscape Contractors

WHAT IS PROVIDED:
• Student Manual
• All course materials, including NCMA Industry Guidelines for SRW Installation
• Certified SRW Installer Exam (80% required to become certified)
• Lunch
• Each candidate who completes the SRW Installer Course (or equivalent education) and passes the certification exam is certified as a Certified SRW Installer (CSRWI). This credential is highly valued by customers.

NCMA
The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) is the national trade association representing producers and suppliers in the concrete masonry industry. Founded in 1918, NCMA represents block producers throughout the United States and Canada and serves international members throughout the world. Member companies produce standard block, architectural block, concrete brick, segmental retaining wall units, articulated concrete block and other specialty products. www.ncma.org

Pavestone Company
Pavestone Company is the nationʼs largest producer of interlocking concrete pave stones and segmental retaining walls. We are proud to initiate again our ongoing series of education development programs to increase the quality of construction and business practices within the hardscape industry. Pavestone Company prides itself in its contribution to the industry thru the expansion of product awareness, knowledge and applicability in the hardscape marketplace.

Now in their 30th year of operation, Pavestone Company has established its position as the dominant leader in the education and application of pave stones, retaining walls and erosion control systems. Our 16 manufacturing branches and distributors provide national distribution to design professionals, contractors, and end users. Our dedicated effort to provide training, educational programs, contractor certification sponsorship and overall product support is unequaled in the industry. www.pavestone.com

Anchor Wall Systems, Inc.
Based in Minneapolis, MN, Anchor Wall Systems, Inc. is a designer and licensor of flexible, cost-effective, high-quality concrete retaining wall solutions for a wide variety of commercial, municipal and residential landscaping projects worldwide. Manufactured to the highest quality standards,Anchor brand products are beautiful, economical and long-lasting. They provide an attractive, environmentally sound alternative to landscape timbers and rock walls and help control soil movement and erosion. The patented pinless system of integral locator lips, or locators, makes for fast and easy installation, and a beautiful, long-lasting finished product. www.anchorwall.com

SEMINAR INSTRUCTORS:
All instructors have been authorized by NCMA to teach the SRW Installer Course and proctor the CSRWI certification exam. Instructors will offer insight into design considerations for a better understanding of the technical side of wall engineering. Instructors will also advise attendees about practical and intuitive approaches to the construction of segmental retaining walls.