WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
+ Understand history and advantages of Segmental Retaining Walls
+ Understand the role of segmental retaining wall units and soil reinforcement
+ Learn minimum industry standards for SRW installation
+ Review effective equipment and tool selection and basic personnel management
+ Learn basic soil identification and selection, and understand importance and principles of soil compaction.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
+ Design/Build Landscape Contractors
+ SRW System Installers
+ SRW Installer Foreman, Estimator and Owners
+ SRW Technical Sales Representatives
WHAT IS PROVIDED
+ Student Manual
+ Level I SRW Certification Exam (80% required for certificate)
7:30 am On-site registration
8:00 am Program begins
5:00 pm Program ends
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
All instructors have successfully completed the NCMA certification and are approved to deliver the segmental retaining wall (SRW) installation modules. Course instructors include engineers, wall installation contractors, and manufacturing representatives who are experienced in the design and construction of SRWs.
Our instructors’ collective experience provides a strong understanding about the system components of an SRW structure.
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.
These companies produce standard block, architectural block, concrete brick, segmental retaining wall unit, articulated concrete block and other specialty products. www.ncma.org
NCMA certification is one of the requirements to become a Belgard Authorized Contractor. At Belgard, we've earned a reputation for top-notch service and quality products that exceed industry standards.
As a Belgard Authorized Contractor, you're part of an elite partnership, backed by a highly visible national marketing presence, best in class service and quality, and comprehensive technical support and training. Because of this, you will have the confidence that comes with representing America's premier hardscape brand. As a Belgard Authorized Contractor, you’ll not only install the finest paver and wall products on the market, you’ll have access to extensive technical and design resources to assist you in meeting – and ultimately in exceeding – your customers’ expectations.
In addition, we help our Authorized Contractors stay ahead of the competition with innovative sales tools like Belgard Design Studio, Belgard Virtual Agency, and Belgard Preferred Payment. Learn more about the BAC Program at Belgard Resource Center