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July 11, 2022
6 Reasons You Should Complete an ICF Training

As insulated concrete forms (ICFs) permeate the construction market, proper installation is essential to achieving a successful build and the long-term performance and extreme durability that these walls tout. Not to fear though. Nudura’s ICF training is an introductory course that will quickly increase your confidence in working with ICF solutions from ICF foundations, ICF garages, and even ICF pools. If you haven’t already registered or finished your course, here are the top 6 reasons to complete an ICF training course.


1. Easy to understand ICF education

Nudura’s ICF training is a foundational course, so you don’t have to be a technical expert to grasp the information. While the content is geared towards installers and contractors, any building or design professional is welcome to attend and will gain valuable ICF knowledge. Note that we also offer AIA courses for those who wish to learn about ICFs and earn CEUs. Plus, if you ever have any additional questions, we have a range of online resources and a dedicated distributor network to assist. Contact Nudura to find a distributor in your area.

contractors looking at icf block2. Expand your business opportunities with ICFs

If your business doesn’t currently specialize in ICF building or design, this training is a great first step. great way to test out the waters and see if it would be a good fit for your team. Offering services related to ICFs will help you expand your portfolio and remain competitive as more owners seek ICFs for their energy-efficiency and disaster resiliency. Plus, once you complete the course, you can share publicly that you are a Nudura-trained installer!

3. Versatility with In-Person and Online ICF training

To help busy residential construction professionals, Nudura’s ICF training can be completed in-person in one day or online on your own time. Whatever best fits your schedule and learning style. For live sessions, you can register to attend a pre-scheduled session or request that Nudura comes to your city.

4. Update your ICF skillset

As the construction industry and consumer needs change, ICF products develop new features and accessories to ease the design and installation processes. So even if you have successfully completed ICF installs in the past, you will still come away from the course with new learnings. In addition, if you are experienced in ICFs but have hired new employees, you can get them up to speed quickly with this training.

5. Benefits of an ICF Estimator Tool

After successfully completing the training program, you will get enhanced access to Nudura’s Estimator Program. Here you can enter project-specific dimensions and layouts to estimate the amounts needed of Nudura ICF forms and accessory products, flashing for wall penetrations, parging material, window and door bucks, and below-grade waterproofing. With the expanded features, you can save and archive these estimates, set pricing for the products, and export a project summary to share with other interested parties.

6. Earn Continuing Education Credits

Our ICF training course, both online and in-person, is eligible for continuing education units (CEUs) and continuing professional development (CPD) points! Architects can earn 5 AIA LU/HSW CEUs and home builders can get 7 CPD points approved by the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) of British Columbia. 

For more details on what you’ll learn at Nudura’s ICF training, view our blog post, What to Expect From an ICF Training Course.


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