ICF Training


The Installation Training Session is a one-day seminar to contractors, architects, owner-builders or homeowners interested in learning about construction using insulating concrete forms (ICF). Classes provide a mixture of lecture presentation and hands-on-demonstration of the basics of construction of residential and light commercial structures using insulating concrete forms (ICF).

The class covers all of the requirements & skills needed to construct the ICF shell of a typical 1-3 story residence or light commercial structure. The course is targeted at professionals, however prospective homeowners with a basic understanding of construction practices will be able to fully participate and benefit from the course.

Specifically the class covers:

  • Features & Benefits of ICF construction
  • Tools required
  • Footing types and preparation
  • Basics of block installation and assembly
  • Rebar placement & installation
  • Window and door installation
  • Top plate/sill & truss/rafter installation
  • Bracing and pouring ICF walls
  • Elevated concrete floors & roofs
  • Utility installation: electrical & plumbing
  • Below grade installation and waterproofing
  • Multi-story applications
  • Wall claddings (stucco, siding, etc.)

Toronto, Ontario

501 McNicoll Ave, Toronto, ON, M2H2E2

Conductor: Marty McCartney, Amvic Inc.

Duration: 8:30am-5pm

Includes: Lunch, refreshments, brochures and basic training materials.

Amvic ICF Technical & Installation Manuals will also be available for purchase.

  • Black and white – $18
  • Full Colour – $80
  • CD – $5

We accept cash and personal cheques. The manual costs will be rebated on the first block order placed with Amvic.

Winter 2016 Schedule:

Saturday July 23 2016, Saturday September 24 2016, Saturday October 29 2016,  Saturday November 26 2016

Advanced reservation required. To register online, please click here.

For more information or to register by phone or e-mail, please contact Customer Services at 1 877 470 9991 .

Northern California & Nevada

Conductor: Amvic-Pacific

Duration: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: $85 US. Includes all materials, beverages, snacks and a catered lunch.

For more information, including a schedule of upcoming seminars, locations, and registration, visit Amvic-Pacific.

Registration accepted online, by fax, mail, or telephone 530-265-9085 .

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