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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, M2H 2E2
Marty McCartney, Amvic Inc.
8:30am – 5pm
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 April 30 2016
  • Saturday May 28 2016
  • Saturday June 25 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

8:30 am – 4:30 pm
$85 US. Includes all materials, beverages, snacks and a catered lunch.

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

More information:
Including a schedule of upcoming seminars, locations, and registration, visit Amvic-Pacific.