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ICF Training


The Installation Training Session is a one-day training 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

24 seats only

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.

Toronto 2018 Schedule:

  • Saturday May 12, 2018 (Class Completely Booked)
  • Saturday June 2, 2018
  • Saturday June 23, 2018
  • Saturday July 21, 2018
  • Saturday September 8, 2018
  • Saturday October 13, 2018
  • Saturday November 17, 2018
Advanced reservation required:
To register online, please click here.
For more information please contact Customer Services at 1 877 470 9991.

British Columbia 2018 Schedule:

The EPS & Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) Training will will an all-day, 8 hours session, from 8.30 am to 5 pm. We have limited seats, do make sure you RSVP online.

  • May 10th: Burnaby Winter Club, 4990 Canada way, Burnaby BC, V5G 1M4

Register Here. 

In case of any queries you can contact the trainer Pat Cymbala at  1 877 470 9991 Ext 143.

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.