The Adhered Masonry Veneer Certificate Program (AMV) gives craftworkers knowledge and experience in adhered masonry veneer installation through hands-on application and study in systems and components.
If you want to be sure the craftworkers on your project are trained under AMV, use our sample specification language.
The Adhered Masonry Veneer Certificate Program covers the principles and installation of adhered masonry veneer systems. The learning modules actively engage masonry craftworkers through lecture and hands-on training sessions lead by experienced IMI and IMTEF instructors.
Craftworkers get an overview of the adhered masonry veneer systems, components, and general design principles.
The codes and standards portion covers:
Craftworkers learn about the various types of masonry units, mortar, and grout materials. They’ll also gain information on the accessories and components used in various systems.
In the hands-on portion of the program, craftworkers learn to install the following:
The Adhered Masonry Veneer Certificate Program is offered at The BAC/IMI John J. Flynn International Training Center outside Washington, DC and regional BAC training centers.
Design professionals and project owners can contact IMI for more information about the program or to access a list of qualified contractors in your area. BAC signatory contractors can also contact IMI for additional background or to inquire about employee training.
BAC craftworkers should contact their local training center or coordinator to inquire about program availability. BAC Local Officers and Training Coordinators can contact IMTEF to enroll members or to get additional information about program availability at the International Training Center. To find out about upcoming classes at the BAC/IMI International Training Center, see the International Masonry Training and Education Foundation’s training calendar.
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