ARDEX Academy Technical Training, recognized as the best in the flooring and construction industries, has expanded to Vancouver, Canada.
The Western Canada Training Center (WCTA) at 1600 Derwent Way in Delta British Columbia provides classroom and hands-on training for ARDEX high-performance products.
“Our focus is to educate and train those who understand the importance of craftsmanship and aspire to deliver successful results on every project,” says Bill Manus, Business Manager, Canada. “Bringing ARDEX Academy to Vancouver complements our location in Mississauga, Ontario. These investments demonstrate the commitment of ARDEX to support the industry through training and education.”
The nearly 4,000 square-foot facility boasts amenities such as a 70-inch display screen, Wi-Fi access, accessible washrooms, a loading dock and kitchenette. Lunch is provided daily and a dinner for two-day sessions. There is free parking and shuttle service to and from the hotel.
Classes include Tile & Stone Installation Systems, Moisture Control, Underlayments & Toppings, Engineered Concrete Repair Systems, SystemOne™ and Designer Floors. Participants will learn proper substrate preparation and the newest installation techniques. For a complete schedule, go to www.ardexamericas.ca and click on ARDEX Academy.
The Western Canada Training Center is the latest addition to ARDEX Academy in the Americas. There are seven locations in the U.S. (California, Georgia, Illinois, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas). ARDEX Academy trained more than 7,000 professionals in the U.S. and Canada in 2013.