• Apply now for a scholarship towards the CIM program!

    November 26, 2018
    FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas, announced that the next quarterly Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship is available for the Certified Installation Manager Program.
    The deadline to submit scholarship applications is December 31, 2018, and the winner will be announced in January. The application is available at https://www.fcica.com/cim-scholarships.
    The scholarship, valued at $1,225, will enable a flooring professional to distinguish themselves from their peers by enrolling in and completing the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program.
    The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to floor covering installation and project managers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to and excellence in proper substrate preparation and installation of floor covering. Bruce Newbrough, as ARDEX Director of Technical Services and later Applications Development, tirelessly utilized every opportunity to further his vision and passion for industry education and training on proper substrate preparation, all for the purpose of achieving successful installations. This is the foundation on which FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association was built and the reason that Bruce was a dedicated ambassador of this organization.
    Individuals interested in applying for the Bruce Newbrough Memorial CIM Scholarship can visit www.fcica.com/CIM to download the application. Questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to Lizzie Taylor at elizabeth@fcica.com.
    About the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program
    The CIM program provides industry-specific training modules led by experts that speak from years of floor covering experience packaged with assessments to confirm the vast knowledge obtained. The program is completely online, allowing users to work at their own pace, on their own time. For more information about the CIM Program, go to http://www.fcica.com/CIM.
    FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM). Providing technical education, business support and industry expert networking. Delivering skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors. FCICA is an international association whose contractor members serve the continental United States, plus Burma and Canada. For more information about FCICA: visit our website www.fcica.com or call 248-661-5015; toll free (877) TO-FCICA.

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    Lizzie Taylor, Director of Programs