National Certificate for EIFS Mechanics

AWCI EIFS Doing It Right Certified EIFS mechanic

This category is for EIFS mechanics who want to improve their understanding and knowledge of EIFS. Those who successfully complete the course will have a greater perspective and more pride and confidence in their work. As a result, the building owner gets an EIFS installation made with a trained work force, and the contractor gains from an informed employee and an improved bottom line.

Target Participants

Mechanics, foremen and superintendents who already have skills and experience applying EIFS and who want to expand their knowledge.

Two Pre-Qualifications for Acceptance

Those who meet the following criteria may apply for the EIFS Mechanics' category:

  1. Minimum of one year of application experience installing EIFS in the field, OR completion of the EIFS instruction portion of a qualified plastering apprenticeship program.
  2. Ability to read and understand English at a sixth-grade level. (It is preferred that participants also have the ability to read blueprints.)
  • Five-year certificate upon completing the course and passing the assessments.
  • Improved application quality.
  • Fewer callbacks.
  • Improved EIFS insurance negotiations.
  • Increase the employer's competitive edge.
  • Learn what doesn't work and the negative consequences.
  • Manage risk by reducing exposure and liability.
  • Ensure consistency of standards in job performance.
  • Employer may be eligible for the EIFSmart Contractor Seal
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