ASGi Level 1 CERTiFiCATiON
Artificial Grass Solutions & Landscape Projects
The ideal candidate to participate in the ASGi Level 1 CERTiFiCATiON Program are individuals who currently own & operate or are employed in the installation of artificial grass and synthetic turf materials, pavers, hardscape and other landscape specialties or general outdoor construction trades. With a good understanding of general building practices and skills – you are in the unique opportunity to pursue education, certification and industry recognition that expand your business options in credible new ways.
With at least 4 years of trade experience, you can become a part of ASGi’s Internationally recognized group of certified installers by submitting your completed application, passing an industry exam and experiencing an ONLiNE course or attending one of our two-day trade workshops at our facilities in Northern California or hosted locations in Southern California or other locations.
ASGi CERTiFiCATiON Program Overview Slides
ONLiNE CourseWare &
Training Workshops Include:
Materials for ASGi CERTiFiED CourseWare – whether online or delivered in our training workshops or hands-on clinics – has been developed by experienced installers for professionals, like you, to use to prepare to expand and enhance your artificial grass business opportunties.
Join ASGi CERTiFiED Members as we promote a high standard of ethics, code of conduct, product quality and structurally sound building practices based upon industry accepted best business practices and permeable surface specifications.
ASGi CERTiFiED CourseWare
LEVEL 1 – Artificial Grass Solutions Includes:
- Product knowledge
- Manufacturing, Styling and Enhancements
- Job materials for fabrics, nail rails and other trim or edge options
- Base preparation
- Compactable Fine and Course Aggregates
- E-Layers and pads
- Anchors & pins
- Mechanical – velcro and hot glues
- Infill – today’s market options (features and benefits)
- Specific hand tools and equipment required
- Materials Handling – service suppliers, forklift handling, inventory and job cost controls
- Design and Estimating – Basics for landscape and lawns
- Estimating – specific conditions and how to optimize materials and reduce waste
- Installation Guidelines – CALGreen & LEED compliance – permeable guidelines
- Installation slides
- Terms, techniques and examples
- Short video of small lawn installation using ASGi Installation Guideline
- Installation slides
- Job planning and documentation – disk with customizable PDF forms included
- Site walk and worksheets
- Design concept and estimate worksheet
- Job cost and Job Jacket preparation
- Specialty Applications and construction tips
- Relevant Health, Safety and Wellness – proper handling of job materials & tools
ASGi Level 1 – CERTiFiCATiON requires:
- Proof of required licensing and insurance, where required
- 4 Years of Trade Expertise and Customer Referrals
- 80% Passing Exam Score – Study and CourseWare Supplied in class or online
- Completed Application and Active ASGi Membership
You Should Attend or Take an ONLiNE Course!
Collective Knowledge: ASGi is your only source of industry knowledge experienced professionals have prepared to share with you – industry guidelines, practices and advances applicable to the construction and installation of professional quality artificial grass projects.
Recognition by Association: Your ASGi CERTiFiCATiON is recognized in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and South Africa – You become part of an internationally recognized installation association: Certificates of program completion will be awarded to all individuals who successfully complete the online courseware or two-day work shop and pass the written exam with a score of 80%+.
Marketing and Member Affiliate Member benefits: Not surprising, an ASGi CERTiFiED installer is a great business partner and ASGi Affiliate members that offer products, services relevant to our industry are ready to work with you. Your ASGi CERTiFiCATE is proof that you invest in yourself and your work and certification can be a powerful marketing tool to your clients by further establishing your credibility as a knowledgeable contractor.
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