Classes & Curriculum

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ULTRAFLOR TRAINING & CERTIFICATION   

The ULTRAFLOR Training and Certification School is a class designed to introduce participants to the ULTRAFLOR Architectural Polished Concrete Systems designed by Diamatic USA.

The goals of this class are to teach sales personnel and contractors the necessary tools to create an architectural finish on existing concrete or Topping, we call this ULTRAFLOR. This Certification program has been developed utilizing industry standard means and methods that represent current standards and technologies.

Class Overview; (not curriculum)

  • ULTRAFLOR INTRODUCTION & CONCEPTS
  • EQUIPMENT OPERATION
  • DIAMOND TOOLING
  • SAFETY
  • TREATMENTS & CEMENT CHEMISTRY
  • COLORING SYSTEMS
  • POLISHING SCIENCE 
  • SURFACE REFINEMENT
  • KEY MEASUREMENTS
  • SPECIFICATIONS
  • MAINTENANCE
  • SUSTAINABLE CONTRIBUTIONS
  • MOISTURE TOLERANCES
  • SLAB EVALUATION
  • CONCRETE 101

All attendees receive an ULTRAFLOR Certificate upon completion.  ELITE and PLATINUM installers may receive an upgraded certificate based on the company size and qualifications.  ELITE contractors must own a minimum of 10 large platform grinders. PLATINUM contractors own over 20 large platform grinders and perform work at the highest level. Learn more information on the Levels of Installer Certificates

 Cost of class: $495.00

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SILEX CERTIFICATION    

The SILEX school is designed to introduce participants to the SILEX Power Trowel wet polishing system. The goals of this class are to teach sales personnel and contractors the necessary tools to create an architectural finish on existing concrete.  This Certification program has been developed utilizing industry standard means and methods that represent current standards and technologies.  For more information on Silex Systems go to SilexSystems.com 

Class Overview:

  • SILEX SYSTEM INTRODUCTION & CONCEPTS
  • TROWEL OPERATION
  • DIAMOND TOOLING
  • SAFETY
  • TREATMENTS & CEMENT CHEMISTRY
  • POLISHING SCIENCE 
  • SURFACE REFINEMENT
  • KEY MEASUREMENTS / Ra
  • MAINTENANCE
  • SLAB EVALUATION
  • CONCRETE 101

Cost of Class: $495.00

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webinar logo WEBINAR SERIES - ONLINE CLASSES 

Our online webinars offer a number of specific topics for concrete professionals. These webinars are scheduled directly with the program director [email protected] Topics include:

  • ULTRAFLOR RE-CERTIFICATION   This webinar is for already certified installers only that have expired certificates or need their annual re-certification.
     
  • OSHA Silica Rule overview. This webinar is an overview of the new OSHA Silica rule and explains the requirements for OSHA compliance.  Diamatic is not affiliated with OSHA and does not offer any certification with this course, it is educational only.

  • ULTRAFLOR MAINTENANCE. This webinar is designed to give the owner or contractor a look at proper guidelines for maintaining polished concrete flooring.

  • EQUIPMENT & DIAMONDS. This webinar is an overview of Diamatic equipment and diamond tooling.
      
  • SURFACE REFINEMENT.  This webinar talks about surface refinement and the key measurements used to quantify and measure a polished concrete surface.

  • SILEX RE-CERTIFICATION  This webinar is for already certified installers only that have expired certificates or need their annual re-certification.

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  • AIA CES Train the Trainer Webinar

    This is a one hour webinar to train specific installers or architectural representatives to present to architects for our AIA CES Presentation on ground and polished concrete. Attendees must hold a current ULTRAFLOR certification and contact the program director to schedule a session.  [email protected] 


 

AIA LOGOAIA CES PROGRAM   

This is a credited AIA CES program for professional architects. This course is based on industry standards and relevant information. The presentation offers information not found in typical presentations. The level of educational content in this presentation is of the highest level. Our course developer is a voting member on 2 - ACI committees. He is currently the chair person for ACI 310 R13 which deals directly with the subject matter and future industry developments. The course is a one-hour program and offers 1 CEU credit.

  • Understand the definition of ground and polished concrete
  • Understand the type of equipment required for these projects
  • Understand basic diamond tooling
  • Understand how to specify ground and polished concrete
  • Understand densifying chemicals and stain protection
  • Understand coloring systems for ground and polished concrete
  • Understand basic mix design requirements for polished concrete
  • Understand maintenance for ground and polished concrete
  • Understand sustainable contributions for ground and polished concrete

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