AGENDA (July 14, 2017)
8:00am – 8:30am
Registration / Breakfast
8:30am – 3:30pm  
Instruction
12:00pm – 12:45pm
Lunch
3:45pm – 5:45pm
Certification (Optional)
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Learn how to build Segmental Retaining Walls (SRW) that perform well over time! This one
day program teaches hardscape contractors and installers essential concepts related to the
design, construction, and performance of SRWs, providing the knowledge you need to install
quality walls that meet customer expectations and ensure your long-term success. After
completing the one-day course, attendees will have the option to take the written
certification test and pursue certification accumulating installation experience. (Past
experience can count.)

Who should attend?
Design/Build Landscape Contractors, Installers, Foremen, Estimators and Owners, and Sales
Representatives.

Why a certification program?
You will prove your knowledge of SRW construction practices. Proper training reduces your
risk of job site problems. You will receive 3rd party industry recognition by the National
Concrete Masons Association (NCMA) that you have an understanding of the minimum
requirements. This will be a marketing tool for you on future projects.
Quick Information
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Ohio Landscape Association
9240 Broadview Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
440-717-0002
Toll Free: 800-335-6521
OUR INSTRUCTOR
Cancellations made 8 to 14 days prior to the course start date will be subject to a 30% cancellation fee.  NO refunds will be
issued for cancellations 7 days or less prior to the course, no shows, or cancellations on the day of the course.  If, for any reason,
the course is cancelled, enrollees will be notified, and fees refunded in full.
COST
CLASS & CERTIFICATION TEST
Member
Before Sept. 18 - $249      After Sept. 18 - $279
Non-Member  
Before Sept. 18 - $279      After Sept. 18 - $309

CLASS ONLY (NO TEST)
Member
Before Sept. 18 - $119      After Sept. 18 -$149
Non-Member  
Before Sept. 18 - $149      After Sept. 18 - $179

Register by June 30, 2017 for early bird rates.
Registration closes July 7, 2017. Register online, via email, or call the
OLA at 1-800-335-6521
AUSTIN KEAY / OBERFIELDS
Highly experienced NCMA SRW Trainer, Austin Keay will explain:
  • The history and advantages of Segmental Retaining Walls.
  • The role of segmental retaining wall units and soil
    reinforcement.
  • Basic soil identification and selection, and understand
    importance and principles of soil compaction.
  • Common performance issues and how to avoid them.
  • Learn minimum industry standards for SRW installation.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

REGISTRATION
Segmental Retaining Wall Class & Certification: Nov. 1, 2017
LOCATION
Indiana Wesleyan University
4100 Rockside Road
Independence, OH
44131
COURSE SPONSOR
OLA Members - You will be asked to sign-in with your username and
password to receive the discounted member price on your
registration. If you need password assistance, contact the OLA at
1-800-335-6521 or via email at
password@ohiolandscapers.org.  

Please note: Password assistance is available during normal OLA
business office hours: Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.