FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association in cooperation with ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce the next recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship.
Omar Shukri is a national project coordinator with FloorMax USA. “I feel that with my experience, I am capable of accomplishing anything in this field. With [the title Certified Installation Manager,] it will only be beneficial on my journey to my goals,” he said about wanting to become a CIM. “The Bruce Newbrough CIM Scholarship will help me advance with a title to prove my experience and knowledge.”
This scholarship, created in remembrance of Bruce Newbrough from ARDEX Americas, provides for the entire program costs associated with the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program including application, content, and assessment fees.
Scholarship applications are accepted throughout the year; the next scholarship opportunity will be awarded this winter. Applications are available on the FCICA website.
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.
More information about the CIM Program can be found here.
About the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship
The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to floor covering Installation 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.
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 www.fcica.com, or call (248) 661-5015; toll free (877) TO-FCICA.