The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA), in cooperation with Ardex Americas and nora systems, has announced the continuation of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program.

Ardex and nora have pledged to offer a total of four Bruce Newbrough Scholarships this year. The first of four scholarships, one each quarter, will be awarded in March.

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's 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. According to the association, this is the foundation on which FCICA was built and the reason that Bruce was a dedicated ambassador of this organization.

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.

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