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STC Certified Turf Installer-Landscape Course & Exam

10/24/2018
When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 Saint Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, Ohio  44114
United States
Contact: Synthetic Turf Council
443-640-1067

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The deadline for online registration for the Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) Course has now passed. Onsite registration is not accepted as candidates are required to be pre-qualified. For information on future offerings of the CTI-L Course and Exam, please visit www.syntheticturfcouncil.org and download the Application.

 

Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) Course

The new STC Certified Turf Installer - Landscape Program was developed to help promote industry-recognized best practices for the profession of landscape synthetic turf installation.

This two-year certification is a great opportunity for STC individual members and non-members to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by attaining the highest credential available to synthetic turf landscape installers.

The STC will offer the next Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) Course and Exam on Wednesday, October 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Westin Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, Ohio.  Pre-qualifed candidates will attend a one-day classroom based course and exam. All participants must complete an Application for Certification and meet the minimum eligibility criteria and installation experience in order to attend. The CTI-L course and exam will be held on the final day of the 2018 STC Annual Membership Meeting on October 22-24, 2018 at The Westin Cleveland Downtown.

Course Content

  • Tools
  • Design and planning
  • Ground preparation
  • Infill installation
  • Borders and edging installation
  • Weed barrier installation
  • Base materials installation
  • Turf installation—rolling, cutting, seaming, shaping, and securing
  • Wrap-up
  • Maintenance and repairs

Registration

All participants must complete an Application for Certification and meet the minimum eligibility criteria and installation experience in order to pre-qualify for the course. Please send your completed application to Melanie Taylor, STC Associate Director, at melanie@syntheticturfcouncil.org

The STC Certified Turf Installer - Landscape course and exam will be held on the final day of the 2018 STC Annual Membership Meeting on October 22-24, 2018 at The Westin Cleveland Downtown. If you plan to attend the meeting in addition to the course and exam, the registration fee schedule is listed below.

Fee Structure:
  • Course & Exam—Full STC Member-Builder & Installer or Regional Landscape Installer: $550 per person
  • Course & Exam—Non STC Member Installer: $965 per person
  • Add-on: Meeting Registration for October 22 & 23, 2018—Full STC Member: $365 per person
  • Add-on: Meeting Registration for October 22 & 23, 2018—Non STC Member: $565 per person

Hotel Information

The Westin Cleveland Downtown - Sold out on Tuesday, October 23 (see alternative hotel below)

777 Saint Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114
+1 (888) 627-8085

Call the hotel directly to make a reservation: 1-888-627-8085

The special STC room rate is $179.00 USD per night (plus taxes and fees) at The Westin Cleveland Downtown for all nights except for Tuesday, October 23. STC guests receive complimentary internet in guestrooms and 20% discount on valet parking.

Alternative Hotel Information

Currently, the host hotel is sold out for the night of Tuesday, October 23. If you are booking alternative dates, we can accommodate you at the Westin Cleveland Downtown. If you require a room on Tuesday, October 23, the following is another option for you that is located just across the street (one minute walk):

Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown

1380 East Sixth Street
Cleveland, OH 44114
Telephone: +1 (216) 357-3100

The special STC room rate is $159.00 USD per night (plus taxes and fees) at the Drury Plaza Hotel for October 21-24, 2018. 

If you have questions about the room rate and availability, please contact Melanie Taylor, STC Associate Director, at 443-640-1067 x142 or melanie@syntheticturfcouncil.org.

Travel Information

The Westin Cleveland Downtown is located 12.5 miles or 20 minutes from the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). Average taxi rate for 11-15 miles from the airport is $36.00. Ride Share pick-up is located in the Ground Transportation Center which is located midway between the terminal and Smart Parking Garage. Please follow the signs for ride share from the baggage claim level welcome center. STC guests receive complimentary internet in guestrooms and 20% discount on valet parking at the hotel.

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