Upcoming Certification Training Schedule

For Contractors

A contractor with adequate training ensures a top-quality wall can be built. Our on-going certification program brings vital information to you about the expanding demand for stackable block walls. Classes are scheduled periodically throughout the United States and Canada and are ideal for those who are looking for top-quality information and training on Allan Block Products. Check below for upcoming classes in your area.


Scheduled Classes
ICPI Accredited Classes

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request training in your area.


United States


CALIFORNIA  -  Tracy

April 2, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Calstone Manufacturing Plant - Tracy: 426 East Grant Line Road, Tracy, CA, 95376

Sign-in:  8:00 AM  Class Time:  8:30 AM - 2:00PM

Cost:  FREE

The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. In addition, the course will explore principals of wall design, how segmental retaining wall products work, reasons why walls fail as well as teach proper construction methods. Materials and lunch will be provided. Wear appropriate clothing for hand-on training portion of the class.

Please contact Ashley Kaul with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (408) 984-8800   or   E-Mail:   ashleykaul@calstone.com

Register By: March 31, 2020

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CALIFORNIA  -  Tracy

October 8, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Holiday Inn Express, 17035 Condit Rd, Morgan Hill for classroom training and sign-in. Then Calstone San Martin Plant at - 13775 Llagas Ave, San Martin, CA for hand on portion.

Sign-in:  8:00 AM  Class Time:  8:30 AM - 2:00PM

Cost:  FREE

The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. In addition, the course will explore principals of wall design, how segmental retaining wall products work, reasons why walls fail as well as teach proper construction methods. Materials and lunch will be provided. Wear appropriate clothing for hand-on training portion of the class.

Please contact Ashley Kaul with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (408) 984-8800   or   E-Mail:   ashleykaul@calstone.com

Register By: October 6, 2020

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INDIANA  -  South Bend

February 27, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Kuert Concrete, 3402 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN.

Sign-in:  7:30 am EST  Class Time:  8:00 am - 3 pm EST

Cost:  $25

The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. Class includes professional hands-on training, all training materials and lunch. Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. There is a training on pavers offered day before this class.

Please contact Julie Walker with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  574-232-9911   or   E-Mail:   julie@kuert.com or  E-Mail:  mark@kuert.com

Register By: February 24, 2020

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INDIANA  -  Terre Haute

March 18, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Tulip Farms, 1850 E Davis Drive, Terre Haute, IN

Sign-in:  7:30 am EST  Class Time:  8:00 am - 3 pm EDT

Cost:  $35

The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. Class includes professional hands-on training, all training materials and lunch. Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. There is a training on pavers offered day before this class.

Please contact Cody Welsh with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  217-822-1808   or   E-Mail:   cwelsh@thetulipcompany.com

Register By: March 16, 2020

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KENTUCKY  -  Florence

March 25, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Class will begin at Indiana Wesleyan University Florence campus. After lunch, students will travel to Star Building Materials where the hands-on portion of the class will be conducted.

Sign-in:  7:30 am EST  Class Time:  8:00 am EST

Cost:  25

Register online at https://readingrock.com/contact-us/certification-classes or contact Carolyn Nutter at 513.874.2345 to reserve your spot today!

Please contact Carolyn Nutter with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  513-326-2976   or   E-Mail:   nutterc@readingrock.com

Register By: March 23, 2020

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MICHIGAN  -  Cadillac

March 19, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Evergreen Resort, 7880 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, MI

Sign-in:  7:30 a.m.  Class Time:  8:00 a.m.

Cost:  $40.00

The cost includes professional training, all training materials, continental breakfast, morning break and lunch. As always there is a raffle with give-a-ways! Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. Registration for the class will close three days prior to the day of the event. Please contact Melissa Kline with payment arrangements.

Please contact Melissa Kline with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (269) 370-4416   or   E-Mail:   makline@consumersconcrete.com

Register By: February 4, 2020

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MICHIGAN  -  Grand Rapids

March 18, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Holiday Inn Express, 310 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Sign-in:  7:30 a.m.  Class Time:  8:00 a.m.

Cost:  $40.00

The cost includes professional training, all training materials, continental breakfast, morning break and lunch. As always there is a raffle with give-a-ways! Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. Registration for the class will close three days prior to the day of the event. Please contact Melissa Kline with payment arrangements.

Please contact Melissa Kline with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (269) 370-4416   or   E-Mail:   makline@consumersconcrete.com

Register By: February 4, 2020

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MICHIGAN  -  Holland

March 24, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Holiday Inn Express, 12381 Felch St., Holland, MI

Sign-in:  7:30 a.m.  Class Time:  8:00 a.m.

Cost:  $40.00

The cost includes professional training, all training materials, continental breakfast, morning break and lunch. As always there is a raffle with give-a-ways! Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. Registration for the class will close three days prior to the day of the event. Please contact Melissa Kline with payment arrangements.

Please contact Melissa Kline with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (269) 370-4416   or   E-Mail:   makline@consumersconcrete.com

Register By: February 4, 2020

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MICHIGAN  -  Lansing

April 2, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  MITA Building, 2937 Atrium Dr., Suite 100, Okemos, MI

Sign-in:  7:30 a.m.  Class Time:  8:00 a.m.

Cost:  $40.00

The cost includes professional training, all training materials, continental breakfast, morning break and lunch. As always there is a raffle with give-a-ways! Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. Registration for the class will close three days prior to the day of the event. Please contact Melissa Kline with payment arrangements.

Please contact Melissa Kline with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (269) 370-4416   or   E-Mail:   makline@consumersconcrete.com

Register By: February 4, 2020

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MICHIGAN  -  Stevensville

March 5, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Comfort Suites, 2633 West Marquette Woods Rd, Stevensville, MI

Sign-in:  7:30 a.m.  Class Time:  8:00 a.m.

Cost:  $40.00

The cost includes professional training, all training materials, continental breakfast, morning break and lunch. As always there is a raffle with give-a-ways! Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session. Registration for the class will close three days prior to the day of the event. Please contact Melissa Kline with payment arrangements.

Please contact Melissa Kline with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (269) 370-4416   or   E-Mail:   makline@consumersconcrete.com

Register By: February 4, 2020

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MINNESOTA  -  Bloomington

March 31, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Allan Block Headquarters: 7424 W. 78th Street, Bloomington, MN 55439

Sign-in:  7:30 AM  Class Time:  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Cost:  $30.00

Class includes professional hands-on training, all training materials and lunch. Please wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for participation in the hands-on session.

Please contact Jay Huisken with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (612) 290-6439   or   E-Mail:   jhuisken@amconconcreteproducts.com or  E-Mail:  cjulius@allanblock.com

Register By: March 30, 2020

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MINNESOTA  -  Rochester

February 20, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Class Location: Cemstone Supply 3705 Enterprise Dr SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Sign-in:  7:30 AM  Class Time:  8:00 AM - 3 PM

Cost:  $30.00

The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. In addition, the course will explore principals of wall design, how segmental retaining wall products work, reasons why walls fail as well as teach proper construction methods. Materials and lunch will be provided. Wear appropriate clothing for hand-on training portion of the class.

Please contact Chad Grande with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (507) 252-1129   or   E-Mail:   cgrande@cemstone.com

Register By: February 17, 2020

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NEW JERSEY  -  Freehold

February 26, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  VFW of Freehold, 50 Waterworks Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728

Sign-in:  8 am  Class Time:  8:30 am - 3 pm

Cost:  $35.00

The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. Cost includes professional hands-on training, all training materials and hot breakfast and lunch. Come dressed in appropriate attire for participation in the hands-on session

Please contact Maribel Malave with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  732-751-3865   or   E-Mail:   mmalave@claytonsonline.com

Register By: February 20, 2020

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NEW YORK  -  Castleton

March 5, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Comfort Inn & Suites 99 Miller Rd, Castleton, NY

Sign-in:  7:30 AM  Class Time:  8:00 AM - 3:00PM

Cost:  $50.00

This course is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge and learn practical skills that have helped thousands of professionals build their SRW wall construction business. As the industry continues to grow and advance, the requirements for contractors to be certified in SRW practices is becoming the standard and is part of the Best Practices Design initiative for zero wall failures. This course is nationally accredited to fulfill this requirement while providing valuable information and hands-on experience.

Please contact Annette Woodside with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  5187916605   or   E-Mail:   awoodside@zappalablock.com or  E-Mail:  awoodside@zappalablock.com

Register By: February 28, 2020

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OHIO  -  Columbus

February 26, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Class will be held at Reading Rock+CCL on 1150 Sullivant Avenue., Columbus, OH. Register here or at readingrock.com or call 513.326.2976.

Sign-in:  7:30 am  Class Time:  8 AM - 3 PM

Cost:  $50.00

Learn from the experts when you attend our AB Certified Contractor Class. The class will introduce you to the Allan Block product line and teach the advantages of segmental retaining walls. In addition, the course will explore principals of wall design, how segmental retaining wall products work, reasons why walls fail as well as teach proper construction methods. This course is tailored for an installer, foreman or anyone else interested in learning more about segmental retaining walls. Discounts available for 5+ attendees from same company.

Please contact Carolyn Nutter with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  513-326-2976   or   E-Mail:   nutterc@readingrock.com

Register By: February 22, 2020

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OREGON  -  Wilsonville

March 5, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Holiday Inn: 25425 SW 95th Ave Wilsonville, OR 97070

Sign-in:  7:30 AM  Class Time:  8 AM - 4 PM

Cost:  $50.00 - disc. for groups of 5 or more

There will be a hands on portion of the class, so please wear the appropriate clothing. Continental Breakfast and full Lunch will be provided.

Please contact Tanner Weston with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  (541) 233-7856   or   E-Mail:   tanner@oregonblock.com

Register By: March 3, 2020

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WASHINGTON  -  Spokane Valley

February 20, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Hosted By White Block Company at the SCC - Apprenticeship and Journeyman Training Facility - 2110 N Fancher Way, Spokane Valley WA . This Facility is approximately 2 blocks from White Block Company.

Sign-in:  7:45 AM  Class Time:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Cost:  35.00 plus tax

Cost of the class includes an Allan Block Contractor Binder, a full day of training for the proper construction of an AB Wall, as well as using the AB Estimating Software. Wear appropriate apparel for hands on portion of training. Lunch is included.

Please contact Derek Jones with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  509-534-0651   or   E-Mail:   blockhead@whiteblockcompany.com or  E-Mail:  info@whiteblockcompany.com

Register By: February 18, 2020

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Canada


BRITISH COLUMBIA  -  Nanaimo

February 25, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Slegg Building Materials, 4950 Jordan Road, Nanaimo, BC

Sign-in:  7:30 am  Class Time:  8 am - 4 pm

Cost:  $60 Per (plus GST)

Class includes professional classroom and hands-on training for retaining wall design, estimating and bidding. Bring gloves and wear suitable clothing for outside construction work. DON’T FORGET YOUR PPE - Protective Boots, Eyewear, Hard Hat and Safety Vest. Continental breakfast and full lunch will be provided.

Please contact Bruce Stickney, Chris Carroll with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  778-836-2756 or 604-616-8191   or   E-Mail:   bruce.stickney@oldcastle.com or  E-Mail:  chris.carroll@oldcastle.com

Register By: February 21, 2020

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BRITISH COLUMBIA  -  Victoria

February 27, 2020

Class Details

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Location:  Slegg Building Materials, 2901 Sooke Rd, Victoria, BC

Sign-in:  7:30 am  Class Time:  8 am - 4 pm

Cost:  $60 Per (plus GST)

Class includes professional classroom and hands-on training for retaining wall design, estimating and bidding. Bring gloves and wear suitable clothing for outside construction work. DON’T FORGET YOUR PPE - Protective Boots, Eyewear, Hard Hat and Safety Vest. Continental breakfast and full lunch will be provided.

Please contact Bruce Stickney, Chris Carroll with any questions regarding this class.

Phone:  778-836-2756 or 604-616-8191   or   E-Mail:   bruce.stickney@oldcastle.com or  E-Mail:  chris.carroll@oldcastle.com

Register By: February 21, 2020

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United Kingdom




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Australia




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New Zealand




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