The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association has prepared these eight training modules to provide you with an in-depth understanding of our industry and products -- from manufacture to installation.
Over the course of this training, you'll gain a real appreciation for:
- cedar's rich heritage
- its environmental sustainability
- competitive advantages
- its strength and unsurpassed beauty and
- the myriad of "looks" available through various finishes
As a building products sales and marketing professional, you are the "resource" your customers look to for objective information on wood products in general and Western Red Cedar in particular.
The more you know, the more you'll be able to help your customers select the right Cedar grade for their siding, decking, and outdoor building needs. You'll also be able to offer expert advice on fasteners, finishing and maintenance. As a result, you'll be able to generate more sales.
Training Module Subjects
Here are the eight areas you'll be covering:
- Forestry 101 Training
- Wood Properties
- Wood Manufacturing
- Raw Materials
- Wood Products & Grading
- Installation of Cedar Siding, Decking, etc.
- Wood Finishing, Staining & Maintenance
Once you successfully complete these on-line training courses, you'll be awarded a Cedar School Certification from The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association.
We appreciate the opportunity to bring this information to you. more importantly, we appreciate your contribution to "getting the word out" about the premium choice building material - "Real Cedar" available exclusively from Western Red Cedar Lumber Association members.