Continuing Education

Continuing Education with Formica Group

Formica Group offers a variety of AIA, IDCEC, and HSW approved courses to help fulfill your continuing education requirements.

Please visit our CEU Events page to view our upcoming in-person and online courses or to request a private course for your group.

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Current Courses

New & Affordable Surface Options for Housing

When it comes to specifying products for interior surfaces in housing, architects and interior designers have a wide range of choices. This course will explore different surface options, their key characteristics, and how they may be used in residential projects. In this context, the course will address the many benefits high-pressure laminate products offer as a surface option.
Accredited by: AIA, HSW, IDCEC

Specifying Solid Surfacing Materials

Solid Surface was first introduced more than 50 years ago and remains a strong option for both residential and commercial surfacing. From bathroom and kitchen counters to high-traffic transaction counters in retail environments or wet areas in healthcare, solid surfacing is a functional, stylish and durable option. This course will examine how solid surfaces are made, their key features and benefits, and common applications.
Accredited by: AIA, IDCEC

Healthcare Surfaces: Marrying Function with Design

How cutting-edge surfacing products create hygiene, durability, and beauty in hospitals, healthcare facilities, and pediatrician offices
Accredited by: AIA, HSW, IDCEC

Hard Walls, High Style: Decorative Protection Panels Bring Style, Durability, Resiliency, and Safety to Commercial Settings

Commercial spaces require vertical surfaces that are durable, long-lasting, impact resistant, and stylish. They must have industrial strength, but exude the latest trendy ambiance. Our focus today is on decorative protection panels that take the idea of high-pressure laminates to the next level, replacing the kraft paper core with a durable and resilient fiberglass core. This course explores this next generation of durable wall panels.
Accredited by: AIA, HSW, IDCEC

Blurred Spaces / Blurred Spaces 2.0

A presentation on future living that is driven by changes in society for global and local consideration. The Formica Group design staff has gathered this information to help develop a roadmap to understand the resulting trends and to drive new product development for future spaces. This course was updated to version 2.0 after the covid-19 pandemic interrupted many elements of life, including design.
Accredited by: AIA, IDCEC

Inspired By Wood

Wood basics and how to preserve the natural beauty in laminate
Accredited by: AIA, HSW, IDCEC

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