Accreditation Webinars Available On Demand
Natural Stone Institute
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oberlin, OH, October 23, 2018—A three-part webinar series designed to help companies prepare for earning their Natural Stone Institute Accreditation is now available on demand in the Natural Stone University. All webinars can be found at www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/AccredWebinars.
Natural Stone Institute Accreditation Program Overview
This session includes a holistic overview of the Natural Stone Institute Accreditation Program, including its history and how the program has improved industry standards. Review the three accreditation designations, standards for each, and how to start the accreditation process.
5 Steps to Natural Stone Institute Accreditation
This session includes an in-depth discussion about each step of the accreditation process. Learn how to prepare, gather, and complete each of the steps to earn accreditation. Review what evaluators are looking for during the OSHA voluntary visit, document review stage, and site visit.
Preparing for the Accreditation Exam
Learn tips and get advice from people who have taken and passed the accreditation exam. Discuss how the test was compiled and learn what resources are available to you as you prepare to take the exam. Webinar includes study guides, sample test questions, and test taking strategies to help you pass the exam.
Companies planning to take the Accreditation Exam at StonExpo/Marmomac at TISE should complete these webinars in preparation for the exam. The Accreditation Exam session at TISE, scheduled for Monday, January 21 from 12-5pm, will include a brief overview of the Accreditation Program and an opportunity to take the written accreditation exam. This is an abbreviated exam-only version of the full-day class offered in previous years. To register for this session, please visit www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/TISE19EXAM.
About the Natural Stone Institute
The Natural Stone Institute is a trade association representing every aspect of the natural stone industry. The current membership exceeds 2,000 members in over 50 nations. The association offers a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. Two prominent publications—the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine—raise awareness within the natural stone industry and in the design community for best practices and uses of natural stone. Learn more at www.naturalstoneinstitute.org.