Flashing Upgrade Program

Our in-depth Flashing Upgrade Program teaches BAC craftworkers the overall purposes of flashing, types of flashing materials, associated flashing assembly components, proper installation procedures, and expected workmanship standards.



  • Work with masonry craftworkers who understand and appreciate the intent of through-wall flashing systems.
  • Have the advantage of working with masonry craftworkers who can help evaluate flashing materials/details and possibly provide alternative options.
  • Ensure quality masonry flashing system installations for your projects.


  • Increase your work opportunities with a recognized credential included in project specifications.
  • Learn installation tips and tricks for modern masonry through-wall flashing materials and systems.

Specify Masonry Flashing Upgrade Program for trained craftworkers

If you want to be sure the craftworkers on your project are trained under the Masonry Flashing Upgrade Program to create durable assemblies, use our sample specification language.

Division 4 – Masonry

1.4 Submittals

 A. Qualifications

  1. All (or select) project team craftworkers of the Masonry Contractor assigned to this project will be required to have the International Masonry Institute – Flashing Training or equal and to provide evidence of certificate or a letter of the firm’s commitment to enroll key project personnel in the training program prior to the start of the project.

Program Availability

The Masonry Flashing Upgrade Program is offered in the following locations:

  • The BAC/IMI John J. Flynn International Training Center outside Washington, DC
  • Regional and local BAC training centers
  • Job sites for site-specific training on an as-needed basis

Design professionals and project owners can contact IMI for more information about the program or to access a list of qualified contractors in your area. BAC signatory contractors can also contact IMI for additional background or to inquire about employee training. 

BAC craftworkers should contact their local training center or coordinator to inquire about program availability. BAC Local Officers and Training Coordinators can contact IMTEF to enroll members or to get additional information about program availability at the International Training Center. To find out about upcoming classes at the BAC/IMI International Training Center, see the International Masonry Training and Education Foundation’s training calendar.


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