Product Training

Product and resource training designed for Contractors, Dealer and Installers.

Architecture 14 courses

Reading Architectural Drawings
ONLINE Architecture
Watch this video to understand the basics of reading architectural drawings. **This course is NOT for CEU credit.**

Ceilings 6 courses

Ceilings Module 1: Overview
ONLINE Ceilings
This module is an introduction to ceilings products, focusing on the different types of ceiling systems, where they’re manufactured, how USG and CGC sell the products, names of competitors, and relevant industry organizations.
Ceilings Module 2: Acoustical Panels Performance Attributes
ONLINE Ceilings
This module focuses on USG’s portfolio of acoustical ceiling panel products, with a focus on the performance attributes that the different products offer.
Ceilings Module 3: Acoustical Panels by Category
ONLINE Ceilings
This module reviews the five categories of acoustical ceilings panels sold by USG, each of which have a special set of attributes that makes them appropriate for different applications. The products we sell will also be…
Ceilings Module 4: Grid
ONLINE Ceilings
This module is all about suspension systems, which are also known as “grid.” It covers the components that make up a suspension system, as well as the performance attributes and summary of USG products, including drywall…
Ceilings Module 5: Tile & Grid Installation
ONLINE Ceilings
Now that you are familiar with tile and grid products, this module will go into more detail on how to install those products to make a complete suspended acoustical ceiling.
Ceilings Module 6: Specialty Ceilings
ONLINE Ceilings
Specialty ceilings can take on a variety of forms and enhance the visual dynamics of a space. This module will introduce our specialty ceilings products by type of material.

Wallboard 4 courses

Wallboard Module 1: Overview
ONLINE Wallboard
This module is an introduction to wallboard, focusing on what it is, what it’s made of, how it’s manufactured, and relevant industry organizations.
Wallboard Module 2: USG Portfolio
ONLINE Wallboard
This module focuses on USG’s and CGC’s portfolio of wallboard products, including some common or standard features. We will not get into individual products yet, but instead, this module is meant to give a high level…
Wallboard Module 3: Product Categories
ONLINE Wallboard
This module dives deeper into our wallboard portfolio, by category. Intended uses, features, and benefits of the products in each category will be covered.
Wallboard Module 4: Installation
ONLINE Wallboard
This module addresses some basic information around how our wallboard products are installed.

Interior Finishing Solutions 7 courses

Interior Finishing Solutions Module 1: Overview
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
This module is an introduction to interior finishing (or “Surfaces”) products, focusing on the different types of products, where they’re manufactured, how they’re packaged, and relevant industry organizations.
Interior Finishing Solutions Module 2: Joint Compound & Tape
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
This module focuses on our portfolio of Joint Compound and Joint Tape products by highlighting the different types and available options.
Interior Finishing Solutions Module 3: Bead and Trim
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
This module reviews our portfolio of corner bead and trim products, each of which have a special set of attributes that makes them appropriate for different applications.
Interior Finishing Solutions Module 4: Finishing Joints
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
Now that you are familiar with joint treatment and corner bead and trim products, this module will go into more detail on how to use those products to finish a wall.
Interior Finishing Solutions Module 5: Interior Textures
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
This module is all about interior textures, including different types, available products, and application techniques.
Interior Finishing Solutions Module 6: Plaster Finishes
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
This module will go into more detail on our plaster products and plaster accessories.
Interior Finishing Solutions Module 7: Primers, Sealants, Patch & Repair
ONLINE Interior Finishing Solutions
Primers/Surfacers, Sealants, and Patch & Repair products are also included in our interior finishing products portfolio. This module will introduce these product options.
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