Training and Certification

Installation matters โ€“ the path to success.

Beautiful, functional, and durable, IST's synthetic turf products perform optimally when installed following our trusted installation system guidelines. We expertly train contractors in proper installation techniques offering you the skills needed to get the job done right and on-budget.

Learn the techniques required for properly installing every type of synthetic turf:

  • Choosing the correct tools and materials
  • Pre-installation preparation
  • Setting expectations
  • Installation preparation
  • Installation
  • Maintenance suggestions.


Do you have what it takes to be CAst Certified?

Discover the benefits of the California Synthetic Turf Certified Installer Program (CAst). The CAst certi๏ฌcation program consists of six hours of classroom training and a practical installation of a complete synthetic turf project.

Benefits of IST's Professional Installation Training

There are many correct and skillful steps required during a synthetic turf installation for a successful and beautiful result. Our training program will help develop your knowledge of:

  • Estimating and layout
  • Proper handling of the turf and installation materials
  • How to properly prepare the base
  • Proper measuring and fitting of the turf area
  • Seaming techniques
  • Specialty installations such as greens and play areas
  • Professional finishing: infill sand and power brooming
  • Ongoing maintenance

Contractors with Installation Crews

Imperial Synthetic Turf has several options to make it easy to train or certify your installers. Learn about the valuable business benefits of certifying your installers through us.

Complete Sales & Business Training

IST can help you with all aspects of your synthetic turf business, offering training in proper sales techniques, quoting, design, project management, and customer service. IST is committed to helping you succeed in this growing artificial turf industry.


IST; Helping You Grow Your Business.

IST offers access to exclusive contractor-only training where you will find many useful tools to help you build your synthetic turf business.