Frequently Asked Questions about CEUs and Armstrong courses


Q. What is the Continuing Education Unit (CEU)?

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a North American nationally recognized standard for assessing the time spent in educational, professional development, or training activities. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. 1 CEU equals 600 contact minutes.

Q. What is the purpose of the CEU?

The primary purpose of the CEU is to provide a permanent record of the educational accomplishments of an individual who has completed one or more significant non-credit educational experiences. Spring Arbor University CEU provides a quality indicator for continuing education and training programs because it means that a course has been reviewed and approved as complying with an internationally recognized standard.

Q. How can Armstrong provide CEUs?

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Armstrong in partnership with Spring Arbor University is proud to advise you that Armstrong University courses deliver training that carries CEUs from an accredited institution of higher education. "This means that professionals and tradesmen that maintain Armstrong produced systems and equipment will be receiving value-added training because it will meet International Association of Education and Training requirements for issuing CEUs." David Casterline, Director of Corporate Communications. "By learning how to improve the performance of Armstrong systems in their plants and in tracking maintenance records, these professionals will be helping their companies derive full value from the equipment in which major investments have been made. These types of training opportunities in the care and repair of steam-utilization systems, hot water heaters and pressure reduction valves are especially important for companies."

Upon completion of the qualifying CEU course packages, Armstrong will mail the completion certificate directly to the student and notification will be sent to Spring Arbor University.

Q. Is there a charge to obtain CEU's?

Yes, If you require CEU's for your professional education requirements, you have the opportunity to purchase CEU's for the successful completion of specially assembled packaged courses. 

Q. What packages qualify for CEU's on Armstrong University?