Course 1

Level 1 Training Dates – January 8 to February 9, 2018

Attaining the highest level of skills allows apprentices to be the most productive and best-paid workers in the floorcovering industry by completing flooring certification classes. The technical flooring training requirement is met through the following flooring training courses, which includes carpet installation courses, carpet laying courses, and carpet fitting courses.

LEVEL 1 – COURSE CONTENT

APPLY SAFE WORK PRACTICES
Use Shop and Site Safety Practices
Apply Personal Safety Practices
Follow Workplace Hazardous Information System (WHMIS) Regulations
Use Fire Safety Procedures
Follow Electrical Safety Procedures

USE STANDARD FLOOR COVERING SKILLS
Describe the Floor Covering Installer Trade
Handle Materials
Perform Moisture and Alkalinity Tests
Prepare Subfloors
Install Wood Underlayment
Select and Use Adhesives
Match Patterns
Supervise Work

USE MATH AND BLUEPRINT READING SKILLS
Use Trade Related Math Skills

INSTALL CARPET
Describe Carpet Materials
Describe Carpet Cushions
Use Carpet Installation Tools
Use Applicable Carpet Installation Standards
Layout Carpet
Install Carpet by Conventional Method
Finish Carpet Seams
Install Carpet by Glue-down Method
Install Carpet by Double Bond Method
Install Carpet Transitions, Trims and Bases
Install Carpet on Stairs
Repair Carpet

INSTALL RESILIENT FLOORS
Describe Resilient Flooring Materials
Install Resilient Sheet Goods

Install Resilient Wall Base

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