FITA Training Courses
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Suitable for Domestic Installers
FITA has courses to suit not only real beginners just getting started in the industry but upskilling courses aimed towards seasoned professionals too.
  Carpet Fitting - Basic Carpet Fitting - Intermediate Domestic Sheet Vinyl Fitting Subfloor Preparation - Domestic Profitable Measuring and Quoting View all courses...
Suitable for Commercial Installers
Are you working in the flooring industry but need further skills to widen your client base? Or are you a new beginner in flooring and need training to go one step further?
  Commercial Vinyl Fitting - Intermediate Commercial Vinyl Fitting - Advanced Sheet Vinyl Installation Linoleum Installation - Intermediate Subfloor Preparation - Commercial Cost Effective Estimating and Planning View all courses...
NVQ Qualifications
FITA is able to offer a range of support to floor layers in obtaining NVQ's in floor laying disciplines Find out more on our Qualifications page.

This training course is considered suitable for Domestic Installers

Carpet Fitting - Basic

Ensure the best foundation and learn the ‘must know’ basics from arguably the leading industry provider. Ideal for both the newcomer and those looking to improve their knowledge of how to install carpets correctly and profitably, using approved methods. (4 Days)
  •    Health and safety
  •    Customer relations
  •    British Standard  BS 5325 (Textiles/Carpets)     
  •    'The FITA Way’
  •    Subfloor types: how they affect installation
  •    Subfloor moisture testing: The Essentials (includes overview of equipment)
  •    Subfloor preparation: The Essentials
    • Plywood
    • Subfloor renovation systems
    • DPMs
    • Smoothing compounds
  •    Installation Methods
    • Interlays
    • Underlays
    • Gripper
    • Door profiles
  •    Carpet construction and effects on installation
  •    Stretching and cutting in
    • Regular areas and straight stairs
  •    Joining and seaming
  •    Tools of the trade

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Flooring Industry Training Association

4c St. Mary's Place, The Lace Market
Nottingham, NG1 1PH
Telephone: 0115 950 6836     Fax: 0115 941 2238
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