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.
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Suitable for Commercial Installers
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

Profitable Measuring and Quoting

Intended for retailers, estimators and installers looking to improve their knowledge and skills. You will learn how to quote competitively and profitably. Understand how to adopt a systematic approach (from beginning to end) to help you save time, win business and make more money. (2 days).

  • The 'FITA way’
     
  • Scenario-based training
     
  • Adopting a systematic process to:
    o Introduce efficiencies - from enquiry to completion
    o Prevent costly mistakes/errors
    o Be profitable
    o Improve customer service and satisfaction 
    o Improve chances of getting paid
    o Protect your business should a dispute arise
    o Improve your chances of repeat business
     
  • Customer Relations and Expectations
    o Approaches to selling
    o The importance of customer lifestyle in delivering the best solution 
    o Importance of asking the right questions at survey
     
  • Indentifying Subfloor Types
    o Solid
    o Wooden
    o Common problems
     
  • Importance of Moisture
    o Equipment overview
     
  • Understanding Site Conditions
    o Creating the right solution
     
  • Approaches to Measurement
    o Systems of best practice: adopting a process to get it right first time every time 
    o Advancing technology
     
  • How to measure
     
  • Estimating & planning
    o Scale drawings
    o Quantification
    o Reference made to all types of floorcovering 
    o Effect of floorcovering type on quantification 
    o Pattern matches and layout
     
  • Quoting
     
  • Importance and use of terms & conditions
     
  • Ordering product
    o Avoiding common mistakes

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Flooring Industry Training Association

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Nottingham, NG1 1PH
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