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 Profitable Measuring and Quoting Sheet Vinyl Installation - Domestic Subfloor Preparation - Domestic View all courses...
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 & Commercial Installers

Wood Sanding and Finishing

An essential guide to the correct preparation methods and subsequent application of seals, stains and oils. Intended for both the newcomer and those wishing to increase their skills and opportunity for revenue. (2 Days).
  •           Health and safety
  •          Customer relations
  •          Floor types
    •    Hardwood and softwood floors
    •    Wood species
  •          Floor layouts: their effects on process
  •          Sanding machines: surface/finishing/edging
  •          Power tools and hand tools
  •          Types of abrasive
    •    Correct selection
    •    Correct usage
  •          Seals and Oils
    •    Stains
    •    Primers
    •    One and two component seals/finishes
    •    Oils
    •    Hard wax oils
  •          Approaches to different site conditions
    •    Domestic
    •    Commercial
  •          After care: cleaning and maintenance
  •          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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