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 Commercial Installers

Sheet Vinyl Installation - Commercial - Basic/Intermediate

Ensure the best foundation and learn the 'must know' basics as well as complex installation and fitting techniques from arguably the leading industry provider.  Ideal for both the newcomer and those looking to improve their knowledge of how to install commercial sheet vinyl correctly and profitably, using approved methods.  Includes safety and smooth vinyl products, straight lay, welding, and cove-forming.  (4 Days).
  •          Health and safety
  •          Customer relations
  •          British Standard BS 8203 (Resilient Floorcoverings)
  •          ‘The FITA Way’
  •          Subfloor types – how they affect installation
  •          Subfloor moisture testing
    •    Equipment
    •    Test methods
    •    Logging/evaluating results
  •          Subfloor preparation
    •    Plywood
    •    Subfloor renovation systems
    •    Laitance
    •    Mechanical subfloor preparation
    •    DPMs
    •    Smoothing compounds
  •          Acclimatisation
  •          Setting out
  •          Scribing and back marking
  •          Free-hand cutting
  •          Wet adhesives
  •          Joints
  •          Hot-welding (non-cove formed)
  •          Cold-welding
  •          Cove-forming (including cap seals)
  •          Adhesives (including pressure sensitive)
  •          Picture framing
  •          Steps and stairs
  •          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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