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

Carpet Fitting - Advanced

For fully trained and experienced fitters only. Learn how to tackle the most complex jobs. Gain insight and training from some of the best fitters in the industry on the correct approaches and techniques for the most complex aspects of carpet fitting. (3 Days)
  •        Health and Safety
  •        Customer Relations
  •        British Standard BS 5325 (Textiles/Carpets)
  •        British Standard BS 5808 (Underlays)
  •        'The FITA Way’
  •        Subfloor types: how they affect installation
  •        Subfloor moisture testing
    •    Equipment
    •   Test methods
    •    Logging/evaluating results
  •        Subfloor preparation
    •    Plywood
    •    Subfloor renovation systems
    •    DPMs
    •    Smoothing compounds
  •        Installation methods
    •    Interlays
    •   Underlays: types and uses
    •    Gripper
    •    Door Profiles
  •        Carpet construction and effects on installation
  •        Stretching
    •    Pattern alignment
    •    Stretching patterns
    •    Correcting bows and skews
  •       Stairs
    •    Hand sewn double bullnose
    •    Winding staircase
  •        Joining and seaming
    •    Heat seaming (including electronic Silvaseam Type)
    •    Scrim and holt melt adhesive
  •        Borders
    •    Setting out
    •    Single/dual stick
    •    Adhesives
    •    Underlay types and suitability
  •        Repairs
    •    Re-tufting
  •       Tools of The Trade

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Nottingham, NG1 1PH
Telephone: 0115 950 6836     Fax: 0115 941 2238
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