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Certified Wood Flooring Inspector Test
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The Inspector Certification Exam is offered on the Friday following the Inspector School and will test your knowledge in 7 key areas: Installation, Sand & Finish, Problems Causes & Cures, Maintenance & Recoating, Substrates, Inspection Procedures and Report Writing. All test registrants must successfully complete the Inspector School before taking the exam.

When: Friday
From 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: NWFA Training Facility
111 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd.
Chesterfield, Missouri  63005
United States
Contact: Sharon Schaller

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The Inspector Certification Test is offered on the Friday following the Inspector School from 8 am -12 pm. The cost for the test is $250/member and $350/non-member. The primary reference materials and study guides for the test are as follows:
● NWFA Installation Guidelines Manual - $40 member/$425 non-mbr
● NWFA Sand & Finish Guidelines Manual -$40 member/$425 non-mbr
● NWFA Technical Publication No. C200 entitled, "Problems, Causes and Cures”$5 member/$30 non-mbr
● NWFA Technical Publication No. C100 entitled, "Maintenance and Recoating” $5 member/$30 non-mbr
To order copies of these manuals please contact NWFA at 800-422-4556 (USA), 800-848-8824 (Canada), 636-519-9663 (International) or order online at  
The Inspection Test has two parts. The first part is an OPEN BOOK written exam which consists of 326 multiple choice/true-false questions that will test your knowledge in five key areas:
● Installation/Sand & Finish
● Problems, Causes & Cures
● Maintenance and Recoating
● Substrates
● Inspection Procedures
You must pass this open book portion of the test with a 75% or better overall score. The Inspector School will help you prepare to take the Certified Inspector Test, but will not go over every question and answer. Therefore, you will need to study prior to attending the school.
The second part of the exam includes two Inspection Report Scenarios simulating complaints to be inspected. Each scenario shall be presented with a text description and possibly a photo/illustration. The applicant is to review the scenarios and complete full inspection reports using the NWFACP Standard Inspection Report format, which will be provided. The scenarios are take-home exams and must be returned within 10 business days to NWFA Certified Professionals via email, fax 636-519-9664 or mail to 111 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63005.
If you fail the open book exam you can reapply to take the test after 6 months for a cost of $250/member or $350/nonmember.
After successful completion of the written test and scenarios, you are required to submit and gain approval on 3 inspection reports within 1 year of passing the exam. If NWFACP does not receive and approve three reports within the 1 year deadline, you will be required to retest and all retest fees apply.
Once 3 inspection reports are approved, Certified Wood Flooring Inspector (CWFI) status is awarded and contact information is listed at for referrals.

For more information on the NWFACP Inspection Certification Program, please contact:
Sharon Schaller at 636-728-1922 or