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3/28/2017 » 3/30/2017
2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, March 28 - 30, St. Louis, MO

4/4/2017 » 4/6/2017
2017 Basic Installation, April 4 - 6, Marietta, GA

4/6/2017 » 4/7/2017
2017 Concrete Preparation for Wood Flooring , April 6 - 7, Phoenix, AZ

4/25/2017 » 4/27/2017
2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, April 25 - 27, King of Prussia, PA

2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, March 14 - 16, San Jose, CA
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2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, March 14 - 16, San Jose, CA

A three day training geared to sharpen your installation skills, including jobsite evaluation and preparation, installation techniques, safety, flooring repairs. NWFACP Certified Installer testing available.

3/14/2017 to 3/16/2017
When: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Where: Galleher Corporation
1741 Junction Avenue
San Jose, California  95112
United States
Presenter: Jason Elquest
Contact: Tricia Swindoll
800-422-4556


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Intermediate Installation is a three-day training that covers a variety of topics and includes gaining hands-on experience at an intermediate level.  Sharpen your installation skills, including jobsite evaluation and preparation, installation techniques, safety, flooring repairs. This training features a hands-on approach to installing unfinished and factory finished solid and engineered wood floors, including thorough training of installation methods for nail-down,  glue-down and floating floors.  Learn how to incorporate simple design elements to a wood floor. 


PREREQUISTE: minimum of 1 year installing wood floors OR successful completion of the Principles of Wood Flooring school.

CCUs: 4

 

INSTALLATION CERTIFICATION TESTING available Friday,March 17, San Jose, CA


Prerequisite to test:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in wood flooring installation
  • Successful completion of Intermediate, Advanced or Expert level Installation Training or NWFA Installation Certification School or approved manufacturer school
  • NWFA member in good standing

To earn Certified Installer status, you must pass NWFA University courses online  and a hands-on/skills test.The written test must be successfully completed before taking the hands-on test.

The hands-on test is designed to demonstrate technical mastery of the following wood flooring installation skills:

  • Engineered wood floor glue-down over concrete sub-floor            
  • Solid wood nail-down on wood sub-floor
  • Dry lay herringbone installation
  • Replace a board in existing floor
  • Install floating floor over concrete slab

If you choose to take the hands-on exam at this or any NWFA training, all tools and supplies will be provided, unless otherwise notified. For more information on certification please contact Sharon Schaller at sharon.schaller@nwfa.org or call 800.422.4556.  

Receive one CCU upon successful completion of class and testing.