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5/9/2017 » 5/11/2017
2017 Basic Sand and Finish, May 9 - 11, Marietta, GA

5/23/2017 » 5/25/2017
2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, May 23 - 25, Chicago, IL

5/23/2017 » 5/25/2017
2017 Intermediate Sand & Finish + NWFA CP Sand & Finish Testing, May 23-25, West Park, FL

6/6/2017 » 6/8/2017
2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, June 6 - 8, Denver, CO

2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, May 23 - 25, Chicago, IL
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2017 Intermediate Installation + NWFACP Installation Testing, May 23 - 25, Chicago, IL

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.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/23/2017 to 5/25/2017
When: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
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E. J. Welch
2601 Lively Blvd
Elk Grove Village ( outside Chicago), Illinois  60007
United States
Presenter: Jason Elquest
Contact: Tricia Swindoll
800-422-4556


Online registration is available until: 5/23/2017
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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,May 26, Chicago, IL


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.