The Irish Flooring Academy was set up to provide training for the floor covering industry and has the full backing both manufacturers and wholesalers.

It was founded by Maurice Flinter, a well-respected figure in the flooring industry.

It promotes a high level of excellence in the field of carpet and floor laying.

The Academy offers the industry a wide range of benefits, products, and services which enhance and promote highly skilled carpet and floor-layers in Ireland.


Maurice Flinter


New Qualification Scheme

The Irish Flooring Academy have been working with Solas who have taken over Employment Services and Programmes from FÃS to provide training and qualifications for existing and new entrants in the flooring industry.

Entry to these courses is through Solas.

Send us an email if you want to be kept up to date on this exciting initiative over the coming months.

Use the form on our Contact Us page.

Maurice Flinter came to national prominence when he was awarded the Carpet Fitter of the Year Award.

Maurice’s success received a great deal of coverage in the national press which led to an appearance on the Joe Duffey Show on RTE Radio 1.