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Why bother with training?

Why should you go on a carpet/vinyl training course, I know it all anyway. Over the five days, you will learn and practice a vast array of fitting techniques and knowledge in every aspect of the trade. The value of the Irish Flooring Academy is absolutely priceless. Instructors offer advice, skills knowledge and will help […]

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Domestic Vinyl Fitting Course

This two-day course is designed for those who are already working as carpet fitters and wish to extend their expertise into this specialist area. Syllabus: Health and Safety Overview of customer relations Sub-floor types and how they affect the installation Moisture tests Equipment Test methods Sub-floor preparation Plywood DPMs Levelling Skims Estimating Fitting Setting out […]

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Advanced Carpet Fitting Course

This five-day course is designed for those who have already gained intermediate carpet fitting skills and now wish to bring their skills and knowledge to a higher level. Health and Safety Sub-floor types and how they affect the installation Adhesion Underfloor heating Moisture tests Equipment Test methods Recording results Sub-floor preparation full practical Plywood DPMs […]

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Damp Testing Floors Course

This specialised course is designed for both domestic and commercial installers of carpets and vinyls   Health and safety induction What is moisture and how does it affect the floorcovering Photo file European Standards Types of moisture meters and how they work Building construction and how this affects moisture levels Types of sub-floor construction Taking […]

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Sub-floor Preparations Course

This one day course is specifically designed for experienced fitters working in the commercial environment. It provides the technical detail behind a range of operations and products that are often missed. This course would also be of benefit to contracts managers and those responsible for tenders and pricing. Supported by manufacturers, this compact course has […]

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Floor Finishers needed in Australia

The Irish Flooring Academy has been aware for some time that there are many people in the industry who see further training as essential to gaining employment. In an exciting development, the Irish Flooring Academy has just received a request from a carpet fitting business in Australia to supply suitably qualified staff for their operation. […]

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Estimating & Planning Course

This two-day course of theoretical and practical sessions is designed for the person wanting to become an estimator and planner. The course is also suitable for retailers, carpet sales personnel and others wishing to gain knowledge of the subject. Measuring and Estimating Preparation and use of scale plans Broadloom calculations Underlay calculations Fitting systems Preparation […]

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Domestic Carpet Fitting Course

This five-day course is designed for those who have already gained intermediate carpet fitting skills and now wish to bring their skills and knowledge to a higher level. This course is designed for those who are currently working in the carpet fitting trade or those who worked in the industry in the past and are […]

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Commercial & Contract Vinyl Fitting

Course Content Health and Safety Customer relations Sub-floor types and how they affect the installation Moisture tests Equipment Test methods Recording results Sub-floor preparation full practical Plywood DPMs Levelling Skims Estimating Fitting Setting out Freehand cutting Scribing Templating Cove formers Cap seals Joins Cutting Grooving Hot welding Adhesives Door profiles Tools of the trade commercial, […]

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New Website for Irish Flooring Academy

The Irish Flooring Academy are delighted to announce the launch of their new website.

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