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 a mix of theory, practical demonstrations, and delegate involvement.


Health and safety

European and manufacturers standards overview

Sub-floor types and how they affect the installation

Moisture tests

  • Equipment
  • Test Methods

Sub-floor preparation

  • Concrete (power floated and other)
  • Application of Surface DPMs
  • Primers
  • Application of smoothing compounds
  • Expansion joints
  • Problem solvers
  • Plywood and suspended floors
  • Specifications


  • Removal of old floorcoverings in large areas
  • Mixing and application tools