The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) now offers classes on the West coast as part of the NALFA Installer Certification School. Classes will be held in City of Industry, Calif. on June 30 and July 1, 2009.
comprehensive training curriculum covers all aspects of a quality laminate
installation and will give the attendees the skills necessary to perform installations
to high standards and craftsmanship in the field.
be covered include: what is laminate, HPL & DPL, types and joints, abrasion
class and wear class, job site evaluation, floor preparation, wood sub-floors,
concrete sub-floors, moisture meters, acclimation, safety issues and emergency
procedures, insurance, using manufacturer instructions, measuring and
balancing, installation direction, sub-floor issues, special areas, correcting
errors, measurement and estimation, installation techniques, board replacement,
floor removal and cleaning.
to register and attend the NALFA
School is $450 per person
for NALFA members and $500 per person for non-members. The registration
fee includes all the necessary instructional materials, use of on-site tools
and materials, meals, a NALFA Installer Certiﬁcation Certiﬁcate and use of the
associated logo and marketing materials. In addition there is an annual
renewal fee for certiﬁed installers of $100. This guarantees that NALFA
certiﬁed installers receive constantly updated information from NALFA members
regarding the latest products, tools and techniques in the laminate flooring
Installer Certiﬁcation School is designed for individuals with at least two
years of experience as a ﬂooring installer. The topics and techniques covered
in the course require a level of competence and understanding that requires
ﬁeld experience as an installer.
To register or for more
information, please call Teiya Eubanks at (423) 316-1566 or visit www.nalfa.com.
NALFA Installer Certification School offers West coast classes
May 14, 2009