The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced its hands-on training schedule for 2011.  Schools will be held at the NWFA’s International Headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, its new training facility in Las Vegas, Nev., and in New York City, N.Y., as follows:

 

February 2-4; Advanced Installation; Las Vegas, Nev.

February 16-18; Installation, Sand & Finish; St. Louis, Mo.

March 2-4; Factory Finished Installation; St. Louis, Mo.

March 15-18; Wood Flooring Basics; Las Vegas, Nev.

March 23-25; Advanced Installation; St. Louis, Mo.

April 6-8; Subfloor Preparation & Solid Glue Down; Las Vegas, Nev.

May 11-13; Subfloor Preparation & Solid Glue Down; St. Louis, Mo.

May 25-27; Factory Finished Installation; Las Vegas, Nev.

June 7-10; Jigs, Treads & Risers; St. Louis, Mo.

June 22-24; Installation, Sand & Finish; Las Vegas, Nev.

July 13-15; Factory Finished Installation; New York, N.Y.

July 27-29; Subfloor Preparation & Solid Glue Down; Las Vegas, Nev.

August 2-4; Factory Finished Installation; Las Vegas, Nev.

August 3-5; Installation, Sand & Finish; New York, N.Y.

August 23-26; Jigs, Treads & Risers; Las Vegas, Nev.

September 13-16; Wood Flooring Basics; St. Louis, Mo.

September 20-24; Expert Installation; Las Vegas, Nev.

September 26-28; Expert Sand & Finish; Las Vegas, Nev.

October 4-8; Expert Installation; St. Louis, Mo.

October 10-12; Expert Sand & Finish; St. Louis, Mo.

October 26-28; Subfloor Preparation & Solid Glue Down; Las Vegas, Nev.

November 2-4; Factory Finished Installation; Las Vegas, Nev.

November 9-11; Subfloor Preparation & Solid Glue Down; St. Louis, Mo.  

For more than 25 years, the National Wood Flooring Association has been training and educating wood flooring professionals from all over the world in the installation, sanding, finishing, and sales of wood flooring products.  As the largest organization anywhere dedicated exclusively to the wood flooring industry, the NWFA has helped thousands of wood flooring professionals advance their skills, market value, and careers. Scholarships are available. 

For curriculum information and registration costs, visit www.nwfa.org, and click on the Education & Schools link.