The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), along with educational partner the International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI) together announced an extensive lineup of installation training courses spanning across the country and covering every flooring surface as well as estimating and inspection workshops.

The scheduled programs, which include a broad line-up slated for the next Surfaces show, begin in early November and continue through 2015. 

Individuals can visit for a calendar of scheduled courses.  New dates will be added on a continuous basis.  To date, fall and winter classes and sponsors include:

•Davenport, Ohio, Nov. 4-5 - Resilient, Carpetland USA
•Davenport, Ohio, Nov. 6-7 - Carpet, Carpetland USA
•Pomona, Calif., Nov 18-19 - Wood/Laminate, TRAXX
•Pomona, Calif., Nov 20-21- Carpet, TRAXX
•Nashville, Tenn., November TBD - two surfaces, Nashville CFI Chapter
•Sacramento, Calif., Nov. 4-5 - Wood/Laminate Sacramento Floor Covering Association
•Sacramento, Calif., November 6-7 - Carpet, Sacramento Floor Covering Association
•Fond de Lac, Wis., December TBD - two surfaces, Twohig’s Carpet One
•Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 2-3 - Wood/Laminate, Wheat’s Carpet One
•Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 4-5 - Carpet, Wheat’s Carpet One
•Boston, Jan. 9-10 - Carpet, The Carpet Workroom
•Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 9-10 - Carpet, Watson’s Carpet
•Oklahoma City, January TBD - two surfaces, Star Flooring
•Cincinnati, January TBD - two surfaces, Certified Flooring Installers
•Las Vegas, January TBD - Resilient, TISE (Surfaces West)
•Las Vegas, January TBD - TISE (Surfaces West)
      (Woven and Patterned Carpet Workshop)      
•Omaha, Neb., First quarter- four surfaces  Nebraska Floor Covering Association
•Fort Wayne, Ind., April TBD – Carpet Cushion & Supplies CFI Master-II Certified                       
WFCA members receive a $200 discount for each installer that participates in a class. In addition, if funds are available and requested at least 30 days prior to the event, WFCA will pay 50% of the registration fee up to $500. Applications are available online at or by contacting the CFI National Office at (816) 231-4646. Interested parties can also visit for more details or call WFCA at (800) 624-6880.