In January 2022, the first round of students completed the Floor Covering Education Foundation’s (FCEF) Basic Floor Covering Installation program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) in Dalton, Georgia. During the 10-week course, eight students got the opportunity to work hands on with each flooring category, learning the ins and outs of installation. This is a record of their journey, highlighting what they enjoyed, what they learned and how they felt about the program.
Eight students got the opportunity to work hands-on with every flooring type during the Floor Covering Education Foundation’s 10-week basic installer course. Hear more about their journey.
The eight students who graduated from the 10-week FCEF floor covering installation course showed tremendous determination in overcoming obstacles to be able to complete the program.
During week three of the 10-week Basic Flooring Installation Program, Joe Cea, technical specialist, Congoleum, worked with the students, giving them tips and tricks on installing resilient flooring donated by Congoleum.
The Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF) held a virtual press conference on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 to announce that the 10-week non-credited Basic Floor Covering Installation program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College has been approved for accreditation.
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Installation Program Kicks Off
Sheet Flooring Installation
Carpet Installation - Part 1
Carpet Installation - Part 2
Hardwood Installation - Part 1
Hardwood Installation - Part 2
Tile Installation - Part 1
Tile Installation - Part 2
To learn more about training opportunities from the Floor Covering Education Foundation, visit flooryourfuture.com.