Apprenticeship Information

What You Should Know About A Floorlayer Apprenticeship

The BC Floorlayers Union Local 1541 is the largest supporter of the Floorcovering Apprenticeship in British Columbia. Become an ITA registered apprentice and work towards a Red Seal Journeyperson Certification, which is recognized across Canada.

Floorcovering is a very rewarding career that instills pride in seeing the finished product of your work. Apprentices work alongside certified journeypersons and receive on-the-job training. All instructors at the Floorlayers Training Center continually upgrade their skills to pass on the most current information and techniques to floorcovering apprentices and journeypersons. To ensure your training is of the highest calibre in the country, a group of industry specialists with expertise in floorcovering subject matter, review and revise the curriculum to provide the most up-to-date information in the floorcovering industry.

Key Attributes An Apprentice Should Possess

  • Good physical condition
  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to measure and layout material for installation
  • Apply safe work practices
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • Minimum grade 10 education

LEARN MORE about the Floorcovering Installer Apprenticeship.

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