Floorlayer Courses

LEVEL I – COURSE CONTENT

APPLY SAFE WORK PRACTICES

Use Shop and Site Safety Practices
Apply Personal Safety Practices
Follow Workplace Hazardous Information System (WHMIS) Regulations/Certification
Use Fire Safety Procedures
Follow Electrical Safety Procedures

USE STANDARD FLOOR COVERING SKILLS

Describe the Floor Covering Installer Trade
Handle Materials
Perform Moisture and Alkalinity Tests
Prepare Subfloors
Install Wood Underlayment
Select and Use Adhesives
Match Patterns
Supervise Work

USE MATH AND BLUEPRINT READING SKILLS

Use Trade Related Math Skills

INSTALL CARPET

Describe Carpet Materials
Describe Carpet Cushions
Use Carpet Installation Tools
Use Applicable Carpet Installation Standards
Layout Carpet
Install Carpet by Conventional Method
Finish Carpet Seams
Install Carpet by Glue-down Method
Install Carpet by Double Bond Method
Install Carpet Transitions, Trims and Bases
Install Carpet on Stairs
Repair Carpet

INSTALL RESILIENT FLOORS

Describe Resilient Flooring Materials
Install Resilient Sheet Goods
Install Resilient Wall Base


LEVEL 2 – COURSE CONTENT

USE STANDARD FLOOR COVERING SKILLS

Perform Moisture and Alkalinity Tests
Prepare Subfloors

USE MATH AND BLUEPRINT READING SKILLS

Use Trade Related Math Skills

INSTALL RESILIENT FLOORS

Install Resilient Sheet Goods
Install Resilient Wall Base
Complete Seams in Resilient Sheet Goods
Repair Resilient Floors
Layout for Resilient Tile
Install Resilient Tile

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