Get to Know the Flooring Trade

With a growing need for flooring installation and a low number of skilled flooring craftsmen, there’s no better time to start a career in flooring.

Explore a career creating cozy, soft surfaces.

Natural beauty created by expert craftsmen.

Imagine the possibilities with vinyl, cork, and more.

Get creative with the many options tile offers.

Meet Real Flooring Craftsmen

See what it’s like to build a career as a flooring craftsman.

Explore Your Path to Flooring Craftsman

No matter where you are now, there is a path to becoming a flooring craftsman.

Meet Real Flooring Craftspeople

See what it’s like to build a career as a flooring craftsperson.

Explore Training Opportunities

There are several ways to get the training you need to start off your flooring craftsman career.

Approved training from our training partners.

See where our programs are available in technical colleges.

Explore our calendar for all training opportunities.

Scholarships Available

FCEF Scholarship cover up to half of the cost of your training.

Let’s Get Started

If you’re looking for a career opportunity where you can WORK WITH YOUR HANDS , see the results of your work, and MAKE A SUBSTANTIAL SALARY, you’re in the right place.

This site is sponsored by the Floor Covering Education Foundation to help you learn about the flooring installation trade and explore what your future could look like as a flooring craftsman. Take a look around. If you can see flooring in your future, we’re here to help you get trained, provide financial assistance through our scholarship program and find work

Explore Flooring

You may not have thought much about the floors you walk no every day. Learn about the types of flooring and more.

Find Your Path

Want to know what a typical flooring craftsman career path looks like? Let us be your guide. 

Find Training

Learn about the FCEF-approved flooring installation courses  and search for a training opportunity near you.

Get A Scholarship

Ready to get started with your training? Apply today for an FCEF scholarship to help cover the cost. 

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Picture the difference you’ll make

One thing that practically every flooring craftsman says about their work is how great it feels to see the transformation and the difference their work makes. Here’s just a taste of the impact of flooring installation. Imagine how you can transform a space as a Future Flooring Craftsman. 

Luxury Vinyl Plank

Look how a beautiful luxury vinyl plank floor transforms this space. This floor was professionally installed by Mr. Wright Flooring of Jacksonville, FL. Installation craftsmen know how to layout out a product to make it look natural and flawless.

Custom Tile

This tile work from Ken Ballin of Skyro Floors is a true work of art. Talk about creativity. The pebble tiles flow from the shower right into the floor making this walk-in show feel like it belongs in nature, while the custom bench and shelves make this space functional too.  


Talk about a stunning transformation and a true work of art. This beautiful parquet hardwood floor required a level of expertise that only a trained and experienced hardwood craftsman could offer. Photo shared by NWFA. 


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Support Tomorrow’s Flooring Craftsmen

Help a  future flooring craftsman get started on their path by showing your support. Parents, teachers, and guidance counselors can help share the opportunities. Schools and trainers play a vital role in helping pass on valuable knowledge. Employers give our future craftsmen the opportunity they need to get started. Each and every person can make a difference and help someone find their path.

Counselors & Teachers

Do you work with young people making career decisions? Get all the information you need to share the opportunities in flooring.

Parents & Relatives

Do you have a child who is creative, hardworking, and likes to work with their hands? Help them explore a career as a craftsman.

Trainers & Schools

Do you manage programs for a school or training center? Connect with us to find out how to bring flooring installation training to your organization.

Retailers & Employers

Are you looking for talented flooring craftsmen? Visit our industry site and contact with us so we can connect you with new recruits in your area.

More To Explore

Discover what it’s like to be a flooring craftsman, explore the different types of flooring and get a behind-the-scenes look at the flooring installation trade.

Marquis Wright

Mr. Wright Flooring

“The flooring industry not only changed my life, it also allowed me to be able to change a few of my family members’ lives. I learned how to fish so I’ll never go hungry and now I teach others how to fish so they will never go hungry.”