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.

FCEF Scholarship Applications

ready to apply now?

A career in floor covering is the opportunity you’ve been looking for. Getting started is easy. Simply complete or online application today!

Choose Your Path

The FCEF offers scholarships for both approved Floorcovering Education Training Partner (FETP) programs and College programs developed in collaboration with FCEF. Please select the type of program you are applying for to get started. Not sure which program you need to apply for? Please contact us for more information. 

Apply for College Programs

FCEF has worked with colleges across the country to developed a flooring installation training program to introduce students to the basic skills needed to be a flooring craftsman and help them explore the career opportunities as a flooring craftsman or craftswoman.

Apply to FETP Programs

Our Floorcovering Education Training Partners (FETP) offer programs to help you learn and master the floorcovering craft.

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“Being a flooring craftsman gives me a sense of pride. I work with my hands and create a finished product I can look back on at the end of the day. it’s a lot more satisfying than working a job where you don’t see the end goal.”