The CFI two-week residential carpet course is designed for individuals interested in beginning their career in floor covering installation or for an installation professional looking to add a new skill set to their repertoire.
This course are the first two-weeks of the respective five-week program and is considered an introductory overview of carpet installation in a residential application. This valuable training provides readiness for working along side a knowledgeable lead installation professional as an apprentice.
Week 1 Instruction: The Basics
Jobsite Safety, Including EPA and OSHA Regulations
Introduction to Tools
Product Knowledge, Including Carpet Construction
Identification of Carpet Cushion, Types and Uses Floor Preparation
Installation of Tack Strip
Week 2 Instruction: The Basics +
Proper Seaming Methods, Including Length and Cross Grain Seams and Placement
Power Stretching Procedures
Trimming and Tucking