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NWFA Intermediate Installation and CP Testing – Toronto, ON, Canada

March 19 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

36 Gordon Mackay Rd. Unit 5
Toronto, ON M9N 2V6

Course Prerequisites: 1 year of installation experience OR attendance at Basic Installation School.

Course Description: This 3-day course includes in depth training on jobsite preparation, layout, understanding the science of wood, analysis of solid and engineered flooring, practice and instruction for nail/glue/floating installation methods of unfinished, factory finished, solid, and engineered flooring, as well as learning a variety of floor repair techniques and how to incorporate simple design elements into a floor. Upon registration, you will receive a link to the NWFA University Installation Safety Course which must be completed prior to attendance.

Certification Prerequisites: 

  • Be a member of the NWFA in good standing.
  • Have 3 years of experience with installing hardwood floors; OR 1 year on-the-job installation experience and attendance at qualifying classes*; OR completion of Wood Floor Specialist apprenticeship.
  • Attend 3-day NWFA Intermediate Installation Training
  • Complete the NWFA University (NWFAU) Online Installation Track OR completion of online written exam
  • Complete Hands-On Testing on the day following training event, demonstrating skills in 5 areas:
    • Engineered wood floor glue-down over concrete subfloor.
    • Solid wood nail-down on wood subfloor.
    • Dry lay of patterned/herringbone floor.
    • Replace a board in an existing floor.
    • Install floating floor over concrete slab.
  • Sign Certified Installer Code of Conduct.

NWFA Certification Testing (Additional $400 charge): Will be available on Friday, March 22, 2024.


March 19 @ 8:00 am
March 22 @ 5:00 pm
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