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.

Fuel Your Future in the Flooring Industry

Learn About Flooring & Craftsman Careers


There’s no better time to consider a career as a flooring installer. With a growing need for flooring installation and a low number of skilled flooring installers out there, the time is now. Plus, getting started is easy. Get more information about how you can find success as a floor covering installer by installing carpet, hardwood, resilient floors, or tile.


Carpet is a soft surface flooring that provides warmth and comfort in any space. Carpet installers benefit from on-the-job experience in a variety of different applications. Explore a career in carpet installation and learn about the skills needed to complete a successful project.


Known for its natural beauty, hardwood provides homeowners a beautiful appearance when installed by a skilled floor covering professional. Learn more about hardwood installation, including the difference between sand and finish floors and prefinished installations.


Resilient floors include vinyl tiles or planks, sheet vinyl, linoleum, rubber, cork, and other flooring created from resins or plastics. With incredible versatility and growing popularity, there is a significant need for experienced resilient flooring installers with specialized skills.


Tile is a durable product that can be installed in a variety of areas of the home and commercial spaces. As a unique flooring material, it allows for a high level of creativity from flooring installers. Find out more about tile and the skills required to successfully install tile.

Hear from Flooring Craftsmen

Find out what experienced Flooring Craftsmen have to say about a career in the floor covering industry and get insights on becoming a highly skilled flooring installer.

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Want to learn more about becoming a flooring installer? Hear from experienced craftsmen. 

leo cordeiro


“As a flooring craftsman, you can make the money you want. If you want to make a lot of money, you will make it. If you want to make less money and work less, you can.”