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.

CTEF 200 LEVEL FULL PRACTICAL TRAINING SERIES – PENDLETON, SC

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

The 200 Level Practical Training Series offers the next step in the tile installation professional’s career and prepares them for the Certified Tile Installer test while focusing on the skills needed to be successful in the field as a full-time installer during years 1-3. Dividing the content into focused studies will allow the student to focus on […]

$1529.00

CTEF 202-203 ATTENTION TO DETAIL; WHERE DID TIME GO? / CTEF FACILITY- PENDLETON, SC

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

Practical 200-Level: Part two of the series. Where Did the Time Go? (Two days, 16 hours) is an essential study of productivity and Techniques to Make You More Efficient, important qualities for the installer looking to be well organized by using time wisely. $629 Time: 202: 2 day/16 hour course.

$629.00

CTEF UNDERSTANDING & INSTALLING MORTAR SHOWER BASE AND WATERPROOFING – Pendleton, SC

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

This course focuses on properly installing a conventional water in/water out shower pan. This includes common mistakes and causes of tile installation failure. Attendees will individually construct their own traditional-type shower base and curb out of mortar, while following industry-accepted methods and requirements for waterproofing tile showers. The instructor will provide an overview of alternative […]

$1095.00

Understanding and Installing Ceramic Tile – Pendleton, SC

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

This 4-1/2 day course provides basic instruction of the TCNA Handbook and ANSI specifications along with actual hands-on experience in installing tile. It is ideal for someone who is seeking an entry level installer position with a tile contractor. It is also designed for the salesperson, technical service representative, or any other individual seeking a basic working knowledge […]

$795.00

CTEF MORTAR SHOWER BASE AND WATERPROOFING – Pendleton, SC

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

This course focuses on properly installing a conventional water in/water out shower pan. This includes common mistakes and causes of tile installation failure. Attendees will individually construct their own traditional-type shower base and curb out of mortar, while following industry-accepted methods and requirements for waterproofing tile showers. The instructor will provide an overview of alternative […]

$495.00

CTEF UNDERSTANDING & INSTALLING CERAMIC TILE/MORTAR SHOWER BASE AND WATERPROOFING – EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

This course focuses on properly installing a conventional water in/water out shower pan. This includes common mistakes and causes of tile installation failure. Attendees will individually construct their own traditional-type shower base and curb out of mortar, while following industry-accepted methods and requirements for waterproofing tile showers. The instructor will provide an overview of alternative […]

$1095.00

CTEF Understanding and Installing Ceramic Tile – Egg Harbor City, NJ

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

This 4-1/2 day course provides basic instruction of the TCNA Handbook and ANSI specifications along with actual hands-on experience in installing tile. It is ideal for someone who is seeking an entry level installer position with a tile contractor. It is also designed for the salesperson, technical service representative, or any other individual seeking a basic working knowledge […]

$795.00

CTEF MORTAR SHOWER BASE AND WATERPROOFING – EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation 5326 Highway 76, Pendleton, SC, United States

This course focuses on properly installing a conventional water in/water out shower pan. This includes common mistakes and causes of tile installation failure. Attendees will individually construct their own traditional-type shower base and curb out of mortar, while following industry-accepted methods and requirements for waterproofing tile showers. The instructor will provide an overview of alternative […]

$495.00