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.

1-Week Intro Into Hardwood/Laminate/LVP


This one-week CFI Hardwood/Laminate/ LVP course is a comprehensive overview of basic residential installation

Topics include:

  • Preparation of floor prior to installation
  • Acclimation
  • Glue down, nail-down and floating floors
  • Locking systems
  • Damaged board replacement
  • Nail-down, glue-down and floating floor installations
  • Properties and characteristics of unfinished and pre-finished floors (solid – types of cuts – plain, quarter sawn, rift sawn)
  • Adhesives
  • Transition systems
  • Expansion issues
  • Board repair
  • Balancing floors

Visit to register or give them a call at (816) 231-4646


Posted on

February 13, 2023

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