intermediate installation course

Floor Your Future is supported by the Floor Covering Education Foundation and we’re here to help you have a successful career step as a flooring craftsman.

intermediate installation

A 3-day in-person intermediate level course for those with some wood flooring industry experience. Includes in-depth training on jobsite preparation, layout, understanding the science of wood, an analysis of solid/engineered flooring, practice and instruction for nail/glue/floating installation methods of unfinished/ factory finished solid/engineered flooring, floor repair techniques, and simple herringbone pattern. Also includes an opportunity to learn how to incorporate simple design elements into any floor.


  • 1 year of installation experience OR attendance at the Basic Installation or Principles of Wood Flooring course.
  • Complete NWFA University Installation Safety learning path.

Materials Received

  • Receive and learn how to use NWFA Installation Guidelines and NWFA Jobsite Checklist.
  • CCUs
  • Receive 24 continuing certification units.

Career Path

• Qualifies attendee for Hands-on Installation Certification Test.
• Qualifies attendee for Advanced Installation Certification Test.
• Completion of this course plus Intermediate Sand & Finish course qualifies the attendee for Inspector school.


  • Included in NWFA Wood Flooring Specialist Apprenticeship Program

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