Carpet Fitting Level 1

3 Day carpet course designed for newcomers to to the trade that are looking to gain skills and knowledge at preparing sub floors and installing textile floor coverings. £570.00 + VAT per person

Day 1 (9.00am – 5.30pm) 

  • Health + Safety
  • Different sub-floors and the construction of them explained.
  • Choosing the correct product to prepare the sub-floor (timber + solid sub-floors)
  • ‘Demo’ Reading moisture in concrete and wooden sub-floors (range of equipment used)
  • ‘Demo’ Applying surface DPM’s to include- Epoxy, 1 coat and 2 coat systems
  • ‘Demo’ Applying primers to include - Water Based, Acrylic Based, and Resin Based
  • ‘Hands on’ Reading moisture in concrete and timber subfloors
  • ‘Hands on’ Applying surface DPM’s
  • ‘Hands on’ Applying primers

 Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • ‘Demo’ Applying smoothing compounds to solid sub-floors to include- Latex based,      Water based and Fibre reinforced  
  • ‘Hands on’ Applying smoothing compounds to solid sub-floors
  • ‘Demo’ Templating skills
  • ‘Demo’ Installing plywood to include different fixing methods
  • ‘Demo’ Applying compounds to timber sub-floors
  • ‘Hands on’ Templating skills
  • ‘Hands on’ Installing plywood
  • ‘Hands on’ Applying compounds to timber sub-floors
  • Questions & Answers

Day 2 (9:00am - 5:30pm)

  • ‘Demo’ Different door profiles available and how to install them
  • 'Hands on' Installing door profiles
  • 'Demo' Different types of gripper and how to install them to staircases
  • 'Hands on' Installing gripper to staircases
  • ‘Demo’ Installing gripper to flat areas and different sub floors
  • ‘Hands on’ Installing gripper to flat areas

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)
 
  • ‘Demo’ Introduction to different types of underlay and installing them to straight stairs
  • 'Hands on' Installing underlay on stairs
  • 'Demo' Installing interlay and underlay
  • 'Hands on' Installing underlay in flat areas
  • 'Demo' Installing Carpet to straight stairs
  • ‘Hands on’ Installing Carpet to straight stairs
  • ‘Demo’ Setting out for patterned carpets
  • ‘Hands on’ Setting out
  • Questions + Answers

Day 3 (9:00am – 5:30pm)

  • ‘Demo’ Stretch patterns and stretching carpets correctly
  • ‘Hands on’ Stretching carpets
  • ‘Demo’ Different methods of cutting and tucking carpets
  • ‘Hands on’ Cutting and tucking carpets

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • ‘Demo’ Joining carpets
  • ‘Hands on’ Joining carpets 
  • 'Demo' How to use a 'power stretcher' when installing carpet
  • Questions & Answers

Price is £570.00 + VAT per person. Buffet lunch supplied.



Please Contact for inquires / information and bookings or 01564 703900 or fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side and we will contact you.

Dates: (2016)

7-9 November 2016 Fully Booked

Dates: (2017)

30th Jan - 1st Feb 2017
24-26th April 2017
22-24th May 2017

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