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Wood Floor Training School

Wood Floor Training School


Posted in Wood Flooring News by Source on July 6th 2010

The British Wood Flooring Association (BWFA) are soon to unveil a purpose built training facility specifically designed to provide training for wood flooring professionals. Located centrally for nationwide appeal and convenience, the centre is expected to open soon in Birmingham and will provide a range of courses to suit the flooring industry’s needs. The drive for this facility has been supported by a core membership who are keen to see an improvement in standards within the wooden flooring industry and see a training centre as the key resource needed to achieve this goal. 

The training centre will provide accredited training and education with a wide range of wood flooring courses aimed at new entrants to the industry as well as those already employed within the wood flooring profession. All the courses will result in NVQ awards and all members of the BWFA will qualify for discounted rates. Planned flooring courses include:

  • Approved construction skills 2 year apprenticeship in wood flooring –This will be open to applicants of all ages and will lead to level 2 NVQ and it will be the only course of its kind in the country. Installation courses - beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. Sanding and finishing courses - beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. Sales, estimating and product awareness – This will be aimed at those already employed as wood flooring professionals with the prime aim being to increase their product knowledge. Bespoke courses – Custom made course upon request for anything from subfloor preparation to wood floor finishing. NVQ level 2 in wooden flooring – This course will be offered and will normally be fully funded.

Once you have chosen your beautiful wooden flooring, if you need to find an experienced and qualified wood flooring professional to instal it for you, just contact one of our flooring sales team and we will try and put you in touch with a floor fitter to provide you with a competitive quote direct.


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