FITA Training Courses

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Suitable for Domestic Installers

FITA has courses to suit not only real beginners just getting started in the industry but upskilling courses aimed towards seasoned professionals too.
Carpet Fitting - Basic Carpet Fitting - Intermediate Natural Floorcoverings Profitable Measuring and Quoting Sheet Vinyl Installation - Domestic Subfloor Preparation - Domestic View all courses...

Suitable for Commercial Installers

Suitable for Domestic & Commercial Installers

FITA QA Assessments

NVQ Qualifications

FITA is able to offer a range of support to floor layers in obtaining NVQ';s in floor laying disciplines Find out more on our Qualifications page.

Carpet Workshops

This training course is considered suitable for Domestic & Commercial Installers

Carpet Fitting - Advanced

For fully trained and experienced fitters only.

Learn how to tackle complicated and intricate jobs. Gain insight and training from some of the best fitters in the industry on the correct approaches and techniques for the most complex aspects of carpet fitting.

Syllabus: -

  • Health and Safety
  • Customer relations
  • British Standard BS 5325 (textiles / carpets)
    • Main points affecting advanced fitting
  • British Standard BS 5808 (underlays)
  • ‘The FITA Way’
  • Sub-floor types and how they affect the installation
    • Adhesion
    • Underfloor heating
    • Listed buildings
  • Overview Course Content
    • Subfloor moisture testing
    • Equipment
    • Test methods
    • Logging/evaluating results
    • Subfloor preparations
    • Plywood
    • Subfloor renovation systems
    • DPMs
    • Smoothing compounds
    • Installation methods
    • Interlays
    • Underlays: types and uses
    • Gripper
    • Door profiles
    • Carpet construction and effects on installation
  • Course Content Practical
    • Stretching traditional woven carpets
    • Pattern alignment
    • Stretching patterns
    • Correcting bows and skews
    • Stairs
    • Hand sewn double bullnose
    • Joining and seeming
    • Heat seaming
    • Scrim and hot melt adhesive
    • Repairs
    • Re-tufting
    • Tools of the trade

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