FITA Training Courses
Suitable for Domestic Installers
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
Cost Effective Estimating and Planning (Commercial) Linoleum Installation - Intermediate QA Resilient Sheet Sheet Vinyl - Wetrooms Installation - Advanced Sheet Vinyl Installation - Commercial - Advanced Sheet Vinyl Installation - Commercial - Basic/Intermediate Subfloor Preparation - Commercial View all courses...
Suitable for Domestic & Commercial Installers
Carpet Borders Fitting Course Carpet Fitting - Advanced Laminate and Floating Wood Fitting - Basic Linoleum Installation - Basic Moisture - Preventing Floor Failures Resilient / Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Fitting - Advanced Resilient / Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Fitting - Basic Resilient / Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Fitting - Intermediate Wood Fitting - Advanced Wood Fitting - Intermediate Wood Sanding and Finishing View all courses...
FITA QA Assessments
QA Card Carpet Tile Installation QA Card Floating Timber Installation QA Card Sheet Vinyl Installation QA Card Subfloor Preparation QA Card Vinyl Tile Installation QA Card Wood Sanding and Finishing View all courses...
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.
- 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
- Underfloor heating
- Listed buildings
- Overview Course Content
- Subfloor moisture testing
- Test methods
- Logging/evaluating results
- Subfloor preparations
- Subfloor renovation systems
- Smoothing compounds
- Installation methods
- Underlays: types and uses
- Door profiles
- Carpet construction and effects on installation
- Course Content Practical
- Stretching traditional woven carpets
- Pattern alignment
- Stretching patterns
- Correcting bows and skews
- Hand sewn double bullnose
- Joining and seeming
- Heat seaming
- Scrim and hot melt adhesive
- Tools of the trade