3-Day Course    Day 1 Introductions & Lecture— After this session you will understand: Flooring Industry & Training - British Standards, The Carpet Fitter’s Toolbox - Specialist Tools Floor Preparation-Wood /Concrete: Repairs & Hard-boarding, Existing Floor Coverings. Accessory Fixings: Nails, Staples, Adhesives, Electrical, Gas and Pipe-work Considerations Health & Safety Considerations, COSHH Regulations Summary.  Gripper Rods - Metal Profiles Types & Uses.  Underlay -Types & Uses: Felt, Foam, Rubber Practical— After this session you will be able to complete to a professional standard: Install Gripper Rods Correctly in Rooms, Stairs, Curved areas, Wood / Concrete. Cut & Install Common Metal Profiles. Cut & Install Common Types of Underlay and Liners in Rooms, Stairs, Bathrooms. Using Tapes & Fixings Day 2  Lecture- In this session you will learn about: Carpet Types and Uses - Construction, Fibre, Advantages & Limitations, Fitting Considerations Industry Classifications - Wear Classifications, Common Widths Setting Out and Pattern Alignment, Pile Direction. Avoiding Complaints & Customer Service Tips Practical— After this session you will be able to carry out to a professional standard: Set out and Install Different Types of  Carpets in Rooms, Bathrooms. Using Starting points, Stretch Fit Techniques using gripper, perimeter fixings adhesives / tapes, further cutting techniques. Use Cutting Techniques & Carpet Trimmers— Plus ‘tricks of the trade’ Day 3  Lecture— In this session you will learn about: Imperial Vs Metric ‘How to’   Measuring & Estimating Basics - Rooms, Hall Stairs Landings Colour Matching, Pattern Matching, Pile Direction, Manufacturing Faults. Planning / Cutting  Hall, Stairs & Landings. Location of Seams: Wear Patterns, Cross Joins, Application of Standards. Heat Seaming, Cold Seaming, Joining Felt / Rubber Backed Carpets Practical—  In this session  you will also learn how to carry out to a professional standard:Fitting Straight Stairs, Heat Seams. Cold Seams, Seaming Felt Backed and Rubber Backed Carpet 5-Day Course    The final two days of the course are mainly practical sessions conducted under supervision: Day 4  Practical—In this session you will learn and complete: Planning & Installation of Carpet Tiles. Patterns, Finding Centres Starting Points, Setting out, Cutting in and Shapes.  Applying Tackifiers and Adhesives. Commercial Stick-Down Methods  - Double stick—Installation of Gripper, Applying Tackifier, Fitting Underlay. Application of Permanent Adhesive,  Cutting in Carpet, Flush Cutting, Turn and Stick, Overview of single Stick. Day 5  Practical—In this session you will learn and carry out: Further Stairs—Kite Winders. Bull-nose steps, Planning, Cutting, Pile Direction. Turn & Tack and Net Finishing.  Overview of Open Plan, Stair Edgings. Planning & Installation of stair rods, carpet binding using Easybind system. 7-Day Course    Day 6 & 7 Domestic Vinyl Fitting: Practical— After this session you will be able to complete to a professional standard: Sub Floor Preparation, Installation of Ply/hard board. Moisture testing, Floor Screeding. Planning and Estimating, Tricks of the trade, Planning & Installation of Domestic Vinyl  Cutting Techniques,  Adhesives, Vinyl Trimmers. Installing Vinyl in flat and toilet Areas. Seams & Cold Weld Techniques.
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