Floor coverers install a wide variety of flooring materials, including carpet, resilient, wood, laminates, and sport surfaces. UBC floor covering professionals are experts at estimating materials, understanding pattern layout, and safely and properly employing the industry’s many tools, adhesives, and fastening systems. Professional floor coverers from the UBC are found in commercial, residential, and institutional settings.
To become a Floor Covering Installer, a grade 10 education is currently the legal minimum to be apprenticed in this trade under the Ontario College of Trades Apprenticeship Act (2009). Completion of a 6,000-hour Apprenticeship includes a combination of on-the-job work experience and completion of mandatory eight (8) week blocks of in-school training, before successfully writing an examination to obtain your Certificate of Qualification.