Floor coverers install a wide variety of flooring materials, including carpet, resilient, wood, laminates, and sport surfaces. Members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters are the floor covering professionals are experts in the industry. They are responsible for estimating materials, understanding pattern layout, safely and properly employing the industry’s many tools, adhesives, and fastening systems.
The skills and techniques required to install flooring of all materials are gained through training, education and workplace learning. Floor covering is such a unique segment of construction floor covering is a standalone apprenticeship program in Canada that combines both hands on training and on the job training leading to members who have exceptional skill, ability and knowledge.