“The Instructors at National Academy of Floor Covering Training are among the finest in the industry. Over the past 13 years I have had the pleasure of observing them as educational authorities as well as being industry peers."

To host a class in your area contact Paul Pleshek at Paul@NAFCT.com or Sonny Callaham at Sonny@NAFCT.com

Resilient Flooring Essentials CONFERENCE 

HEAT WELD, FLASHCOVE WORKSHOP 

Charlotte, North Carolina ​ September 21-22 2018 

250.00 per person 

$200 Per person if you belong to a partner association

 $75.00 Hands on Heat Weld and Flashcove Workshop



SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm       Pre-registration at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites 

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
7:30 am to 8:00 am       
Registration
8:00 am to 8:15 am       
Welcome and Announcements

8:15 am to 9:15 am       Concrete: Characteristics, Composition and Additives; Impact on Performance and Vapor Emissions
                                       Dean Craft, ISE Logik Ind.

9:15 am to 10:00 am     Gypsum and Concrete Underlayment: Hardness, Porosity, Bond: Causes and Techniques to Identify Concerns Prior to Installation
                                       Seth Pevarnik, Ardex 

10:00 am to 10:15 am   Break
10:15 am to 11:15 am   Qualifying and Preparing Substrates for Resilient Flooring
                                       Jeff Johnson, Mapei

11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Intricacies of Resilient Manufacturing and How it Impacts Installation and Maintenance
                                      Jim Kups, Novalis

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm    Lunch and Learn:

Schonox Technical representative David Sowell Will be present: Ön It, Time With HPS Schönox
A presentation and demonstration relating to Schönox System Solutions and Schönox AP Rapid.
This presentation will be streamed live on the NAFCT Facebook Page and also available on the NAFCT Facebook page for the next 6 months.


1:30 pm to 3:00 pm      Plasticizers and the Stability of Resilient Plank/Tile 
                                       Brent Fike, Roppe

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm     Sound Dampening and Performance of Cork and Cork Underlayment 
                                     Don Jewell of Loba Wakol

 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm    Data Logging, F2170 Rh, Dew Point and Vapor Pressure
                                      Andrew Rynhart, Tramex

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
8:00 am to 8:15 am       Welcome and Announcements

8:15 am to 9:45 am       WPC and SPC, A Panel Discussion, Manufacturing, Installation, Site Requirements and Maintenance.
                                       Len Daubler, Shaw Industries

                                       Dave Altman, MetroFlor

                                       Dennis Bradway, Mannington 

9:45 am to 10:00 am     Break

10:00 am to 10:45 am    Flashcoves, Proper Construction and Installation Techniques 
                                       Mike Pidgeon, Roppe 

                                       Brett Fike, Roppe

10:45 am to 11:30 am    Heat Welding Resilient The Professional Way
                                       William Thornton of Tarkett Sports

11:30 am to 12:15 pm    Transitions: Construction, Composition and Proper Installation
                                        Bill Trieber, Artistic Finishes




INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTRATE AND SUBFLOOR INSPECTION COURSE (ISSI)
WOOD AND 
LAMINATE FLOORING INSPECTOR COURSE (WLFI)

NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FLOOR COVERING INSTRUCTORS

 

National Academy of Floor Covering Training students thrive under the mentorship and training provided by nationally as well as internationally recognized instructors. 

NAFCT mentoring has a vital role in ongoing student training. Student guidance in real life scenarios ensures success and industry advancement.

TESTIMONIALS

NAFCT OFFERS GROUP COURSES DESIGNED FOR YOUR ORGANIZATIONS NEEDS IN ADDITION TO CUSTOM CURRICULUM FOR GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL ENRICHMENT WITH QUALIFYING CERTIFICATIONS. NAFCT IS A CERTIFYING BODY ALLOWING THE OPTION OF PROCEEDING WITH APPLICABLE CERTIFICATION EXAM AFTER COURSE COMPLETION. NAFCT OFFERS CERTIFICATIONS FROM WELL-KNOWN ASSOCIATIONS.


AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS INCLUDE:

IICRC

CFI

FCICA

NWFA

NICFI

A heartfelt thank you to our Resilient Flooring Essentials Convention Sponsors and speakers

RESILIENT FLOORING 
INSPECTOR COURSE​ (RFI)

Synergy Procurement Corp.

 Jenny E.K. Riddle NWFA CSA.