Scholarships for specific trainings with the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), International Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) and Certified Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) are currently available through the Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF). Each month these organizations offer multiple courses on a variety of basic flooring installation education topics. 

FCEF will provide 50% of the tuition cost through its scholarship program

June 6-9

NWFA Basic Installation and Sand & Finish Combination Hands-On Training – Bowling Green, Ohio

NWFA Intermediate Sand & Finish Hands-On Training – San Jose, California

June 12- July 18

DeGraaf Interiors/CFI 5-Week Flooring Installation – Grand Rapids, Michigan

June 20-22

NWFA Intermediate Installation Hands-On Training – Wadesboro, North Carolina

July 17-21

Understanding and Installing Ceramic Tile – Pendleton, South Carolina

July 18-21

NWFA Basic Installation and Sand & Finish Combination Hands-On Training – New York, New York

July 21-22

CTEF Mortar Shower Base and Waterproofing (MSBWP) – Pendleton, South Carolina

More CFI and CTEF courses have been approved for scholarship eligibility and will be added to the FCEF education and training calendar. Here is a sneak peek at what is to come:


4 Week Resilient Installation

1 Week Carpet Installation

1 Week Resilient Installation

1 Week Hardwood Installation


100 Level Foundations Series  

200 Level Practical Installation Series

For more on the FCEF, click here