Flooring industry professionals across the country can now enroll in installer and inspector certification classes provided by the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA).

According to NALFA, the classes offer numerous benefits, including higher income and increased business exposure. Classes kick-off in the Southeast July 10, continue on the West Coast in September and conclude in the Northeast in November. 

“This is a great way for flooring industry professionals to take their work to the next level and make some great contacts while they’re at it,” said Bill Dearing, NALFA president.

2014 Class Dates and Locations

Thursday, July 10 – Installer Class – Ringgold, Ga.

Friday, July 11 – Inspector Class – Ringgold, Ga.

Thursday, Sep. 25 – Installer Class – Anaheim, Calif.

Friday, Sep. 26 – Inspector Class – Anaheim, Calif.

Thursday, Nov. 13 – Installer Class – Salem, N.J.

Thursday, Nov. 14 – Inspector Class – Salem, N.J.

To qualify for the inspector class, participants must be certified by a nationally recognized inspector organization or have a minimum of three years experience as an inspector or be a NALFA Certified Installer with a current certification.

The class fee is $350 and includes lunch. Space is limited, so interested participants are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. 

To register for either course or for more information, contact Teiya Eubanks at (423) 316-1566 or teubanks@kmtcreative.com. To register, download the registration form at NALFA.com, complete and fax to NALFA at (423) 634-9074.