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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience

Floor Layer Standard Skills (F301)


40 hours (1 week).

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

October 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define and apply terminology common to substrate preparation and BCT tile installation; compare and contrast underlayment products and installation procedures; formulate and apply methods to install underlayment; develop a procedure and apply it to install square tile; install equal border and diagonal floor tile; and estimate material and square tile for various types of carpet installation jobs.


Major topics include: shop and safety rules, use of PPE of hand and power tools, substrate preparation, underlayment products and installation procedures, border, and  diagonal floor tile. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 5 semester hours in Floorcovering or related disciplines (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).