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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 Surface Preparation (F303)


40 hours (1 week), plus 30 lab hours.

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 terms, applications, theory and procedures associated with Infection Control Risk Assessment Construction (ICRA); demonstrate awareness of infection control in health-care facilities; outline protection methods and safe work practices; use appropriate tools and equipment for floorcovering tasks including substrate preparation, moisture testing and underlayment; perform ramping, skimming, priming and self-leveling tasks; and estimate jobs.  


Major topics include: shop and safety rules, use of PPE of hand and power tools, substrate preparation, underlayment products and installation procedures, Infection Control Risk Assessment Construction, job evaluation, and infection control in health-care facilities. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation: 

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