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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Carpet Tile and Direct Glue Installation

35 hours (1 week).
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.

September 2005 - May 2023.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: construct and maintain a square layout using the 3-4-5 and swing arc method; compare and contrast different types of carpet tile and layout styles (alternate grain - monolithic, and ashlar); use the pyramid installation method to keep field tile square; summarize proper application methods of adhesives, seam sealers, and rolling procedures for direct glue carpet installation; assess and defend whether carpet should be repaired or replaced; and choose best repair method for a section of carpet based upon the damage.
The course focuses on the layout and installation of carpet tile as well as an overview of repairs that installers may be required to perform. Students learn to use the 3-4-5 layout method to layout, install, and fit square, diagonal and herringbone patterns.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Floor Covering or related disciplines (9/10) (9/17 revalidation).