National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers

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National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers

The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) and the National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers (NICF) share technical information to help their members understand each other’s specialisms and requirements, as well as promote how the two trades can work together.

The partnership allows Members to direct customer enquiries via a trusted route to a fellow professional.

Sector: Domestic

Target: Consumer homes (B2C)

Member types: Trainee Fitter, Fitter, Accredited Fitter, Master Fitter

Members looking to become Master Fitters are assessed prior to being accepted into this category. Most members train at the FITA training centre which is a joint venture between NICF and CFA, with the aim of ensuring the quality of the installations is consistent across the industry and member base – 

Products installed include but aren’t limited to: carpet, domestic sheet vinyl, laminate, LVT, wood, resilient

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