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New Scheme To Qualify Newcomers For Better Flooring Industry Future!

London flooring specialists announced that new guidance will be issued by FeRFA soon in order to give practical and clear advice on the application and specification of screeds. A flooring professional who is a technical screed committee represents flooring contractors and manufacturers. His work will provide up-to-date and accessible guidance that contains best practice for screed and its application. The new guidance will help many London flooring specialists making the installation of London flooring solutions easier for them. This industry guidance will be accessible to download from the official website of FeRFA – it will include all the information that London flooring contractors need – type of screeds, application methods, areas of use and testing.

  • There will be further guidance sheets that follow the primary guidance note. London flooring experts share that it will cover specific themes, for instance preparing joints, backgrounds, thermal insulation and underfloor heating. London flooring company says that having the skills to apply screed systems is a must and for that reason Apprenticeship scheme now offers a new program to qualification for floor screeding.
  • This scheme was developed by CITB, FeRFA and London flooring specialists in the screeding sector in order to fill a training gap for the newcomers in the flooring industry. The two-year scheme involves a classroom, practical sessions and discussing screed specific topics. London flooring contractors explain that through this scheme beside from acquiring an NVQ L2 diploma, apprentices will receive training in field such as health and safety asbestos awareness, manual handling, first aid, project planning and preparing backgrounds to receive different types of screeds – calcium sulphate, traditional, flowable as well as underfloor heating and acoustic/thermal insulation.
  • London flooring specialists say that for the first time employers in the flooring industry are able to provide a well-structured route to competency and qualification in order to encourage the newcomers to flooring sector. For CITB registered London flooring contractors this scheme is the most cost-effective way to educate and train new London flooring employees and assure a competent and skilled workforce for the future.

FeRFA provides a skillful and qualified workforce through the achievement of acquiring NVQ – Level 2. As a result this certified workforce will raise the standards of London flooring industry and will guarantee the customers that London flooring contractors have the ability to undertake the work that is involved.

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