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Floorcovering Installer

What does a Floorcovering Installer do?

Floorcovering Installers install, repair and replace floorcovering materials like underlay, carpet, vinyl and tile in commercial, residential and industrial buildings.

- They inspect and prepare substrates for covering
- They estimate the amount of material required
- They measure and cut the floorcovering material
- They install and fasten floorcovering material

What kind of person makes a good Floorcovering Installer?

Floorcovering Installer might be the job for you if you:

- Are physically strong and have good stamina
- Have colour vision and can match colours
- Are polite, and get along well with others

How do I become a Floorcovering Installer?

1. Find a company willing to take you as an apprentice
2. Register with AAIT (Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training)
3. Apprentice for 2 years, which includes 1500 hours of on the job training and 7 weeks of technical training at school each year.
4. Take the interprovincial Red Seal exam to become a registered Floorcovering Installer.
5. Now you can work almost anywhere in Canada!

Where does a Floorcovering Installer work?

Floorcovering Installers work for floorcovering retail outlets, contractors and installation companies. 81 per cent of Floorcovering Installers in Alberta are employed in the construction industry.

How much does a Floorcovering Installer make?

On average, Floorcovering Installers in Alberta make $26.50 an hour. Thatís about $48,300 a year.

Apprentice Floorcovering Installers must earn at least minimum wage.

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