We are currently sponsors of the Flooring Industry Training Association (FITA). FITA work to support development and training with in the flooring industry. They run a variety of courses including the recently launched QA Card.
The FITA QA Card
Many professional trades are covered by industry standards to ensure that work is completed safely and to a high standard.
For gas fitters there is the Gas Safe register and for electricians there is the NICEIC.
The FITA QA Card will:
- Provide ongoing Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
- Provide an independent industry accreditation
- Provide risk reassurance for the client
- Keep floor fitters up to date with industry developments
The FITA QA Card has been broken down in to a series of modules to ensure that specific competencies can be easily measured and assessed. There is both a practical and a theory element to each module, to ensure thorough high quality assessment. One day assessments are held in the following subjects:
- Subfloor preparation*
- Vinyl Tile
- Carpet Tile
- Resilient sheet
- Adhered Carpet
- Floating Timber
On successfully completing the assessment a personalised QA FITA Card indicating which modules you have passed will be issued.