Saint Louis, MO (January 21, 2021) The National Wood Flooring Association has released its 2021 Hands-On Training Calendar. These events are held at various NWFA regional training centers across the United States and Canada. Each course is led by an NWFA Regional Instructor. These instructors are highly skilled and trained individuals who have a great passion for the wood flooring industry and are eager to share their knowledge with others.
"Participating in NWFA hands-on training is one of the best personal and professional investments you can make to enhance your career. Not only do you learn from some of the best in the industry, but attending also opens the door to networking opportunities with other wood flooring professionals," says Brett Miller, NWFA vice president of technical standards, training, and certification. "In 2021, we are offering training programs across the country with regional restrictions in mind, allowing attendees to feel safe, comfortable, and engaged."
The course schedule is as follows:
Basic Installation (3-day) | Chesterfield, MO |February 23-25
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Charlotte, NC | February 23-25
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Bowling Green, OH | March 2-5
Basic Sand & Finish (3-day) | Chesterfield, MO | March 23-25
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Dickson, TN | March 30-April 2
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Chesterfield, MO | April 6-9
Principles of Wood Flooring (4-day) | Chicago, IL | April 13-16
Intermediate Sand & Finish (4-day) | Bowling Green, OH |May 11-14
Concrete Surface Prep (1-day) | Swedesboro, NJ | May 14
Engineered Wood Flooring - How Its Made & Installed + Mill Tour (1½-day) | Peshtigo, WI | May 20-21
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Denver, CO | May 25-28
Moisture Testing Wood/Concrete (1-day) | Chicago, IL | June 4
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Deerfield Beach, FL | June 22-25
Concrete Surface Prep (1-day) | Brampton, Ontario | July 16
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | New York, NY | July 27-30
Concrete Self-Levelers/Moisture Control Systems (1-day) |Chicago, IL | August 6
Intermediate Installation (4-day) | Oakland, CA | September 7-10
Intermediate Sand & Finish (4-day) | Dickson, TN | September 7-10
Inspector School (5-day) |Chesterfield, MO | September 20-24
Advanced Finishes (3-day) | Bowling Green, OH | September 21-23
Intermediate Sand & Finish (4-day) |Denver, CO | September 28-October 1
Wood Floor Repairs, Touch-ups & Maintenance (1-day) | Chicago, IL | October 1
Advanced Installation (4-day) | Chesterfield, MO | October 5-8
Intermediate Sand & Finish (4-day) | Oakland, CA | October 26-29
Intermediate Sand & Finish (4-day) |Charlotte, NC | November 2-5
Advanced Finish (3-day) | Chesterfield, MO | November 9-11
Concrete Surface Prep (1-day) | Azusa, CA| November 12
Each NWFA hands-on class includes an educational reference manual, access to online courses that reinforce the hands-on training being taught, safety goggles, disposable respiratory mask, earplugs, instructor directory, and lunch.
The National Wood Flooring Association is a not-for-profit trade organization, with more than 3,200 member companies worldwide, dedicated to educating consumers, architects, designers, specifiers and builders in the uses and benefits of wood flooring. NWFA members receive the best in educational training, benefits, technical resources, and networking to advance their professionalism and success. The NWFA is located at 111 Chesterfield Industrial Boulevard, Chesterfield, MO 63005, and can be contacted at 800.422.4556 (USA & Canada),636.519.9663 (local and international), or online at www.nwfa.org.