Article Number: 24620
NWFA 2024 Hands-On Education Calendar Released
Saint Louis, MO (October 17, 2023) The National Wood Flooring Association has released its 2024 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 a pivotal step towards career growth and achieving NWFA certification, making it one of the best professional investments you can make to enhance your career and set yourself apart from the competition," says Brett Miller, NWFA vice president of technical standards, training, and certification. "When you attend an NWFA hand-on training course, not only will you learn from some of the best in the industry, but attending also exposes you to valuable networking opportunities with other wood flooring professionals."

The 2024 course schedule is as follows:

Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | San Jose, CA | February 6 9
Wood Floor Repairs | Dallas, TX | February 8
Wood Floor Sales and CP Testing | Dallas, TX | February 9
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Nashville, TN | February 13 16
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish | St. Louis, MO | February 20 23
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Waco, TX | February 27 March 1
Circles, Curves, & Bending Wood | Clarksville, TN | February 28 29
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish (Bilingual) | Dallas, TX | March 5 8
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | St. Louis, MO | March 12 15
Stair Balustrade (Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association) | St. Louis, MO | March 18 20
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Atlanta, GA | March 19 22
Wood Floor Claims, Evaluations, and Inspections | Wadesboro, NC | March 21 22
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Denver, CO | March 26 29
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | King of Prussia, PA | May 14 17
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Clarksville, TN | May 14 17
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | St. Louis, MO | May 21 24
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish | Wadesboro, NC | June 4 7
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Bowling Green, OH | June 4 7
Wood Floor Repairs | Boston, MA | June 4
Wood Floor Sales and CP Testing | Boston, MA | June 5
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish | Denver, CO | June 11 14
Wood Floor Repairs (Bilingual) | Los Angeles, CA | June 20
Problems, Causes, & Cures | Bloomington, MN | June 20
Subfloor Preparation | Syracuse, NY | June 20
Wood Floor Repairs and Bonus Mill Tour | Syracuse, NY | June 21
Wood Floor Claims, Evaluations, and Inspections | Bloomington, MN | June 21
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Clarksville, TN | June 25 28
Installation CP Testing | St. Louis, MO | June 27
Sand & Finish CP Testing | St. Louis, MO | June 28
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Wadesboro, NC | July 9 12
Medallions & Parquetry | Denver, CO | July 11 12
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Kansas City, KS | July 16 19
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Tukwila, WA | July 16 19
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | York, PA | August 27 30
Medallions & Parquetry | San Jose, CA | September 5 6
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish | St. Louis, MO | September 10 13
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Denver, CO | September 10 13
Textured Wood & Color Finishes | Bowling Green, OH | September 12 13
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Charlotte, NC | September 17 20
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish (Bilingual) | Oakland, CA | September 17 20
Inspector School | St. Louis, MO | September 23 27
Basic Installation and Sand & Finish | Boston, MA | October 1 4
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Wadesboro, NC | October 8 11
Advanced Installation | St. Louis, MO | October 15 18
Intermediate Installation and CP Testing | Bowling Green, OH | October 22 25
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | Tukwila, WA | October 22 25
Advanced Finish | St. Louis, MO | November 5 7
Intermediate Sand & Finish and CP Testing | San Jose, CA | November 12 15
Problems, Causes, & Cures | Clarksville, TN | November 13
Wood Floor Repairs | Clarksville, TN | November 14
Subfloor Preparation (Bilingual) | Waco, TX | November 21
Moisture Testing (Bilingual) | Waco, TX | November 22
Installation CP Testing | St. Louis, MO | December 5

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 14 Research Park Drive, St. Charles, MO 63304, and can be contacted at 800.422.4556 (USA & Canada),636.519.9663 (local and international), or online at www.nwfa.org.



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