CITF Class Registration

INSTALL Substrate Preparation Certification Train The Trainer

REGISTER FOR CLASS:At Least 45 Days in Advance

Classes that do not meet the Minimum Attendance Requirements 45 days in advance will be cancelled.

Prerequisite: INSTALL Floor Layer Curriculum TTT

The minimum participants for this course is: 4

This 5 day course includes 32 hours of Substrate Preparation Seminar, and 8 hours of testing for the INSTALL Substrate Preparation Certification TTT. It is the first of its kind in the flooring industry. It is designed to qualify instructors to train and certify in their local areas.

It includes a comprehensive overview of industry substrate preparation standards, moisture testing, job site evaluation, underlayment conditions, identification of tools, and equipment use. This course has a strong emphasis on hands-on aspects of ramping, skimming, priming, and self-leveling.

This instructor course is not an "installation how-to". The Instructor participant is required to demonstrate hands-on skills, as well as general trade knowledge, in order to successfully pass the class. Instructors are expected to perform surface and substrate preparation skills to earn certification privileges. At the end of the course, participants must successfully pass the 100 question written test.

Tech Coordinator: Andy Carr


  • 11/27/2023 - 12/1/2023 (6 of 12 seats available - registrations close on 10/13/2023) register!
  • 2/12/2024 - 2/16/2024 (12 of 12 seats available - registrations close on 12/29/2023) register!
  • 7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024 (12 of 12 seats available - registrations close on 5/31/2024) register!