Resilient Modular Installation Certification

About the Course

The resilient modular course is designed to further develop your skills and knowledge for successful flooring installations of click, loose-lay, and glue down resilient products. The certification course is composed of both online and in-person learning. Information will include product knowledge, terminology, adhesives, sound control, and product installation.

Students completing this course and earning certification will be able to:

  • Identify locking mechanisms on click floating floors
  • Identify proper adhesive type for the installation
  • Determine necessary layout for installation
  • Understand terminology from the resilient industry
  • Recognize general ASTM standards for resilient
  • Better understanding of how to handle underlayments and sound control
  • Better understanding of subfloor requirements for resilient
  • Successfully complete in-person evaluation

Required Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills:

  • NAFCT substrate and subfloor prep certification course
  • Some knowledge and experience of flooring installation

Join us for NAFCT's Inaugural Resilient Installation Training Event

EARN TWO CERTIFICATIONS DURING NAFCT’S 3-DAY EVENT

Date: February 21, 22, 23

Location: MAPEI Adhesive Manufacturing Facility | 201 Enterprise Drive, Calhoun, GA

EVENT SCHEDULE

February 21 | 8am – 4:30pm
Substrate & Subfloor Prep Training | Instructed by Sam Biondo, MAPEI Corporation

February 22 | 8am – 4pm
Resilient Modular Installation Training | Instructed by Andy McWilliams and Kevin Phillips, Novalis US, LLC

February 23 | 8am – 1pm
Resilient Training Continued
Evaluation and Assessment

REGISTRATION FEES

3-Day Event – TWO Certifications

  • NAFCT member price
  • Non-members $495 for Both Certifications

Reilient Modular Installation Certifaction ONLY:

  • Member fee = $299
  • Non-member fee = $399

Substrate & Subfloor Prep Certification ONLY:

  • Member fee = $100
  • Non-member fee = $200

*Modular Resilient Installation Certification requires completion of Substrate & Subfloor Prep Course

Meet the Instructors

Sam Biondo, MAPEI Corporation

NAFCT SUBFLOOR PREP INSTRUCTOR

Sam Biondo is MAPEI’s National Technical Presenter. He has more than 25 years of international installation experience in the flooring industry. As the host of MAPEI’s popular MTI-TV series of videos and as a speaker at many industry functions, Sam combines installation expertise with real-world knowledge to help audiences easily comprehend new innovative technologies and their applications.

Andy McWilliams, Novalis US, LLC

NAFCT RESILIENT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTOR

Andy spent over 25 years in the installation field installing various types of flooring eventually specializing in residential and commercial Carpet and Resilient floorcoverings. Andy holds numerous carpet, vinyl, and surface prep certifications throughout the industry. Andy switched over to technical in 2019 to become the Technical Specialist, North America for Novalis US, LLC., one of the largest manufactures of vinyl floor coverings in the world. Andy is now the Technical Manager/National Trainer, North America for Novalis US LLC. In his roll at Novalis, he works closely with research and development on new products coming into the market and provides product and installation training for installers across United States.

Kevin Phillips, Novalis US, LLC

NAFCT RESILIENT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTOR

Kevin achieved the certified “Master-fitter” (installer) status at four different categories, additionally, became the only person to win every installation category of the UK, “Floor Covering Fitter of the Year” competition. Switching to technical management, Kevin is currently the Director of Technical Services for Novalis US, LLC., one of the largest manufactures of vinyl floor coverings in the world. Kevin represents Novalis at many of our industry associations including ASTM, RFCI, NAFCT and FCICA.

REGISTER TODAY

3-Day Event – TWO Certifications

  • NAFCT member price
  • Non-members $495 for Both Certifications

Reilient Modular Installation Certifaction ONLY:

  • Member fee = $299
  • Non-member fee = $399

Substrate & Subfloor Prep Certification ONLY:

  • Member fee = $100
  • Non-member fee = $200

*Modular Resilient Installation Certification requires completion of Substrate & Subfloor Prep Course

Register here for the Substrate and Subfloor Prep Certification course only.

In-person Training: February 21

With this registration, each participant will receive access to the subfloor prep online course curriculum. It is recommended participants take the online course curriculum prior to attending the in-person event.

Register for 3-Day Event

Certification for Subfloor Prep and Modular Resilient Installation

In-person Training: February 21, 22, 23

With this registration, each participant will receive access to the subfloor prep online course curriculum and modular resilient installation online course curriculum. It is recommended participants take the online course curriculum prior to attending the in-person event.

Already have your Subfloor Prep Certification?

If so, only register for Modular Resilient Installation Certification – 2-Day event

In-person Training: February 22 and 23

With this registration, each participant will receive access to the modular resilient installation online course curriculum. It is recommended participants take the online course curriculum prior to attending the in-person event.

Are you registering more than one person? If so, please utilize the group registration form.

When registering each attendee, you will be able to select if they will be attending the 3-day event, resilient installation only, or subfloor prep only.