Floorcovering installers install, replace and repair a variety of floorcoverings. They work with cushion, carpeting, vinyl, resilient tile, sheet flooring and seasonal carpet. In some jurisdictions, floorcovering installers may also install and repair pre-finished wood, unfinished wood, engineered wood, laminate and artificial turf.
Designation Year: 1990
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, YT
Trade title: Floorcovering Installer, in AB, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, PE, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Floor Covering Installer (BC, NU, ON), Resilient Flooring Layer (QC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Floorcovering Installer trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Please refer to the Essential Skills section of the trade’s Occupational Standard that describes the essential skills needed to succeed in this trade.
Find job market information such as wages, outlooks, education and skills needed at Explore Careers on the Job Bank website.
Try the sample Floorcovering Installer examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Red Seal Exam Breakdown to see how many exam questions are on each exam section.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Floorcovering Installer.