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WLFI

Wood and Laminate Flooring Inspector (WLFI)

The Wood and Laminate Flooring Inspector (WLFI) certification provides an understanding of woods and laminates, identification, and wood/laminate concerns. In addition, this certification covers types of materials, manufacturing processes, handling, transportation, distribution network, specifications, substrates/subfloors, installation methods, maintenance, cleaning, inspection procedures, warranties, report writing, risk management, expert witness, and accepted industry practices and standards as each relates to inspections.

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RFI

Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI)

The Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI) certification provides training to expand the knowledge and understanding of the professional technician in the maintenance of resilient flooring. Upon completing this certification, students will have technical information that will aid in the identification of classifications within the resilient flooring category and know about the basic raw materials used in the manufacturing process of each of these classifications. Classification identification will include common and individual characteristics and properties of the individual classifications. Students will learn the life cycle of the classifications of flooring in the resilient category to include the manufacture, installation, maintenance, and demolition of the products. Individual programs for each classification will discuss the impact of environmental conditions on productivity and frequency of cleaning.

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I can use this to...

Perform pre-installation oversight which may prevent negative issues.

I can use this to...

Review residential, marine, manufacturing, medical, commercial industries floor products.

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SCI

Senior Carpet Inspector (SCI)

The Senior Carpet Inspector (SCI) certification focuses on preparing carpet inspectors for certification. It also serves as an introductory floor covering inspection certification explaining basic investigation procedures that apply to all floor coverings. Before attending the course, you should know about fibers, yarn construction, carpet construction, and installation. The course emphasis is on field testing, lab testing, inspection techniques, advanced construction, installation and maintenance issues, report writing, warranty interpretation, color issues, photography, sample collection, practice, and tours of related facilities.

There are two types of Senior Carpet Inspectors:

Credentialed

Typically works directly with a single manufacturer and is relied upon for expertise regarding carpet defects and claims.

Practicing

These inspectors can be hired by companies or consumers to conduct independent inspections that are separate and apart from influence that might be perceived by end-users to be biased toward a manufacturer, retailer or installer.

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ISSI

Introduction to Substrate and Subfloor Inspection (ISSI)

The Introduction to Substrate and Subfloor Inspection (ISSI) certification is an introductory, prerequisite certification to teach a basic understanding of substrates and subfloors related to finished floor coverings. This certification was developed for individuals engaged in inspecting, installing, creating, or interpreting specifications and other related professions. Emphasis is placed on teaching participants an overview of substrates and subfloors. 

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