FCITS, Flooring Inspectors

FCITS Carpet Inspector Certification Class

If you would like to register, or for more information on any of the FCITS classes, please call (800) 462-2151 or email beth@fcits.org
Classes are held at the FCITS office:
2515 Cleveland Hwy., Suite 5
Dalton, GA 30721
Courtyard Marriott Dalton
785 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 275-7215
FCITS Nightly Rate: $99.00
La Quinta Inn & Suites
715 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 272-9099 / (800)-SLEEPLQ (toll-free)
FCITS Nightly Rate: $75.00 - includes FULL HOT breakfast buffet

Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Prerequisite: Minimum of 5 years experience in the flooring industry.
Class Fee: $1,495

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Introductory Course for Residential & Main Street Carpet Inspection Covers:

  • Most Common Issues: See actual samples of over 100 known carpet issues.
  • Manufacturing: All phases of design, construction, tufting, dyeing, and finishing.
  • Manufacturing Related Issues: Learn how to identify the most common manufacturing issues.
  • Yarn Systems: Advanced discussion on features & benefits of all fibers used in carpet production.
  • Installation Methods: Complete review of all of the different installation methods.
  • Installation Related Issues: Learn how to detect and determine if the carpet is installed properly.
  • Industry Standards: Understand and apply all relative industry standards to each inspection.
  • Jobsite Requirements: Full discussion on correct jobsite conditions and maintenance procedures.
  • Performance Issues: Learn how to determine if the carpet is suited for where it’s installed at.
  • Carpet Cleaning: Discussion covers the advantages and disadvantages of all cleaning methods.
  • Mill Tour: Gain an understanding of how carpet is made and where manufacturing issues can occur.
  • Inspection Tools: Know exactly what tools you’ll need and how to use them.
  • Repairs: Learn what conditions are repairable and which require full replacement of the carpet.
  • Report Writing: Learn how to write a solid report clearly defining the issue and assign responsibility. Report Template: Use provided form that neatly presents your information and findings.
  • Marketing: Learn how to get your inspection business up and running in one week. 
  • Customers: Find out exactly who needs your service. Actual manufacturing contacts are provided.
  • Five-Day Course: Taught in Dalton, Georgia—The Flooring Capitol of the World!