Certified Flooring Installers (CFI), is a non profit trade association devoted to flooring installers. Since 1993, CFI has provided training and certification for the industry through inspection, installation, estimating, product knowledge, patterned and woven carpet, hardwood, ceramic, laminate and resilient flooring training. CFI is recognized worldwide for training. Students from across the United States and many nations, including Japan, Brazil, Africa, China, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Canada and Puerto Rico have participated in the CFI method of training.
What CFI offers the Flooring Industry:
2-day certification and training for installers on all surfaces
2 week beginner training on all hard surfaces
5 week residential carpet installation course for beginners
Access to a network of professional installers worldwide
Installer advocacy and membership
Help Line for Installers
Technical Services for retailers, workrooms, etc.
CFI eNewsletter for professional installation
Educational courses for estimating, inspection and sales
Educational courses on pattern matching and correction
Membership and benefits for manufacturers, retailers,
distributors and all industry parties
Customized training upon request
CFI is a division of the World Floor Covering Association. CFI's main office is located at 12201 W 88th Street Lenexa, KS 66215. World Floor Covering Association is a 501(c)6 non profit organization headquarted at 855 Abutment Rd STE 1 Dalton, GA 30721