The NWFA inspection
certification exam will be administered to all interested
and qualified students after the IICRC exam. NWFA requires 3
years installation experience or completion of NWFA
installation course to qualify to take the NWFA exam.
recognizing installation errors, coatings and finishing.
Understanding the effect of wood characteristics, harvesting,
drying and milling.
Sort out and identify maintenance and site related
Collect evidence and document problems to
support your conclusion and bring about a speedy resolution.
All types of wood are
covered including solid hard woods, engineered wood and
Wood and wood related floor coverings are a growing
segment of the flooring market. As these products develop
and change, there is a great need for qualified inspectors
who can identify problems and cures.
designed this class?
In response, industry experts in laminates, various
hardwoods, engineered woods and wood products have worked
together to identify the information that should be included
in a course such as this.
Needs this Class?
This is for anyone involved with the manufacture, maintenance,
installation, selling, design or inspection of wood and
floor coverings. A background in wood installation is very
More about the course...
Problems with moisture, movement, contamination, alkalinity,
fastener slippage, maintenance, manufacturing, design, expansion
and contraction, levelness and support are covered from
the bottom up.
Testing, both on-site and in the lab, analysis, documentation
and photography are discussed.
supply of qualified inspectors
in this area is Limited!!!
Manufacturers are asking for these qualifications NOW. You
will be of great value to the wood industry if you understand