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Day Courses

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Course Duration:

19 weeks

Recruitment Method:

Recruitment will be by Interview

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Course Times:

Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 3:45pm and Friday 8:30am to 12:45pm

Course Certification:

Carpet & Vinyl Floor Cover Installation - 5SO994 (Special Purpose)

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Textile Floor Covering Installer


The aim of Textile Floor Covering Installer course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to install carpet and vinyl floor covering independently or under direction in both commercial and domestic settings. This programme comprises of three compulsory modules and learners who successfully complete this programme will achieve a QQI Special Purpose Level 5 Award in Carpet and Vinyl Floor Cover Installation (5S0994).

This is a full time  tutor led course where a combination of training methods is used to deliver this course.  These include instructions, presentations, demonstrations, supervised practice, practical work training, discussion groups, role plays, and giving and receiving feedback.  Participants are required to actively participate in the learning process and engage in course work outside of course hours.  They must complete a number of written exercises throughout the course and keep up-to-date records of their progress.  A number of methods are used to assess the participants’ progress and for certification purposes.  These include internal theory exams, practical exams, learner records and skills demonstrations.

Participants require basic numeracy skills as calculation of area is a large part of the course.  Literacy skills are also important, particularly in order to complete the assessments.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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