Register Now for NWFA Intermediate Sand & Finish Course: May 14th-17th

From May 14th – 17th, we will hold an NWFA Intermediate Sand & Finish course with certification testing right here at our headquarters in King of Prussia, PA. Space is limited, so click here to sign up now! This is a great opportunity to hone your existing skills and learn new ones.

This is a 3-day in-person intermediate level course for those with wood flooring experience. Includes in-depth training on general equipment maintenance, sanding multiple flooring types/species, unfinished/factory finished, engineered/multidirectional/parquet flooring. Also includes floor flattening methods, minimizing the scratch patterns and efficient use of professional sanding equipment. On the finishing side, the attendee will learn about and practice with stain application, sealers, natural oils, waxes, colorants, reactive conditioners, finish application, scraping, recoats and final coat application, repairs, and board replacement.

Certification Prerequisites:

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  • Be a member of the NWFA in good standing.
  • Have 3 years of experience with sanding and finishing hardwood floors; OR 1 year on-the-job sand & finish experience and attendance at qualifying classes*; OR completion of Wood Floor Specialist apprenticeship
  • Attend 3-day NWFA Sand & Finish Training
  • Complete the NWFA University (NWFAU) Online Sand & Finish Track OR completion of online written exam
  • Complete Hands-On Testing on the day following training event, demonstrating skills in 4 areas:
    • Rough sanding unfinished strip flooring.
    • Finish sanding and applying stain coat.
    • Applying seal coat.
    • Preparing and final coating of a prefinished or previously finished strip floor.
  • Sign the Certified Sand & Finisher Code of Conduct.

NWFA Certification Testing (Additional $400 charge) will be available on Friday, May 17, 2024.

When? Tuesday, May 14, 2024 8:00 AM – Friday, May 17, 2024 5:00 PM EST

Where? City Floor Supply
555 E Church Rd
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Course Prerequisites: 1 year of Sand & Finish experience OR attendance at Basic Sand & Finish School

NWFA Member: $749.00
Non-Member: $849.00

Click here to sign up now!

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