General Training Advice

The CFA are here to help members with general training advice as well as on apprenticeship recruitment.

If you are thinking of taking on an apprentice and need some help and support a good place to start is Go Construct which promotes the benefits of apprenticeships; it also includes Apprenticeship Information For Employers. The Governments Employ an Apprentice pages are also helpful and the CFA's Training Guide has contact details of training providers throughout the country.

If you would like to talk to someone about training or apprenticeships please don’t hesistate to contact us here at the CFA office on 0115 941 1126 or email

The Contract Flooring Association Training Guide

The CFA is committed to training through a range of direct support and guidance, as well as promoting external initiatives. You can find a wealth of information in our Training Guide which covers:

  • Floorlaying Apprenticeships
  • NVQs, SVQs and Diplomas in Floorcoverings
  • OSAT and Specialist Upskilling Programmes
  • CSCS requirements
  • FITA Courses
  • Manufacturer Training Courses
  • Site Management Training
  • CITB Levy and Grants
  • Go Construct constructions new careers and recruitment web site