The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) and the National Academy of Floor Covering Training (NAFCT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two flooring organizations.
Further, in this understanding, the two organizations will cooperate and coordinate efforts between them. This includes ensuring that members of each group are aware of the mission and activities of each other; exchanging website links; NAFCT will encourage qualified FCICA members as instructors for NAFCT schools and courses; NAFCT will recommend FCICA education sessions and webinars as continuing education; and NAFCT will explore sessions in conjunction to FCICA’s convention.
“FCICA is excited to be partnering with the NAFCT,” says Kim Oderkirk, Executive Vice President. “Through sharing resources, we will increase the availability of trainings and better the education of flooring professionals.”
NAFCT president Paul Pleshek agrees that, “This partnership will enhance the training available for floor covering professionals and those interested in joining the field. NAFCT looks forward to participating in educational events with FCICA and contributing to FCICA committees.”
About the FCICA
Headquartered in West Bloomfield, MI, the FCICA is an international association that provides a unique network for problem solving, education and support, while enhancing its members’ businesses and the flooring industry. Its vision is to be recognized by the floor covering design and construction industries as the commercial flooring contractors’ organization. The association currently has members in 36 states, plus Burma, Guam and Canada. For more information about, visit www.fcica.com or call (248) 661-5015, toll free (877) TO-FCICA.
About the NAFCT
NAFCT is an educational organization specializing in the certification of flooring inspectors in all floor coverings and substrates. It is the goal of the NAFCT to be the industry go-to organization for certifications from many different certifying bodies. They strive to supply the most thorough, advanced inspections training in the industry. For more information, call (920) 858-9569, or visit www.nafct.com.