Carpet Layer

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Unknown
Industries
O*Net Code
47-2041.00
Rapids Code
0071
Req. Hours
53100
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 40 total skills | 53100 total hours
Tools of The Trade - 1000 req. hrs
Safe use of all tools and equipment.
500 hrs
Care, maintenance, and proper storage of tools equipment and materials.
500 hrs
Preparation of Base Surfaces - 5500 req. hrs
Disconnecting and removing obstacles such as appliances and light fixtures.
750 hrs
Pulling plug only – no hard wire disconnect.
750 hrs
Safely removing existing materials, as appropriate.
750 hrs
Sweeping, scraping, sanding, chipping and irregularities
750 hrs
Filling cracks with such materials as putty, plaster, cement grout.
750 hrs
Pouring floors, as in Ardey or Tech -2,800. (optional)
750 hrs
Installation of Underlayments For Hard Surfaces - 7600 req. hrs
Reading blueprints, sketches, work orders and/or specifications
350 hrs
Handling underlayment materials, such as plywood and felt.
350 hrs
Measuring underlayment materials
350 hrs
Cutting underlayment materials.
350 hrs
Applying adhesive cement to flooring.
350 hrs
Installing and fitting underlayment materials.
350 hrs
Installation of Hard Surface Materials - 33600 req. hrs
Reading blueprints, sketches, work orders and/or specifications.
2000 hrs
Measuring and planning layout for sheet goods, non-patterned, patterned, custom insets. Measuring and planning layout for tiles: square installation, diagonal patterns, others.
2000 hrs
Handling hard surface materials.
2000 hrs
Laying out and marking center lines, guidelines, and borderlines on foundation materials.
2000 hrs
Measuring and cutting covering materials.
2000 hrs
Laying hard surface materials, fitting. Knifing, direct scribing, pattern scribing, other.
2000 hrs
Applying covering using adhesive, staples, tape, nails, other.
2000 hrs
Matching patterns and executing designs.
2000 hrs
Seaming sections of sheet covering by double cutting, underscribing, sealing/welding, other.
2000 hrs
Rolling finished surface.
2000 hrs
Applying finishing materials: cove base, base shoe, metals/vinyl, other.
2000 hrs
General maintenance and repair of hard surface materials.
2000 hrs
Safe use, storage and disposal of adhesive.
2000 hrs
Installation of Carpet - 53100 req. hrs
Reading blueprints, sketches, work orders, and/or specifications.
1500 hrs
Measuring and planning layout for appearance, durability, and matching of patterns, estimating amounts of materials.
1500 hrs
Handling underlay and carpet materials.
1500 hrs
Laying padding or undelaying materials, securing by stapling, gluing, taping, other.
1500 hrs
Measuring and marking carpet.
1500 hrs
Cutting carpet.
1500 hrs
Installing fastening devices such as tackless strip, tacking strip, other.
1500 hrs
Installing carpet: convention method (stretching), gluing down, taping, other.
1500 hrs
Trimming and securing carpet, finishing with metals/vinyls, base, other.
1500 hrs
Seaming carpet by heat, sewing, wet method, taping, other.
1500 hrs
General maintenance and repairing of carpet and underlay.
1500 hrs
Safely using, storing and disposing of adhesive.
1500 hrs
Removing all types of carpet and handling new installation over old glues.
1500 hrs

Technical Instruction

Safety and Accident Prevention
Fundamentals
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Trade Safety – including proper use, storage and disposal of adhesive
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MSDS sheets; removal of existing materials, including asbestos-back fall protection; all applicable ACHE and EPA regulations, standardized rules
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Asbestos Safety – Approved course for “Asbestos Handle certificate
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First Aid – 6.5 hours minimum every three years
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Blueprint Reading and Sketching
Elementary Blueprinting Reading
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Sketching and Drawing (including scaled drawings and working draw layout
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CAD (optional)
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Mathematics
Arithmetic
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Algebra
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Trade Math
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Estimating Materials and Costs
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