The aim of this full-time programme 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).


  • Education: N/A
  • Aptitude: Participants require basic numeracy skills as calculation of area is a large part of the course. Literacy skills are also very important, particularly in order to complete the assessments
  • Previous Experience: No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for this course.


Title Award Awarding Body
Textile Floor Covering Installation Installing Carpet & Vinyl Floor Covering (5N0973) QQI
Customer Service (5N0972) Customer Service (5N0972) QQI
Induction (3 Days)  
Career Planning And Job Seeking Skills  
Measuring, Planning & Estimating Measuring Planning & Estimating Flooring (5N0971) QQI


Manually lift and move objects and loads safely. Work on construction sites without being a risk to themselves or to others. Note: As an 8 hour duration within one day, is a mandatory requirement to complete this Safepass module, it is important that the training centre's extend their day to 8 hours in order to accommodate this requirement. Measure, plan and estimate floor areas to facilitate efficient flooring installation. Apply defined procedures and techniques in the installation of carpet and vinyl floor covering in accordance with best practice. Provide effective customer service within a range of environments. Plan and achieve realistic work goals. Demonstrate a broad range of occupational competencies in a real work environment.