Summary Floor Covering Installer in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "floor covering installer" was moved from the group Floor covering installers (NOC 7295) to the group Floor covering installers (NOC 73113).
Find key facts and figures about working as a floor covering installer. The following information is applicable to all Floor covering installers (NOC 73113).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Floor covering installers install carpet, wood, linoleum, vinyl and other resilient floor coverings in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. They are employed by construction companies, floor-covering contractors and carpet outlets, or they may be self-employed. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
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Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in British Columbia
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The job prospects are limited in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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advertised in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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- Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
- Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
- Prepare flooring plans and scheduling
- Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
- Prepare tenders and quotations
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