A Carpet, Linoleum and Soft Tile Worker installs carpet, Linoleum, Soft Tile, Rubber Tile, Laminate Flooring, Vinyl Composition Tile, Sheet Vinyl and a variety of specialized flooring. Duties include installing carpet, linoleum, and soft tile on floors, walls, and stairs at residential and commercial sites as well as preparation of surfaces, measuring, calculations, cutting and fitting.
|Starting wage||Apprentice $14.13 hour/Journeyman $28.25|
|Benefits for Apprentices||Medical, dental and vision care for worker and dependants after working 130 hours per month. Vacation and pension available immediately|
|Education prerequisites||High School Graduate, GED/equivalent|
|Physical requirements||Yes, must be physically able to perform the work of the trade|
|Additional requirements||You must bring the following items the day of the exam in order to apply for entry to the program your current valid California Drivers License and your valid Social Security Card|
|Written or oral entry exams||Written test and Oral Test|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Floor Preparation|
Installation of Sheet Goods,
Carpets, and Laminates
Safety and OSHA regulations
Contact: The District Council 16 Journeyman & Apprentice Training, 865 Stillwater, Unit 7, West Sacramento, CA 95605, Alex Beltran – Director of Training.
Applications: You must make an appointment in advance to be able to register for the program. You may appear on a scheduled test date by 8:00 am to see if space is available that day. There is no guarantee you will be allowed to test that day. Auxiliary testing may be added as needed. 9:00 am second Tuesday of the month Apprenticeship Training Center.
How do new apprentices get their first job? The applicant must seek his/her own employment from participating employers after meeting the qualifications to enter an apprenticeship program.
Other allied trades with apprenticeship programs: The District Council 16 Journeyman & Apprentice Training.