Oregon Floorcoverer Apprenticeship License

The Floorcoverer Apprenticeship License allows you to do the following work:

  • Use hand/power tools for floors to:
    • Cut
    • Shear
    • Spread
    • Stretch
    • Prepare
    • Measure
    • Hammer
  • Install, repair, maintain, and/or replace:
    • Carpets
    • Plastic laminates
    • Other decorative coverings in:
      • Ships
      • Airplanes
      • Automobiles
      • Athletic fields
      • Garage aprons
      • Swimming pools
      • Highway medians
      • Industrial buildings
      • Residential buildings
      • Commercial buildings

Apprentices gain knowledge of products, learn to create patterns with exact tolerances, and develop their ability to utilize scribes and divisions for precise work.

How to Get the Floorcoverer Apprenticeship License in Oregon?

Before applying, note that, first, previous experience with physical and volunteer work, punctuality, and consistent work history are all taken into account during the application process. If you don't have previous experience in the Floorcoverer Apprenticeship field, consider applying for a pre-apprenticeship program. Second, having a criminal record is not a work impediment.

  1. Meet the following basic requirements:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma; refer to the list of apprenticeship trades to determine if a High School Diploma is needed
    • Possess certain physical skills depending on the type of work to be carried out
    • Have no issue with transportation to local or out-of-town areas and job sites
  2. Choose between the available programs for the Floorcoverer Apprenticeship, making sure that applications are being accepted:
  3. Submit your application through the official program website:
  4. Present an interview and take the corresponding exams for the chosen program