This training course provides the opportunity to learn and gain an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of both wool and synthetic carpets.

* This course has been ‘Approved with Credits’ by the Textile Institute.

Today’s modern manufacturing techniques have provided the consumer with a wide choice of textile floorcovering options and like all good products, satisfaction for the customer is wholly dependent on receiving good information and advice at the point of sale and beyond. Currently, there is limited scope for industry personnel to receive comprehensive training and expert knowledge regarding the manufacturing processes and how these options impact on choice, performance and ultimately delight for the end user.

This training course provides the appropriate personnel with the opportunity to learn and gain an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the raw materials used, manufacturing processes, testing and performance, current legislation and labelling, installation and maintenance procedures, customer service issues with the backup of an extensive dictionary of common terms and definitions relating to the industry today.

What will you learn?


Yarn manufacturing

The different types of textile floorcoverings

Woven manufacturing (Axminster and Wilton)

Non-Woven manufacturing (Tufting)

Testing and product evaluation


Installation procedures

Maintenance and maintenance procedures

How to assess a finished product

Customer issues (how to handle consumer issues and identify product faults)

Terms and definitions

Course author

Course author

Peter Goodman was instrumental in the development of many the test methods used today for the evaluation of wool carpets and rugs and played a key role nationally and internationally in their publication.

His extensive experience spans the manufacturing industry and as an advisor to corporate architectural practices and major end users within the office, leisure, shop and store, house builder, health care, public sector, historic building and transportation markets.

Who is the course for?

Who is the course for?

This course is for those involved in manufacturing such as supervisors, quality control and sales desk personnel, field sales staff, those involved in installation and maintenance, retail and contract sales personnel, and those associated with the specification of textile floor coverings.

What's included?

Course manual

The course fee includes the Fibre-to-Floor course manual (worth £180.00)


Upon successful completion of this course a certificate of merit is awarded.


Multi choice quiz at the end of each module

Industry videos

Videos showing aspects of both wool and synthetic carpets.

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Only £350.00

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