ATFL-1300 Residential Installation

2 Credits

Introduction to residential flooring products and installation procedures. Includes residential carpet and vinyl product knowledge, and custom installation (borders, insets, patterns, and upholstered stairs). Also includes customer relations, etiquete, and communication skills related to residential work.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts

2 Credits

Comprehensive study of floorlaying essentials, including material properties, measurement techniques, types and applications of various sheet good adhesives, identification and use of hand tools and power equipment used in the floorlaying industry. Also included are concepts commonly found in construction blueprints including symbols, abbreviations, and conventions required in drawing interpretation. Floor preparation for installations of tile, sheet goods, carpeting, hardwood, laminates and ceramics also included.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to Applied Industrial Technology Floorlaying program.

ATFL-1600 Modular Tile

2 Credits

Basics of modular tile installation. Includes math and geometry concepts required for estimating materials, room layouts and interpreting construction drawings.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts, or departmental approval: admission to Applied Industrial Technology Floorlaying program.

ATFL-1610 Jute & Action Back Carpeting

2 Credits

Carpeting and manufacturing process as related to jute and action-back product types. Topics include material, hand and power tools, job preparation, layout and installation procedures, and interpretation of construction drawings.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATFL-1620 Ceramics I

2 Credits

Wall and floor treatment, grouting and installation of ceramic tile. Includes related math and blueprint reading exercises.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1610 Jute and Action Back Carpeting or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATFL-1630 Wood Flooring I

2 Credits

Wall and floor treatment, grouting and installation of ceramic tile. Includes related math and blueprint reading exercises.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-1640 Sheet Goods Concepts

2 Credits

Floor installation requiring special treatment of adhesives and seam, sheet good products requiring interflex systems, heat seam welding and/or chemical welding. Also presented will be product usage and handling and application of concepts and materials.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-1650 Sheet Goods - Flash Coving

2 Credits

Products and components used in flash cove and sanitary floor installation. Topics include techniques of installation, blueprint reading and use of applicable tools.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, and ATFL-1640 Sheet Goods Concepts or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-1710 Velcro and Modular Carpeting

2 Credits

Carpeting and manufacturing process as related to Velcro and modular product types. Includes materials, hand and power tools, job preparation, layout and installation procedures, and interpretation of construction drawings.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-1720 Sheet Goods - Geometric Layout and Inlay

2 Credits

Study of advanced floorlaying techniques used in layout and installation of sheet goods in specialty situations including geometric shapes and producing templates.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1650 Sheet Goods - Flash Coving or concurrent enrollment, and ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-1730 Unitary Back and Enhancer Back Carpeting

2 Credits

Carpeting and manufacturing processes as related to Unitary Back and Enhancer Back product types. Topics include materials, hand and power tools, job preparation, layout and installation procedures, and interpretation of construction drawings.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, or ATFL-1710 Velcro and Modular Carpeting or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval: admission to Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATFL-2300 Ceramics II

2 Credits

Ceramics design, material and tile installation in wet areas such as food prep, pools, shower and laundry.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1620 Ceramics I or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATFL-2320 Wood Flooring II

2 Credits

Advanced flooring systems using acrylic, engineered, and laminate systems with special attention given to custom layouts such as herringbone and diagonal installations, riser, tread, bullnose installation, and proper floor sanding techniques.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATFL-2400 Sheet Goods-Specialty Products

2 Credits

Study of specialty flooring systems, requiring antibacterial protection and wet areas needing moisture close tolerance installation. Course also includes presentations, one-piece flash coving demonstrations, heat welded seams demon-strations, and cutting and fitting special components such as cove steps and cap metals.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1640 Sheet Goods Concepts, or concurrent enrollment, and ATFL-1650 Sheet Goods - Flash Coving, or concurrent enrollment and departmental approval.

ATFL-2430 Woven and Axminster Carpeting

2 Credits

Carpeting and manufacturing process as related to woven and axminister product types. Includes materials, hand and power tools, job preparation, layout and installation procedures, and interpretation of construction drawings.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATFL-1450 Floorlaying Concepts or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.