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Resilient Flooring Layer Examination

The examination is 3 hours long. It contains 51 questions and each question is worth 1 point. The required passing grade is 60%. The materials for your use during the examination are provided to you. They are: a pencil, a paper sheet, a calculator and an eraser. No other material or reference document is allowed during the examination.

Skill content on which questions may be based

Section 1 - Surface Preparation (20 %)

  • Health and safety rules
  • Removing existing flooring
  • Surface preparation (wood, concrete, new or already covered)

Section 2 - Laying and Repairing a Carpet (35 %)

  • Glued, broadloom and carpet tiles:
    • Checking the material
    • Preparing the worksite
    • Laying the undercarpet
    • Putting the broadloom carpet in place
    • Putting the carpet tile in place
    • Finishing
    • Laying a glued carped in a staircase
    • Checking installation quality
    • Repairing a glued carpet that is already installed
  • Stretched carpets:
    • Installing smooth edges
    • Laying the undercarpet
    • Putting the carpet in place
    • Finishing
    • Laying a stretched carpet in a staircase
    • Checking installation quality
    • Repairing a stretched carpet that is already installed

Section 3 - Laying and Repairing Resilient Flooring other than Carpets (45 %)

  • Resilient flooring, in rolls or tiles (vinyl, rubber, linoleum, etc.):
    • Preparing the worksite
    • Laying the flooring (including for sporting facilities)
    • Gluing the flooring
    • Finishing
    • Checking installation quality
    • Repairing resilient flooring that is already installed
  • Artificial grass flooring:
    • Preparing the worksite
    • Laying the artificial grass
    • Installing lines, numbers and logos
    • Fastening the field perimeter on the ground
    • Filling the field
    • Finishing
    • Repairing artificial grass that is already installed

Samples of questions for provincial qualification examination .

Suggested documentation

The suggested documents are an important tool to help you prepare for the examination. However, your best asset to write the exam successfully are the quality and diversity of the skills you have acquired during your apprenticeship.