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Project team

Project manager: David McElvenny

Instructional designer: Kath Ware

Technical developer (website): Jim Vaughan

Assistant technical developer (and voice-over artist): Alex Vaughan

Website graphic designer: Byron Winston

Quality assurance consultant: Giselle Mawer

Industry coordinator: Gary Dunshea (MSA Industry Skills Council)

Technical Advisory Group

Lead advisors

William Tree - South West Sydney Institute of TAFE

Mark Willis - Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia

Craig Bennett - Hunter Institute of TAFE


Ian Ciesla - Polytechnic West

Robert Cole - Furnishing Industry Association of Australia

Steven Dalton - Marleston TAFE

Shane Eales - SkillsTech Australia

David Hayward - Australian Timber Flooring Association

Bruce Ottens - Holmesglen TAFE

Chris Shaw - Skills Institute Tasmania

Warren West - Australian Resilient Floor Covering Association

Industry advisors

Peter Brack - Forbo Flooring Systems

Don Considine - IKW Consulting Group

Gary Eggers - Tarkett Flooring

Jim Hilston - Hilston Floors

Lionel Jacobs - Epoxy Solutions

Owen Jordian - Choices Flooring

Steven King - Armstrong Floors

Jarka Kluth - Pro Grind Australia

Haydn Reynolds - Floorex Products

Naomi Archer - All Preparation Equipment

Content material

The content material has been drawn for Training notes provided by the reviewers and advisors listed above, plus the following publications:

ANTA, ABC and TAFE learner guides.


Most of the photos in this suite of resource were taken by David McElvenny. Additional photos were provided by:

David Beeforth (ParexDavco)

Don Considine (IKW Consulting Group)

Craig Bennett (Hunter TAFE)

David Hayward (Australian Timber Flooring Association)

Gary Eggers (Tarkett)

Lionel Jacobs (Epoxy Solutions)

Jarka Kluth (Pro Grind Australia)

Haydn Reynolds (Floorex Products)

Naomi Archer (All Preparation Equipment)

We would like to thank the following organisations for allowing us to take on-site photos of their employees at work or students in class.

Choices Flooring - Sandgate, Bulleen, Thomastown and Mornington

Lidcombe College of TAFE

Lomac Commercial Flooring


Epoxy Solutions

Many photos have been taken from the shared resources on the Kitchen and bathroom cabinetmaking website, also developed by Workspace Training, funded by the WELL Program


Graphics were drawn by Kath Ware. Many of these graphics were based on line drawings or photographs from installation manuals published by the following flooring manufacturers:




Plans were adapted from TAFE NSW learner guides

Financial contributions

This resource was funded by the Workplace English Language and Literacy Program by the Australian Government through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.

Additional financial assistance was provided by Manufacturing Skills Australia (Industry Skills Council).