Carpet, Floor, and Tile Worker Major

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to keep a building functioning, and to service a variety of structures including commercial and industrial buildings and mobile homes.

Includes instruction in the basic maintenance and repair skills required to service building systems, such as air conditioning, heating, plumbing, electrical, major appliances, and other mechanical systems.

Learn more

Search for schools that offer a major in Carpet, Floor, and Tile Worker (use the College Search feature and enter "floor installer” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Construction Trades? Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in the Construction Trades page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Carpet, Floor, and Tile Worker Major?

If you seek a career in the construction trade of carpet, floor, and tile work, you will generally begin your careers as a helper and advance to full journey level after several years of experience. From there, you may move up to foreman, carpentry supervisor, or general construction supervisor positions.  Some people become contractors and open their own businesses.  Overall, a certificate or associate degree will get your foot-in-the-door.  A bachelor degree will position you for advancement into project management, business ownership, or project lead.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Carpet, Floor, and Tile Worker Studies

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines Carpet, Floor, and Tile Worker Studies