NWFA – Wood Floor Inspector School

$$1649 (NWFA members) $350 (inspector test)


Prerequisites: Must be an NWFA Member.

Must have attended the following:

  • NWFA Basic Installation (can be bypassed by 3 years of validated experience)
  • Basic Sand & Finish (can be bypassed by 3 years of validated experience)
  • Intermediate Installation
  • Intermediate Sand & Finish

Must complete NWFA University Installation, Sand & Finish, and Manufacturing Courses.

Complete and pass Inspector test – additional $350 at registration

Certification: Two in-class inspection scenario reports must be submitted within two weeks of attending the course. Two additional reports must be submitted within 90 days of passing the two in-class reports.


  • A 5-day in-person course designed to prepare wood flooring professionals to earn the NWFA Certified Wood Flooring Inspector credential, and build a business as an inspector. Includes inspector’s role/ legal responsibilities, how to identify wood flooring problems, conducting interviews, testing methods/tools, finding/using industry standards, conducting inspections, and report writing.

2024 Dates:

  • September 23-27, St. Louis, MO

Click here to find the NWFA schedule and register for an event