Upcoming September the WAKOL specific training at FloorSkills Training centre is back! During this 4-day course we focus on the correct application of WAKOL moisture suppressants, primers, levelling compound, wood flooring adhesive and an introduction to LOBA finishing lacquers. We also included in-depth subfloor preparation and installation of wood flooring, border work and basic sanding.

The training takes place from 11 untill 14 September 2023 and great news! There are still spots available, but be quick before your spot is gone! This is your chance to improve you skills. By completion of the course you’ll receive a certificate of completion and you will be rewarded with a Wakol gift voucher for £250 to spend on Wakol products.

Don’t miss out and click here to reserve your sPOT NOW!


Day 1 (9.00am – 5.30pm)

  • Health & Safety
  • Different sub-floors and their construction explained
  • Anhydrite / Calcium Sulphate preparation
  • Reading moisture in solid sub-floors to BS8203 & 8201(range of equipment used)
  • Applying moisture suppressants (Wakol 280 PU & 330 MS)
  • Applying primers to porous and non-porous subfloors (Wakol 3045 & 3035)

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Applying smoothing compounds to solid and timber-based sub-floors (Wakol Z520 & Z626)
  • Plywood installation to timber sub-floors
  • Templating skills

Day 2 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Wood Science
  • Reading moisture in timber subfloor and wood flooring
  • Set out for Herringbone

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Correct application of wood flooring adhesives (Wakol MS260)
  • Installing Herringbone
  • Creating scribe jigs for diagonal cuts to walls

Day 3 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Set out for Chevron real wood flooring
  • Installing Chevron real wood flooring
  • Block borders

Lunch Break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Cut back methods for borders
  • Installing borders

Day 4 (9.00am – 4.30pm)

  • Introduction to sanding and finishing real wood flooring
  • Operational safety
  • Machine types and set up
  • Abrasive selection & technology
  • Lecol 7500 wood filler application

Lunch break (supplied by FloorSkills)

  • Final sanding stages
  • Stain application
  • Lacquer or oil application
  • Maintenance and aftercare
  • Question + Answers