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Virtual Apprenticeship

Floortrain are excited to announce the launch of our “Virtual Apprenticeship” delivery model.


Over the last 6 years, we have listened to employer and learner feedback and have invested heavily in researching blended teaching and learning models and have developed our very own acclaimed training App. The App is designed to offer great flexibility in how employers and learners can access quality teaching and training and is already an integral part of all our training programmes. It contains a wealth of training and support resources that allow employers and learners to choose where, when and how they undertake training and learning activity. The App content is huge and is built to support learners and workers in the flooring industry and includes sections devoted to:


Virtual Classroom Lessons

Online Workbooks

Online Knowledge Tests 

Hundreds of Training and Demonstration Videos

Manufacturers’ Product Support Resources

Health, Safety and Welfare Guidance

Functional Skills and Personal Development


During the development of the Floortrain training App, we kept a close eye on the launch of the new "Floorlayer" Apprenticeship Standard and are pleased to announce that we can now deliver the "Floorlayer" Apprenticeship Standard training programme entirely at the employers workplace*


Giving control to the employer, the 20% “Off-the-Job” training requirement of the Apprenticeship Standard can take place at a time and place that works around the employers’ busy schedules with dedicated 1 to 1 support provided by a Floortrain tutor.


This now allows us to engage with a much wider range of employers and learners, regardless of their location. It removes barriers and offers access to our training programmes for employers around the country who may have previously found the requirement to travel weekly/monthly to our state-of-the-art training centres in Doncaster and London too big a commitment.

*Selection and eligibility criteria apply

Length of Programme

18-30 months*

The length of programme can vary from learner to learner due to many different reasons. All learners will undergo an initial assessment and self-evaluator to ensure the programme length and content is suitable and achievable.

Learners with some experience of flooring or who attend training sessions very frequently would perhaps be suited to a 18 month programme, whilst newcomers to the trade may need up to 30 months to gain the necessary experience and confidence to be ready to complete their end point assessment.

*Duration of programme subject to prior experience and course intensity


High quality training from an award-winning provider

No requirement to travel to our training centre

Dedicated 1 to 1 support from Floortrain tutors

All training and learning can be employer based

Employer decides where and when training takes place

£1,000 Employer grants available

Industry recognised standard and competence qualification

How to get started


If you are an employer and are planning to recruit an Apprentice Floorlayer, or maybe you already employ someone who would benefit from the flexibility that this delivery model offers, please Contact Us to discuss eligibility and selection requirements.


Please note: This delivery model is still currently being piloted so please contact our Doncaster Centre on 01302 249555 to find out if this is available in your area. 

Apprenticeship Funding 

To find out how much funding you will be eligible for, take a look at the chart below:

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