Hands On Introduction
9:00am – 5:00pm
A basic overview of:
(Covered in greater depth on days 2 and 3)
9:00am – 5:00pm
Upholstery Cleaning and Exam
9:00am – 4:30pm
Standard Rate: £490 + VAT
The standard rate includes all three days, recommended for new start-ups and eligibility for membership with the NCCA. Successful completion of this course, or equivalent accepted training, and the accompanying exam will allow delegates to apply for membership of the NCCA.
Current members have the option to send technicians on all three days or the two day program without the hands on introduction. Please contact the office directly to arrange.
Each trainee will receive the NCCA’s extensive Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Manual to keep.
March 31 – April 02:
122 Oakcroft Road, Chessington, KT9 1RH
May 12 – 14:
Museum of Carpet,
Stour Vale Mill, Green St, Kidderminster, DY10 1AZ
June 30 – July 2:
2, Sovereign Business Park, Albert Dr, Burgess Hill, RH15 9TY
Absolutely! We find that over 75% of course attendees are completely new starters.
The standard course fee is £490 + VAT. This includes three days training, course materials, lunch & refreshments and the exam.
The standard non-member rate is for all new starters and prospective membership applicants. Registered members are eligible for a discount for employees and/or new technicians.
There is ample accommodation in the vicinity of the training centre. For training held in Leicester, we have done a basic search for Hotels near LE4 1EZ (please note, other options are available through independent searches).
No. Following successful completion of the course and exam, you will be invited to join the Association. You must apply for membership and have your application approved by the NCCA membership committee. Visit our dedicated membership page for more information.
The NCCA name & logo is trademark registered, which means only NCCA members are entitled to use it to promote themselves. You are not permitted to advertise using ‘NCCA trained’, ‘NCCA approved’ or use the NCCA logo unless you become a fully registered member.
Misuse of the name or logo by non-members is in breach of Consumer Protection legislation and will be reported to Trading Standards for prosecution.
No membership is not included within the course fee. Following successful completion of the course & exam, you will receive an email with your exam results and details about how to apply. The standard annual membership fee is currently £240 + VAT. Further details and payment options are provided once your application is approved.
Don’t worry, we understand that there may be a lot of information to digest over three days. If you are unsuccessful in the exam, we will email you a follow-up exam paper which can be completed at your home or place or work. This is all included in the course fee.
The course provides impartial training on a wide spectrum of carpet and soft furnishing cleaning equipment and techniques. The Association works closely with a number of reputable manufacturers and suppliers in the industry, which can be found here.
The training course is not held at the NCCA office in Oadby. Training course venue addresses are available under the ‘Venue’ section above and your booking confirmation emails.
Free parking is available at most training venues, however this may be limited. Please refer to the important information section of your booking email for furhter information.
NOTE: Training is held at the specified venue, not the NCCA office.
A list of all available dates are below.
The National Carpet Cleaners Association is the only nationally recognised trade association dedicated to the cleaning of carpets, hard flooring and soft furnishings.