Flooring a big hit with students

BCITO annual Big Construction Tour at Invercargill hosted a brilliant day in more ways than one.  Not only was the sun brilliant but each of the four visits was brilliant, particularly the visit to Flooring Xtra Invercargill. All students bar one had a mindset that carpentry is the career for them. That was until they experienced some “hands on” activities at Flooring Xtra. The students listened to a short presentation From Andrea Stiles from Flooring Xtra, who talked about the attributes that makes Flooring a great trade to be a part of.

They were then shown how to mix self-levelling compound and it was explained why it is used.

Flooring BCT Invercargill

Students thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to try their hand at cutting and welding vinyl, using tools of the trade.

BCITO and the flooring industry appreciate the time given by Chris Burns of Flooring Xtra. We also thank the staff of Flooring Xtra, Invercargill for providing this experience for so many college students.

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