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NORCROS ADHESIVES ADDS ANHYDRITE SCREEDS TO ITS PORTFOLIO OF CPD SEMINARS

Architects and specifiers are set to benefit from the latest RIBA-approved CPD seminar from tile adhesive, grout and preparation products manufacturer Norcros Adhesives. The new seminar covers one of the key current topics of interest to specifiers of floor preparation products, namely how to deal with anhydrite screeds. Called Solutions for Tiling to Anhydrite Screeds, […]

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TTA, BAL AND CITB IN JOINT PROMOTION OF A TILING INDUSTRY CAREER

BAL have teamed up with CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) and The Tile Association to demonstrate the benefits of a career in wall and floor tiling and other trades at Skills London – the UK’s biggest jobs and career events for 15-24-year olds. Dave Rowley, BAL training manager, was there in his role as lead […]

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TTA SECURES CITB FUNDING TO ASSIST FIXERS TO GAIN THEIR CSCS CARDS

Funding secured from the CITB has enabled the provision of an assessor infrastructure for the wall and floor tiling sector across the UK to support quality assured assessment of experienced operatives to NVQ L2. Part funding is also available for NVQ EWPAR/OSAT training, which will help fixers obtain their CSCS cards. Having independent NVQ assessors […]

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IMPEY ANNOUNCES 2018 ‘WE ARE WETROOMS’ TRAINING TOUR DATES

Now entering its third year, the ‘We Are Wetrooms’ installation training tour continues to grow in popularity. During 2018 Impey’s specialist wetroom training event will visit nine locations, giving plumbers, bathroom installers and tilers the opportunity to develop or refresh their wetroom fitting expertise – and booking is now open. Across domestic, commercial and healthcare […]

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BAL RELAUNCHES ITS FIVE DAY TRAINING COURSE

Following an increase in requests from tilers and contractors, BAL has relaunched its intensive five-day wall and floor tiling course. Held at BAL’s state-of-the-art Innovation and Technology Centre (ITC), the course combines modern training techniques, including presentation, workshops, demonstrations as well as “hands on” practical work in individual bays designed to reflect real life installations. […]

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TTA DEAL WITH CITB WILL ASSIST FIXERS TO ACCESS TRAINING

The TTA has secured CITB part-funding to train eight new NVQ assessors over the next 18 months. The aim of the funding is to provide an assessor infrastructure for the wall and floor tiling sector across the UK which will support quality assured assessment of experienced operatives to NVQ L2. Part funding will also be […]

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UK WORLDSKILLS TEAM REP ATTENDS PRE-FINAL TEST

Armondas Tamulis, Worldskills UK team representative for Wall and Floor Tiling at the Worldskills final in Abu Dhabi, recently attended a pressure test at a vocational college in Denmark. Armondas travelled with Worldskills UK training expert Paul Doran and was part of a large international group from the UK, India, Belarus, Hungary, Russia and Denmark […]

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IMPEY’S ‘WE ARE WETROOMS’ TRAINING TOUR ADDS EXTRA DATE

Impey’s ‘We Are Wetrooms’ training tour 2017 is proving so popular, that the UK-based manufacturer has decided to add an extra date to accommodate requests from installers who don’t want to miss out. As wetroom specification across domestic, commercial and healthcare markets continues to grow, installers, keen to ensure up-to-date knowledge of wetroom installation, have […]

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