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NORCROS ADHESIVES FOCUSES ON INDUSTRY TRAINING NEEDS

Norcros Adhesives offers a wide range of training solutions, developed to meet customer needs. The company has the benefit of a fully-equipped Skills Centre at its Tunstall, Stoke, factory. This comprises a lecture room and a practical area, which can accommodate up to 12 trainees. The company’s bespoke training capability is particularly in demand. This includes […]

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TTA LEADS THE INDUSTRY IN ASSISTING FIXERS TO GAIN THEIR CSCS CARDS

CITB funding secured by the TTA is now assisting fixers gain their NVQ, and in turn CSCS cards. This is in accordance with the Government’s aim to achieve a fully qualified workforce by 2020, stimulating the market by providing a route to qualification for experienced operatives via on-site assessment (OSAT). CSCS cards are required for […]

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IMPEY LAUNCHES NEW WETROOM FITTING VIDEO

Wetrooms solutions specialist Impey has released a brand new instructional video, illustrating how quickly and easily a wetroom can be waterproofed using the company’s WaterGuard tanking membrane. Waterproofing, or tanking as it is commonly known in the plumbing trade, is a failsafe way of guaranteeing a leak-free wetroom installation. Consistently one of the hottest topics […]

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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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Training

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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