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Last few places for Tileman’s Lunch…

This year we’re returning to The Grazing Goat, New Quebec Street, London W1H 7RQ on Friday 8th December.    Giving you the chance to enjoy a three course meal, and catch up with friends and colleagues in the industry in a relaxing, informal setting. Tickets £90.00pp incl VAT. We’re nearly fully booked – so please […]


Help with obtaining your CSCS Cards

TTA have secured funding from CITB to enable 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 EWPA/OSAT training, which will help fixers obtain their CSCS cards. The training […]


TTA LAUNCHES NEW SLIP TESTING FACILITY FOR TILES

TTA is providing a new, pendulum, slip resistance testing facility for tiles at its Stone, Staffordshire, head office. Slip resistance is an important issue for all aspects of the floorcoverings industry. Slipping is the single most common cause of injury in the UK, comprising 40 per cent of all injuries and costing the NHS £133m […]


Promoting a career in wall & floor tiling…

Build UK’s “Inspiring Construction” has now launched… Inspiring Construction is a joint campaign by Build UK and CITB to give employers the information, tools and advice to inspire the next generation to join the construction industry. Inspiring Construction provides employers with information, tools and advice to promote construction careers, with Build UK and CITB calling on […]


National SkillBuild Competition 2017

Students have been preparing all year for the National SkillBuild Finals being held at the NEC 16th – 18th November. TTA and our Members have been supporting the Regional competitions as well as the National Final; with BAL providing adhesives and grouts, Nicholls & Clarke Group providing tiles and Schluter Systems providing trims and their […]


Book now for Tileman’s Lunch

This year we’re returning to The Grazing Goat, New Quebec Street, London W1H 7RQ on Friday 8th December.    Giving you the chance to enjoy a three course meal, and catch up with friends and colleagues in the industry in a relaxing, informal setting. Always a very popular event and places are limited – so […]


TTA Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Open and Sponsorship Packages Enhanced

TTA is encouraging Member companies and individuals to start considering their entries for the TTA Awards 2018, which are to be held on the evening of Friday 18 May at The St John’s Hotel, Solihull. This year will see enhanced sponsorship packages available, which will add value for sponsors and improve the attractiveness of sponsoring […]


Good Luck Team UK – Wall & Floor Tiling at Worldskills Competition

Armondas Tamulis, Worldskills UK Team representative for Wall and Floor Tiling at the Worldskills final in Abu Dhabi, has been training all year and is now on his way to the Finals, and we wish him all the best!  More information on the competition here… Paul Doran, Training Manager and Lecturer at Southern Regional College […]


Join Us… Independent Fixers pay £197.50 + VAT till January 2019

Independent Fixers with a minimum of 2 years’ fixing experience can apply to join TTA for just £197.50 + VAT during October 2017 through till January 2019, subject to meeting membership criteria as detailed here. Membership gives you technical support and guidance with full access to the TTA’s Technical Publications, updates on British Standards including […]


Training Available to Access your CSCS Card

Some funding is available for NVQ EWPAR/OSAT training, which is designed to help fixers obtain their CSCS cards.  For more information and to register your interest please call 0300 365 8453 or email Support@tile.org.uk Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA) offers experienced learners a way of achieving a qualification. It is available to very experienced workers […]


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