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TTA NEWSLETTER SUMMER 2018

Read the online copy of our Summer 2018 newsletter here.


TTA URGES AWARENESS OF CHANGES IN BRITISH STANDARD BS 5385 PART 1: 2018 – DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF CERAMIC, NATURAL STONE AND MOSAIC WALLTILING IN NORMAL INTERNAL CONDITIONS – CODE OF PRACTICE

The latest revision to the British Standard covering wall tiling includes a number of important changes, of which those working in the industry need to be aware. BS 5385 Part 1: 2018 was published on 30 June and includes the following new requirements: Tiling should be carried out by a skilled operative, who has been […]


Vacancy for Lecturer in Wall & Floor Tiling – Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Building, UK’s only specialist further education construction college, is currently looking for an enthusiastic Full Time Lecturer in Wall and Floor Tiling. Salary: £29,088 to £33,693 Job reference: 0099 Application closing date: 03/07/2018 The suitable person will join an established team and share their knowledge and skills with young people and adults. Key requirements for […]


TTA MARCH NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

Read the online copy of our March newsletter here.    


GET READY FOR THE TTA AWARDS WITH A ROUND OF GOLF

What better way of getting set for the TTA Awards than to take part in a vigorous round of golf at The Marriott Forest of Arden Golf & Country Club, Warwickshire? This year’s TTA Golf Day will take place on Friday 18th May, with the Awards themselves being presented that evening. The Golf Day will […]


Support for Carillion Apprentices

CITB has started the all-important task of placing the 1,400 displaced Carillion apprentices. They are particularly keen to hear from employers who can employ joinery and brickwork apprentices and those that are based in Glasgow and require General Construction Operatives. CITB have been working with the Department for Education (DfE), the Education and Skills Funding […]


SUPPORT FOR CARILLION APPRENTICES

Despite the news of Carillion’s liquidation last week, CITB has welcomed the industry coming together to help the 1400 displaced apprentices. Thank you to all employers and organisations who have already come forward to offer help and support – it is great to be able to say that we have started the all-important task of placing these apprentices […]


TTA’s Technical Committee Welcomes New Member

Committee Chairman, Brian Newell of Shackerley (Holdings) Group Ltd welcomes Bill Harrison, Senior Technical Services Advisor at Mapei onto the Technical Committee.   Bill brings years’ of industry experience and knowledge to the table and will help support TTA in its continuing drive to raise standards in the industry through its Working Groups, writing and […]


TTA’s Tiling Show and CPD Seminar Programme – 2018

TTA’s Tiling Show will take place on 18th May 2018 – running alongside a programme of CPD Seminars throughout the day, with the Awards Gala Dinner and Presentations taking place that same evening. During the day, we will hold a Tiling Show for the trade and a series of CPD Seminars and demonstrations will be presented by the Gold […]


Are you up there with the best fixers? Now is your chance to show it!

Winning a TTA Fixer of the Year Award, or even being shortlisted, may turn out to be the best thing you’ll ever do. Talk to Sharon Taylor of Viva Tiling – last year’s winner. Her business as a specialist mosaic installer has gone from strength to strength in the past year. She’s winning new jobs […]


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