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The Results … SkillBuild 2017 W&F Tiling Competition

Board and Training Committee send the warmest congratulations to the Medal winners of this year’s ?Skill Build competition held at the NEC.

The winners will receive a cash prize from TTA and a Bellota Tile Cutter. ?Congratulations to …

1st … ??Mark Scott – City of Glasgow College

2nd …?Cathal Murphy – Southern Regional College

3rd … ?James Ackland – Cardiff and Vale College



Members have generously supported production of a Toolbag for all the competitors, with many useful items included.

Many thanks to Ardex UK, BAL, Instarmac, Mapei, Norcros Adhesives, Schluter Systems and St Gobain Weber.

Mark and Cathal also get the opportunity to train for a spot in Squad UK for the 2019 World Skills Competitions in Kazan, Russia. ?Training Expert, Paul Doran of Southern Regional College will again be working?with TTA to increase the skill level of candidates, and ensure continued involvement at an international level. ? Both Paul and TTA Board have expressed thanks to all sponsors, and in particular to Schluter Systems Ltd, main sponsors of the 2017 Squad.

Sponsorship opportunities will once again be available for Squad UK going forwards to the 2019 Competition. ?Please contact us if you’d like further details. ? Tel: 0300 365 8453 ? Email:

Again, a huge well done to everyone for representing the wall and floor tile industry so well.