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CTEF announces fall training schedule

PENDLETON, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) has announced its fall schedule of training and certification events nationwide. The Certified Tile Installer (CTI) program is a comprehensive testing of the skills and knowledge of experienced tile installers which includes a multiple-choice exam and a hands-on test. Installers who pass the written and hands-on exams receive a certificate, an identification card, and marketing materials developed by CTEF. Continue reading CTEF announces fall training schedule

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Tile associations raise the bar for certified installer program

JACKSON, MISS.—The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), in alliance with the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) and Tile Council of North America (TCNA), have announced 2011 goals for the certified tile installer (CTI) program.

Since its inception in 2008, the CTI program has certified over 500 tile installers, noted Scott Carothers, CTEF’s executive director. “This year’s goal will be to extend and expand the existing roster to more than 1,000 certified tile installers.” Continue reading Tile associations raise the bar for certified installer program