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FCT Level 5

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Courses in FCT Level 5
  • Crew Task Management

    As you gain more skills and tasks, you may be asked to lead a team of less experienced grouters.  This course reviews considerations you should make in the role.

  • Barrier and Risk Management

    Each and every project has its own level of barrier and risks.  This course walks you through how to identify barrier and risks.

  • Communication 101

    One cannot survive in a business or work setting without being able to communicate. Communication has many definitions but in essence, it is defined as the act of exchanging thoughts, messages, or information. This course reviews different types of communication that a tile setter will see on the job.

  • Controlling Confrontation - People Management

    Confrontation management is an important part of a tile contracting business. It can have many adverse effects such as lost production, poor culture, and the potential loss of a good employee.

  • Cost and Production Management

    Managing the cost and maximizing production while working on a project is very important.  In this course you will learn the basics of cost and production.

  • Expectation Management & Quality Control

    It is the tile professional’s goal to mold and transform the ideas into long-lasting tile or stone installations. In addition to the client’s expectation, there are expectations within the project team such what a journeymen tile setter expects from the apprentice. This course will cover managing the client’s and our own expectations while assuring the job meets it with quality control implementation.

  • Time and Schedule Management

    This course teaches you the basics of time and schedule management. In this course you will learn: effective planning will reduce the time spent on the job, the importance of executing the plan while on the job and meeting completion milestones, and the importance and real value of meeting the clients schedule.

  • Specifications 101

    Specifications include products and installation methods that should be used for the specific project.  This course in an introduction to specifications.

  • Specifications 201

    The basics of specifications were learned in Specifications 101.  This course looks more into how specs are used in the bid process.

  • Safety Culture

    At this point in your career it is time for you to start to become the competent person and take a role in managing safety and promoting a positive safety culture within your company.

  • Safety - Scaffolds, Booms, Forklifts

    This course is focused on telescoping booms, forklifts, and scaffolding. You will learn: what OSHA considers a competent person, skills, confidence, and training required to operate lifts or install scaffold and how to efficiently plan your project.