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3 - 6 Months NTCA Tile Training Program

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Courses in 3 - 6 Months NTCA Tile Training Program
  • Reference Manuals

    Introduction to ANSI standards, the TCNA Handbook, and the NTCA Reference Manual. These books are the backbone for the tile industry methods and standards.

  • Hand Tools Equipment Knowledge

    In the introductory course, you learned the basics of hand tools you'll use on the job. This course goes into more detail about these tools.

  • Cutting Tools Equipment Knowledge

    Now that you have learned about what each cutting does, this course will go into further details about how they are used.

  • Grinding Tool Equipment Knowledge

    Grinding tools are essential to most tile installations.  This course will review the grinding tools that you could see and use.

  • Mixing Tool Equipment Knowledge

    This course will review the various drills, paddles, and hand tools that can be used to mix materials.

  • Elevation Equipment Knowledge

    This course reviews elevation equipment that you could use on the job.

  • Demolition Tools Equipment Knowledge

    In any remodel, you will need to do some demolition including removing old tile.  This course reviews the demolition equipment that you could use in remodels.

  • Power Tool Equipment Knowledge

    This course will review power tools that you will see and use on the job.

  • Warehouses

    Every company will utilize warehouses differently.  Some may be in someone's garage, others could be attached to the contractors business and others may use their distributor.  This course reviews different warehouses and how each could be used.

  • Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program Orientation

    Assuming that you are a part of a US DOL registered apprenticeship program, this course will give an overview of what it means.

  • Grout Overview Video

    Even though you have watched an intro to grout course, here is a video created for NTCA by TEC to further explain grouts.

  • Standard Cement (Dry-Set) Grout

    Introduction to cement based grout and the installation process

  • Epoxy Grout

    Introduction to epoxy grout and the application process

  • High Performance Cement Grout

    Introduction to high performance cement grout and the application process

  • Ready to Use Grout

    Introduction to ready to use grout and how it is installed.

  • Multi-Functional Floor Machines

    Introduction to power grouters and when they are used

  • Grout Problems and Remedies

    This course reviews common problems associated with grout and how to remedy them.

  • Grout Clean-Up and Detailing

    Before leaving the project, make sure that grout has been removed from all surfaces and would be acceptable to the end user.  This course reviews steps you should take to proper finish your grout work before leaving the job.