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Learn About Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers

Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers (ACT)

Advanced Tile Installation Certifications for Greater Consumer Confidence

To offer consumers greater confidence that their tile installers follow tile installation procedures that exceed ANSI standards and TCNA guidelines for floor and wall, six leading tile industry organizations came together to create the Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers (ACT) program:

ACT-certified installers represent the pinnacle of performance in the tile trade and maintain a level of excellence superior to non-ACT-certified installers.

About Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers

ACT is not a training program; it evaluates the skills and knowledge of tile installers and currently offers certifications in seven specific areas of tile installation.  An installer may choose to become ACT-certified in one or more of these areas:

Advanced Tile Installation Certifications (ACT) hands on

ACT certification in each area is granted upon successfully completing a written online test - designed to measure the installer's understanding of applicable ANSI specifications and TCNA recommended methods - and a field test conducted by trained, third-party evaluators who assess the installer's skills under real-life conditions. 

To Become ACT Certified, You Must Be Pre-Qualified

Installers wishing to become ACT-certified must be pre-qualified in one of two ways:

For more information on ACT certifications contact CTEF or call 1-864-222-2131. You can also contact the International Masonry Institute (for installer members of IUBAC) or call  1-800-JOBS-IMI.

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