Are you a CTI? If you've not completed the Certified Tile Installer program, you should reconsider. Don't take it from CTEF. Instead, we invite you to learn from Chris Osterritter CTI #1800 in this article from the Qualified Labor Series.
Are you on the fence about whether to become a Certified Tile Installer? In this article, Eric Tetreault CTI #708 offers you seven reasons for not looking back and validating your skills as a tile setter.
In a nutshell, tile installation certification programs transform the tile trade and industry for the better. Those programs include the Certified Tile Installer (CTI) program as well as the Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers (ACT) program. #TransformTheTrade
How addicted are you to quality tile installation?
As you might imagine, at the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), we are completely addicted to quality tile installations. In case you aren't sure what that is, it's the kind of work that takes beautiful ceramic materials and transforms them into spectacular and useful kitchens, bathrooms, floors and walls that delight and perform as promised and expected indefinitely into time.
Clean Tile Installation + Technical Excellence: Chanel Carrizosa CTI #1380
Chanel is next in the CTEF Blog series about Qualified Labor based on two articles published in TileLetter.com: Passion and Ability - Not Gender - Make a Stellar Tile Contractor and Chanel Carrizosa CTI #1380: Promote Qualified Labor First.
Are you involved in apprenticeship programs, vocational and/or trade schools for tile installation help? If your answer is no, why not?
Let's discuss the present and future of tile and the need for Qualified Labor.
Mike Sima CTI #1254 Holds Himself to Higher Tile Installation Standards
For Mike Sima CTI #1254, that's what it's all about and why he became a Certified Tile Installer.
Mike is next in the CTEF Blog series about Qualified Labor based on articles in TileLetter.com published in June 2017 titled Certification: education and credentials add value to services offered by Mike Sima, Midtown Tile.
Did you experience Hidden Oasis at Coverings 2019? It was one of the three stunning installations featured in the newly expanded Installation & Design Experience incorporated into the National Tile Contractors Association Booth.
Brad Denny, vice president and COO of Nichols Tile & Terrazzo Co, Inc., a Five Star Contractor of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) located outside of Nashville, TN, led the installation team behind this vignette. Brad is also Certified Tile Installer #1190 and intensely active in the tile industry:
Every Certified Tile Installer has his or her own story for wanting to become a CTI. In the case of Kris Nardone CTI #1364, it had to do with adding credibility to his installation business.
How do you prove yourself as a tile installation professional? For John Mourelatos CTI #1290, it involves becoming a Certified Tile Installer (CTI). John is next in the CTEF Blog series about Qualified Labor based on articles in TileLetter.com published in April 2017 and May 2015.