Ceramic Tile Education and Training Courses to Choose From 

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) offers several ceramic tile education and training courses - from basic tile installation for the non-installer to various levels of hands-on training, including custom ceramic tile training courses.


3 Intense, Hands-on Tile Installation Training Courses

The following three courses are held at CTEF's Pendleton, SC 9,000 square foot training facility:

1. Understanding & Installing Ceramic Tile – $695.00

Basic instruction of the TNCA Handbook and ANSI specifications along with actual hands-on experience for the individual seeking an entry level installer position with a tile contractor.

>> See Understanding & Installing Ceramic Tile to learn more about this training course and to register.


Learn how to properly do mortar shower base and waterproofing when installing tile2. Mortar Shower Base & Waterproofing – $595.00

A course focusing on proper installation of the shower pan, including common mistakes and causes of failure. Attendees construct their own traditional-type shower base and curb out of mortar, while following industry-accepted methods and requirements.

>> See Mortar Shower Base & Waterproofing to learn more about this training course and to register.

NOTE: If you choose to register for Understanding & Installing Ceramic Tile and Mortar Shower Base & Waterproofing together, you will receive a 15% discount. This brings the cost of the two combined courses to $1,095.00 (vs. $1,290.00).


3. Ceramic Tile Inspection – $1,500.00

Ceramic tile industry organizations and experts annually receive countless requests for information relative to installation failures and inspection. In response to these requests, the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) is offering this intense 5 day classroom course.

>> See Ceramic Tile Inspection to learn more about this training course and to register.


Learn Fundamentals of Tile Installation with This Self-paced Course

Fundamentals of Thin-bed Knowledge – $99.00

This educational course has been designed to enhance the knowledge of persons who function in the tile industry to assist and support the tile installer. Ideal for the non-installer, it is self-paced with online testing of your newly acquired ceramic tile knowledge base.

>> See Fundamentals of Thin-bed Knowledge to learn more aboutthis training course and to register.


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Custom Training Courses – Inquire For Pricing

CTEF can teach custom tile installation courses to suit the needs of your business and your tile installers at your facility. We will custom design a training program to train your floor installers about tile installation and support you in  as you bring in-house shower installations and other high-performance tile installations. We can also help you capture more market share by using cost and time saving new technology.

>> See Custom Training Courses for more information about this option.