The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) has developed a Canadian version of its online course, “Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile,” and is now available through the Terrazzo, Tile and Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC) website.
University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) has developed a Canadian version
of its online course, “Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile,” which has
been released and is available through the Terrazzo, Tile and Marble Association of
was given the assignment to convert the American version of the course after
TTMAC board members agreed that training was a top priority for the
association. The most cost-effective way to reach the TTMAC membership was by
providing coursework that was readily available via the internet.
Len Tompkins, TTMAC’s General
Manager states that “TTMAC’s Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile online
course allows our members to upgrade the knowledge base of their employees,
making them more effective and productive when dealing with their clients.”
TTMAC collaborated with the UofCTS
to convert the original “Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile” course into
a version that would be relevant to the Canadian market. It references the
Canadian TTMAC manuals, specifications and industry standards, as well as
relevant U.S. industry standards. The primary measuring units are metric, but
it does include U.S. measuring units as well.
TTMAC’s “Understanding the Basics of
Ceramic Tile” course offers an up-to-date comprehensive look at the Canadian
ceramic tile industry covering everything from Industry Standards, Usage and
Applications, Installation Methods, to Products and Design, Care and
Maintenance and Professional Sales Techniques. Students can logon 24/7 and can
set their own pace. A diploma is provided upon completion of the course.
To see a video preview of the "Understanding
the Basics of Ceramic Tile" online training course and others, visit theCTaSCwebsite, found on the online
training courses page.
Tuition is only $150 CND per person
and once registered, students have 30 days to complete the course which is
accessible online, 24/7. Students can print a diploma when they have passed all
Visit TTMAC website for details on
purchasing the course at www.ttmac.com.
information about the UofCTS training services please contact Joseph L. Russ, E-Learning
and Training Director, Joe@UofCTS.org, or (602) 377-9480.