GLEN ELLYN, IL -- The fastest way to increase sales and profits is through education. Online training provides the tools employees need to build confidence, credibility and effectiveness. Since there is no travel involved, business owners do not have absent employees, lost productivity or added expenses. The result is an immediate return on investment.

The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) has joined with the University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) to develop a series of educational courses to benefit association members. These include:


  • Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile.
  • Understanding the Basics of Natural Stone.
  • Tile Installer Thin-Set Standards (ITS) Verification Course.
  • Certified Ceramic Tile Specialist (CCTS) Study Guide.
  • The Complete Guide on Developing Tile & Stone Specifications with Architects, costs two tuitions ($200).


CTDA offers the above courses at a discount to its membership. The price for individual courses is only $100 (That is $50 off the regular price.). Volume discounts are available and require pre-purchase of 10 or more tuitions (Please contact CTDA for a price on volume purchases). Non-CTDA members can receive $10 off the regular price when registering through the Follow the instructions and set up a new account, then enter the coupon code “CTDAonline.” 

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