CTDA Webinars

CTDA Webinar: Challenges in Finding Qualified Labor

The next CTDA webinar is scheduled for Thursday, December 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST on "Challenges in Finding Qualified Labor" with Scott Carothers, Director of Certification and Training, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF).

Participants will learn:

  • What is Qualified Labor?
  • How Qualified Labor is reflected in the TCNA Handbook and specifications
  • The current work force
  • Where will we find the replacement craftsperson?
  • How apprenticeship and on the job training fit into this mosaic
  • When will the benefits of Qualified Labor impact the tile industry?

Scott Carothers is the Director of Certification and Training for the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation headquartered in Pendleton, SC. He is responsible for the creation of the Certified Tile Installer (CTI) program and is also involved in the creation of the Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers (ACT) program. He has been involved in the ceramic tile industry for over 35 years and was the owner of a successful retail store and installation firm prior to coming to CTEF.

He has served as President and Chairman of the Board of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), Chairman of the NTCA Technical Committee, named the NTCA Tile Person of the Year in 2005 and received the NTCA Ring of Honor in 2013. He is a voting member of the ANSI and the TCNA Handbook committees.

If you would like to register for the webinar, please click here to register online or click here to fill out a registration form to return to the CTDA Office.

Webinars are free to members thanks to the generous sponsorship by MAPEI.