Tile professionals in Florida and Georgia, take note! NTCA is bringing standards-based Installation of Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels (GPTP) and Slabs training to Doral, Fla., and Atlanta, Ga., in June.
On Friday, June 3, tile contractors will have the opportunity to learn about the correct techniques and methods to handle and install GPTP. NTCA Trainers Randy Fleming and Chad Jones will present the Doral, Fla., event, sponsored by Atlas Concorde and hosted by D&B Tile Distributors at 8369 Northwest 36th Street in Doral, Fla. For more information, contact Annie Llerena or Maddy Diaz at [email protected] or [email protected], or phone 786.369.1376. To register, click here.
On Wednesday, June 15, the GPTP training will come to Atlanta, Ga., sponsored and hosted by Daltile at 1441 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd., in Atlanta. NTCA Trainers Robb Roderick and Chad Jones will present the program. For more information, contact Joe Nelson at 404.355.0258 or email [email protected] . To register, click here.
These all-day trainings focusing on Standards-based Installation of Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels and Slabs will begin at 7:30 a.m.
If your June schedule is full, in July, NTCA will conduct four GPTP trainings:
- July 8 in Kirkwood, Ga.
- July 13 in Norcross, Ga.
- July 20 and 21 in Louisville, Ky.
- Click here to learn more.
With the demand for GPTP skyrocketing, this training can give you the grounding to install these panels with confidence and accuracy. This free training will teach you the new tile industry standards and methods for installing GPTP. You’ll also learn how GPTP is made, where it can be used and the special tools, setting materials and techniques required to install it.
This program will emphasize:
•Industry standards and methods relevant to the subject area
•Adherence to manufacturer instructions
•Substrate analysis and preparation
•Selection and installation materials such as mortars, membranes, grouts, sealants, drains and related setting materials
•Selection and use of tools including specialty tools
•Efficient work flow and teamwork
•Job site safety and health practices
Demand for this free training is high. Be sure to register early. To ensure the best training experience possible, registration is limited. If the class is full, your registration will be added to our waiting list and you will be contacted if a seat opens.