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Training Courses

2014 - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS

Understanding the Basics of Terrazzo - Online Order Online Order by Fax
Tile Installer Thin-Set Standards (ITS) Verification - Online Order Online Order by Fax
Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile - Online Order Online Order by Fax
Understanding the Basics of Natural Stone - Online Order Online Order by Fax

 

Continuing Education for Architects & Interior Designers

This program helps TTMAC members connect with architects and design professionals.

Hundreds of architects and design professionals have received training cources from TTMAC member firms through these programs.

The following organizations recognize TTMAC Continuing Educational Units ( CEU) classes:

  • Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
  • Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC)
  • Saskatchewan Association of Architects (SAA)
  • Manitoba Association of Architects (MAA)
  • Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)
  • Nova Scotia Association of Architects (NSAA)
  • Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASDI)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
  • Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDEC)

 

CEU Training Courses Available

  • Instructor Lead Training Courses

 

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Stoneology – 6.0 CEU’s for Architects, 0.6 CEU’s for Professional Designers

This 6 hour presenter classroom course is designed for architects and interior designers as well as contractors desiring to gain a full understanding of natural stone as a building material. Learn more about the various natural stones (granite, slate, quartzite, onyx, marble, serpentine sandstone, travertine and limestone). Obtain information about common quarrying techniques, fabrication and finishing methods. With this understanding you will enhance your ability to select the right stone, fabrication technique and finish your project.  Read More

 

Tileology – 6.0 CEU’s for Architects, 0.6 CEU’s for Professional Designers

This 6 hour presenter classroom course is designed for architects and interior designers as well as contractors desiring to gain a full understanding of ceramic, porcelain and decorative tiles. A comprehensive look at ceramic/porcelain tile focusing on tile selection, installation, care and maintenance. With this understanding, you will enhance your ability to select the right product and styles to finish your project.  Read More

 

Terrazzology – 6.0 CEU’s for Architects

This 6 hour presenter classroom course is designed for architects and interior designers as well as contractors desiring to gain a full understanding of terrazzo that includes the historical evolution and advancements that have occurred and led to the technology that is used today. Attendees will learn about the different terrazzo systems that are available and which system is best suited for each specific project. A step by step installation procedure will be reviewed that includes conceptual floor design to the completion of a terrazzo floor. Colour selection and terrazzo component options will be presented where participants will utilize materials and colour pallets to create a terrazzo colour of their choice that reflects the art and unique patterns that may be incorporated into terrazzo. This seminar also provides the environmental advantages of terrazzo and how it applies to sustainable initiatives for indoor air quality, recycling and resource efficiency and life cycle costs. Various projects will also be reviewed with background information that led to the selection of the terrazzo flooring system.        Read More

Also available and recognized by the same Architectural Associations and Professional Designers Association Distance Learning CEU Training Courses available

  • Web based Training courses

 

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Understanding the Basics of Natural Stone

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Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile

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Understanding the Basics of Terrazzo

                   

 

TTMAC has developed two distance learning, web based programs called

  • "Understand the Basics of Ceramic Tile"
  • "Understanding the Basics of Natural Stone"

Both programs are web based and a participant can access the program seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and has 21 days to complete the program.  Each program consists of several sections, each having a pre-course test and a post section test.  A participant can elect to take a section over before proceeding to the next section.  The participant can sign in and out during the 21 days, and must have an overall average of over 80% in order to pass and print off a Certificate.  The participant can then download a copy of the Student Reference Guide for future use.

 

Understanding the Basics of Natural Stone – 8.0 CEU’s for Architects .6 CEU’s for professional Designers

The Natural Stone course includes Canadian industry standards and sales techniques and is designed to give salespeople the tools they need in order to increase sales, give stone installers and fabricators the knowledge of industry standards and how to assist clients with selecting natural stone, and give architects and professional designers the knowledge on how to select and specify natural stone.  Read More

 

Understanding the Basics of Ceramic Tile – 7.0 CEU’s for Architects 0.6 CEU’s for professional Designers

The Ceramic Tile course includes Canadian industry standards and sales techniques and is designed to give salespeople the tools they need in order to increase sales, give tile installers and fabricators the knowledge of industry standards and how to assist clients with selecting the right tiling, and give architects and professional designers the knowledge on how to select and specify ceramic and porcelain tile.  Read More

 

Tile Setters Thin-Set program

The Tile Setters Thin-Set program includes Canadian industry standards and techniques and is designed to give people the tools they need in order to review tile setting methods. By taking this course you will go through substrates standards, surface preparation, thin-set applications, substrates, installation methods and quality control. A perfect course for anyone who would like to better understand the tile setter’s thin-set program.

 

Understanding the Basics of Terrazzo

This course will give you a better understating on what terrazzo is. Going through the modules of the course, you will learn about terrazzo basics, care and maintenance, installation overview, design and colour selection. A perfect course for architects, designers, specifiers to better understand and enhance their ability to select the right product and styles to finish a project.

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