Hands on Training

Innovation Workshop: Part 1

Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Double Tree by Hilton, Linthicum, MD

Innovation Workshop – Part 1 will introduce you to the world of Schluter®-Systems, and give you a solid overview of the applications where our products are most often used. We’ll talk a little bit about the history of our company, dive deeper into the science behind our technologies, explain how our product line has been designed to address specific challenges, and ultimately, guide you as you work with our products in a collaborative, hands-on workshop.

Learn how to

  • Prevent tiles from cracking with Schluter® Ditra
  • Protect tile edges with Schluter® Profiles
  • Provide effective moisture management using Schluter®-KERDI
  • And More!!

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Profit Through Knowledge (PTK)

Location: Various locations in the US

The North America Profit Through Knowledge (PTK) Technical Seminar is a two day, intensive training program specifically developed for LATICRETE® distributors, dealers, installers and other professionals interested in becoming familiar with LATICRETE products. Training encompasses both classroom instruction and hands-on product demonstrations by experienced LATICRETE team members.


Understanding and Installing Ceramic Tile

Time: 8am - 5pm (Mon - Thurs) & 8am - 12pm (Friday)

Location: CTEF testing facility in Pendleton, SC

This 4-1/2 day course provides basic instruction of the TCNA Handbook and ANSI specifications along with actual hands-on experience in installing tile. It is ideal for someone who is seeking an entry level installer position with a tile contractor.


Mortar Shower Base and Waterproofing

Time: 1pm - 5pm (Friday), 8am - 5pm (Saturday) and 8am - 1pm (Sunday)

Location: CTEF testing facility in Pendleton, SC

This two-day course which takes place over 3 days focuses on proper installation of the shower pan, including common mistakes and causes of failure. It can easily be bundled with Understanding & Installing Ceramic Tile.  This course focuses on properly installing a bathroom shower pan. This includes common mistakes and causes of tile installation failure. Attendees will individually construct their own traditional-type shower base and curb out of mortar, while following industry-accepted methods and requirements for waterproofing tile showers.