Hands on Training

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.