NEWS / LEGISLATION

2017 Sees Big Changes to Qualifications AND Funding

Training From September 2017, for England only, TICA will deliver apprenticeships at both Levels 2 and 3 on a standard – moving away from our current framework. All English candidates will follow the standard, and will complete their apprenticeship with an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will be overseen by an independent EPA organisation. The[read more]

NEWS / OTHER

Celebrate our 60th

TICA is 60 this year, and we're planning our biggest ever annual event. It's a black tie dinner on Thursday 5 October 2017 at Manchester's Hilton Deansgate Hotel. We'd love you to be there. Our 60th is going to be a one-off departure from our usual daytime networking event. We'll start at 6pm with a brief, informal AGM followed by a cha[read more]

NEWS / TRAINING

Powertherm Placement

TICA apprentice, John Francis is currently on a four month placement with Powertherm Contract Services. "On arrival at Powertherm I was paired up with ‘Wally’ Glynn; we've worked together everyday since and had a great time.  The jobs have been interesting, but also frustrating due to the size of the spaces we have had to work in. We also had[read more]

NEWS / VACANCIES

Wiltons has a vacancy for a Junior Estimator

Job title: Junior Estimator Salary: £25-30k Dependant on Experience Hours: 40 Hour Week Location: Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4WD Purpose of the position An office based position, to work predominately as an estimator, within the Contracts Department of both the Thermal Insulation and Flue & Chimney companies. This will suit an individu[read more]

NEWS / OTHER

TICA Fundraising!

Each year, TICA and ACAD staff, members and apprentices contribute to a chosen good-cause through a range of fundraising activities.  Our charity year starts at the ACAD golf and dinner event in June, when fundraising forms a key part of this ever popular event. In 2016 we’re going to be helping two Forces’ charities. Help for Heroes p[read more]

NEWS / VACANCIES

SSAB Swedish Steel is Recruiting!

TICA Member SSAB Swedish Steel have an exciting opportunity within their business! Job Title: Area Sales Manager Petrochemical Aluzinc Location: SSAB Swedish Steel Ltd, Brierley Hill, West Midlands Role Description: Externally based Sales Manager with the responsibility of Aluzinc sales for our service centre customers. The sales territory[read more]

NEWS / LEGISLATION

Apprenticeship Levy for Wales

The Apprenticeship Levy comes into effect on 1 April 2017. Apprentice eligibility will depend on where the apprentice spends most of their working time. If the apprentice lives in either Wales or England, their employer is based in either Wales or England and the apprentice spends 51% or more of their time working in Wales, their funding come[read more]

NEWS / TRAINING

2017 Sees Big Changes to Qualifications AND Funding

Training From September 2017, for England only, TICA will deliver apprenticeships at both Levels 2 and 3 on a standard – moving away from our current framework. All English candidates will follow the standard, and will complete their apprenticeship with an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will be overseen by an independent EPA organisation. The[read more]