NEWS / OTHER NEWS

TICA in Europe

Two former TICA apprentices are representing the UK at the 2018 FESI European Insulation Championships in Cologne. Apprentice of the Year, Del Rodgers (right), who works for Hertel UK is teaming up with Western Thermal’s Jordan Harding, a finalist in 2016. Following a two-day practice session at the training centre in Darlington, the duo head[read more]

Meet Ian Tattersall

TICA’s new President talks about the future of the industry and his plans for our Association… Ian is Managing Director of KAEFER Ltd.  He started as a trainee insulation estimator for Darlington Insulation in Burnley more than thirty years ago. His career has ranged from planning and contracts management to purchasing and took him throughout[read more]

Annual Apprentice Conference

TICA attended the Annual Apprenticeships Conference in Birmingham – raising the profile of the Association and sharing best practice amongst industry peers. As well as presenting a paper on the 20% off the job training requirement for apprentices registered on the Standards, CEO, Marion Marsland and Operations Manager, Madeleine Hill were waitin[read more]

Build UK Statement on Collapse of Carillion

Following the coverage in Construction News, please find below the full statement from the Build UK board. The collapse of Carillion earlier this year, played out in front of us, shows the outcome when a major industry sector operates with a commercial model that is not fit for purpose. We have seen up close what happens when we have a combinati[read more]

Awards Shortlist for TICA

Parliament beckoned for TICA on Monday 5 March as shortlisted entrants to the first ever AAC Apprenticeship Awards were celebrated in London. Chief Executive, Marion Marsland, and Operations Manager, Madeleine Hill were invited to the reception at the House of Commons, hosted by the Education Select Committee chair, and former skills minister, R[read more]

Update on Liquidation of Carillion

Following the liquidation of Carillion last month, please find below the latest update on the work that Build UK is doing to represent the industry to Government and support those members directly affected. Please share this information with colleagues within your business or members of your Trade Association. Information for Members If [read more]

Update on Carillion for TICA Members

Following Carillion’s liquidation, Build UK has been lobbying on behalf of the industry to Government and in the media, as well as providing support to those members directly affected. Support for Members Wedlake Bell provides the Build UK Legal and Contractual helpline, which TICA members can access. They will be  producing a factsheet for m[read more]

Virtual Skill Card

Got your phone?  You've got your Skill Card... Over the next few weeks, we will be launching Virtual Skill Cards, in addition to physical Skill Cards. Virtual Skill Cards are a more secure option for you as they are almost impossible to copy, reducing the number of fraudulent Skill Cards/CSCS Cards that are currently in circulation. The Virtu[read more]

TICA's First Female Regional Chair

Lagwell Insulation’s Pauline Palmer is the Scottish Region’s new Chair. “This is an historic moment for TICA as we now have our first female representative,” says TICA Chief Executive Marion Marsland. “She will do a fantastic job for the region, as well as bringing her knowledge and enthusiasm to our Board Meetings.” The TICA Board comprises [read more]

Enhanced Verification of Overseas Qualifications

The UK’s international qualifications agency UK NARIC and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have announced additional measures relating to the assessment of overseas qualifications. From 01 December 2017, overseas construction workers wishing to work in the UK will have the technical content of their overseas qualification mapped a[read more]