Charity of the Year

The TICA/ACAD Charity of the Year will be announced at our 60th Celebrations in October. Who should be chosen? We need your help! We have shortlisted three very deserving charities and we want to know who you think we should be supporting. Please email your vote to Lynne Lambe. British Heart Foundation is the nation's leading heart charity an[read more]

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]

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]

Apprentice of the Year 2016

We hold a Skills Competition for the top performing Apprentices across the country. We hold a Skills Competition for the top performing Apprentices across the UK. The workmanship this year was outstanding and all of the apprentices impressed the judges. We were pleased to announce the Apprentice of the Year 2016 is Lee McCubbin of Solway Insulat[read more]

Huge Success for TICA AGM

Simon Weston CBE, has gone down as one of the most popular guest speakers following another hugely successful TICA Annual Lunch, held this year at York Race Course. A veteran of the British Army, Simon became known throughout the United Kingdom for his recover and charity work after suffering severe burn injuries during the Falklands War. Ove[read more]

Regionals Roundup

The spring round of regional meetings has now finished, with TICA speaking with members in each of the five regions from Scotland to the South Coast. Information on the incoming CSCS Affiliate Card for TICA trained operatives was given; with feedback on the scheme extremely positive. As well as being the industry trade association, TICA also [read more]