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TICA anticipates record rise in thermal insulation apprentices

Trade body the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) has succeeded in doubling its annual intake of apprentices. It enrolled 52 apprentices across England in 2020/21, 56 in 2021/22, 114 in 2022/23 and is on track to exceed that record-breaking figure in 2024/25. TICA, whose national training centre is in Darlington, has also seen an increaseREAD MORE

TICA issues warning over AI-generated online training course

Trade body the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) has issued a warning over AI-generated online training courses containing non-UK specific and outdated content. Chris Ridge, TICA’s technical director, says one example offered a Level 1 certificate upon completion of the £39.99 thermal insulation course. However, he found the listed contacts failed to link to socialREAD MORE

TICA pilot project contributes to highest ever intake of female apprentices

The Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) has welcomed the highest number of women to join its latest cohort of apprentices – following a successful East Midlands pilot programme. Of the 71 apprentices joining its latest quarterly intake at its national training centre in Darlington, six are female with a further two women already having inductedREAD MORE

The Building Safety Act – Specialist Trades must not be forgotten

TICA announced as Distributed Energy Show partner

TICA, the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association and EiiF, the European Industrial Insulation Foundation, have confirmed that both organisations are attending  The Distributed Energy Show. The free exhibition and conference at Telford International Centre on 13th and 14th March 2024 will feature the UK’s widest array of technologies for onsite and localised heat and power generationREAD MORE

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