The Northern California Tile Industry (NCTI) Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC)is a jointly trusted committee between the signatory contractor’s association, the Tile Terrazzo Marble Restoration Association of California (TTMRCA) and the Bricklayers, Tile Setters and Allied Craftworkers International Union (BAC) Local 3.

Recognized and authorized over 75 year ago by the California Apprenticeship Council to function in all matters pertaining to training in the tile trade and to carry functions on training as it relates to the tile under the provisions of the Shelley-Maloney Apprenticeship Labor Standards Act of 1939.

Currently it provides education and certification for men and women working in the ceramic tile and stone industry in over 49 counties in California.

(ACT) The Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers www.tilecertifications.com evaluates the skills and knowledge of tile installers and currently offers certifications in specific areas of tile installation.


Tile, Terrazzo, Marble Restoration Contractors Association of Northern California

This employer association is comprised of the signatory tile subcontractors in Northern California that was formed to establish a code of ethics for the members and to bargain with the BAC Local 3.

Management Trustees:
Rich Galliani (Secretary), Linc Williams, Jordan O’Brien and Rich Della Maggiore (alternate).




Bricklayers, Tile Setters and Allied Craftworkers (BAC)-AFL/CIO Local 3

The Bricklayer, Tile Setters and Allied Craftworkers (BAC), AFL-CIO represents the skilled trowel trades craftworkers including bricklayers, stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tile layers, tile finishers, terrazzo and mosaic workers, and pointers/ cleaners/ caulkers.

Labor Trustees:
Troy Garland (Chairman), Jordan Mondragon, Dave Tafoya and Steve Vogel.

The Northern California Tile Industry Training Center offers professional education and quality training in ceramic, glass, porcelain, and stone tile installations for the tile craft workers. Our number one goal is to provide the best classroom and hands-on training for our future Journeymen Tile Layers and Tile Finishers.