Innovation and Technology Centre

Opened in March 2015, BAL’s Innovation and Technology Centre (ITC) leads the way in training and development in the tiling sector.

State-of-the-art Facilities

Designed to the highest specification, the ITC features interactive technology, a demonstration auditorium that can seat more than 40 delegates, six practical training bays and meeting rooms.

Upon entering the ITC you will be greeted by our reception desk before being taken into our interactive welcome room with its informative infographic and smart televisions taking you on a journey through the history of ceramics and Building Adhesives Ltd.

The 160 m² auditorium features projection facilities for presentations and CPDs and removable demonstration bays with down-lighting.

Our Innovation and Technology Centre is fully accessible to disabled people and also features a loop system for people with hearing aids.

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Investing in Your Future

The market leader in professional tiling adhesives and grouts, BAL has been at the forefront of industry training for more than 20 years.

Since opening its first training centre in 1992, BAL has seen more than 10,000 fixers pass through its doors to date, undertaking a variety of practical and technical courses.

Now thanks to our state-of-art Innovation and Technology Centre we have a range of day courses providing practical and theoretical training for both apprentices/inexperienced and experienced professional tilers.

Led by experienced trainers and members of our Technical Advisory Service, all courses include practical training on our online specification tool – PowerSpec – designed to help you win more business.

Delegates also have the chance to tour our facilities including the factory, R&D and Quality Control laboratories.

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Book a Course

Whether you’re a tiler, contractor, distributor, or specifier, we have a range of courses for you from basic product knowledge to specialist courses for advanced projects.

To find out more about specific courses visit our Training Page or

T: 01782 591120