As a tiler you would cover walls or floors with tiles, on jobs ranging from tiling a kitchen or bathroom, to fitting out a shop, hotel or restaurant. Some tilers also carry out specialist work, for instance on swimming pools and mosaic walls found in landscape gardening.
After completing the pre-apprenticeship, learners can progress to a tiling apprenticeship, followed by permanent employment and progression onto site supervision, site management or own business.
Learners will cover topics that include dry laying of complex patterns, underfloor heating – electrical & pipe, preparation of walls & floors and much more. They will also cover all appropriate areas of health, safety and welfare in construction.
There are no formal grade requirements however, candidates will need to complete an initial assessment and interview.
You will receive an allowance of up to £10 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for.
Greater Manchester SkillCentre,