Tiling Training Course

What topics are covered by the course?

Based within our tiling bays you will learn how to tile the walls and floor. Within this area you will be taught to initially plan and set out the installation, which includes working around difficult areas and obstacles such as sockets, pipes and window reveals.
You will learn the correct use of tiling tools, along with the use of dry and wet cutters, as well as learning about the types of tiles, adhesives and grouts available that will enable you to tackle most tiling projects.
Tasks will include:
Planning and setting out for datums and fixing positions
Use of dry and wet cutting tools
Proper use of hand tools such as wall and floor trowels, floats and squares
Use of beading around window reveals
Installation of straight, diamond and half bond effects
Use of templates/profile gauges to work around obstacles
Use of hand scorers/cutters/tile saws/files to form radiuses/square cuts
Use of tile beading and installation
Use of grout floats and finishing tools
Use of silicons and caulks for sealing
Overview of adhesive types and uses
Overview of tile types
You will also learn about designs that incorporate borders, diamonds and patterns along with practical tips of the trade, and about tanking kits for use within showers and wet rooms. Guidance will be given on how to calculate the amount of tiles and adhesive required for a project and pricing of a job

Who should attend?

Anyone 18+ who wishes to learn how to tile (walls and floors)

What will I be able to do on completion?

Plan and set out for datums and fixing positions
Use dry and wet cutting tools
Correctly use hand tools such as wall and floor trowels, floats and squares
Use beading around window reveals
Install straight, diamond and half bond effects
Use templates/profile gauges to work around obstacles
Use hand scorers/cutters/tile saws/files to form radiuses/square cuts
Use tile beading and installation
Use grout floats and finishing tools
Use silicons and caulks for sealing

How will I be assessed?

This is a practical hands-on course - students' work will be continually monitored by the course tutor

Hours 9.00 am - approx 4.00 pm weekdays, or 8.30 am - approx 5.00 pm weekends

Guide Price: 375 including VAT

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Intensive Tiling »
Duration: 5 days (or 2 consecutive weekends)
Qualification: n/a

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