Wall and floor tilers operate in domestic and commercial properties undertaking all types of wall and floor tiling. Premises include houses, schools, offices, airports hospitals, factories and construction sites. The work is varied; tilers utilise and install a wide range of ceramic and natural stone tiles using different techniques and work both internally and externally; they work individually and/or as part of a team. Tilers have a good knowledge of tiles, backgrounds and ancillary products and understand and comply with statutory, safety and environmental requirements. They are good problem solvers and communicators and are able to interact effectively with colleagues, clients and associated trades. The tiler must also be able to interpret drawings and be able to extract relevant information to the task in hand. The tiler must be able to recognise and achieve high levels of quality in their finished work.
Knowledge and practical skills in:
• Work methods
• Identify and respond to customers’ needs
• Construction industry and building methods
• Product and specification information
• Application and removal of all types of wall & floor tiles Behaviours: Wall and floor tilers will be expected to demonstrate:
• Responsibilities towards own and others safety in the workplace
• A strong work ethic, motivated, reliable and adaptable
• Attention to detail, quality and continuous improvement
• Awareness of the business mission, aims, markets, products and services
• A customer focused attitude
• Effective communication in a team, with clients and with management End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that you will go through to complete your apprenticeship; this involves practical assessment, multiple-choice exam to test knowledge and oral questioning (professional discussion) to test your behaviours development.
English and Maths: Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the end point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan (EHCP) or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualifications are an alternative to an English qualification for whom this is their primary language. You will need to be employed and working in the tiling industry.
Progression to Construction Management Level 3 or HNC in Construction Management