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Company

Roccia

Location

Preston

Type of Apprenticeship

Intermediate Apprenticeship

Description

Tilers are in the business of covering surfaces with tiles, and are employed across household jobs as one of the finishing touches to certain rooms, but especially kitchens and bathrooms, as well as in big construction projects and shops.

There’s also specialist work doing things like swimming pools, or restoring mosaics to their former glory, and outdoor tiles in gardens are becoming more and more common. You’ll need to have a mind that works in a design sense, as well as a practical nature, if you’re to succeed in the role.

Wage

To be confirmed at interview

Working hours per week

Total Hours 37.5

Required Skills

Once you have begun working, you’ll learn a lot on the job and most of your training will be hands on and learning as you go. However, there are further qualifications which will enable you to learn the more bespoke parts of the job, especially with mosaic design which requires extremely competent design skills

Personal Qualities Required

There are no stringent requirements to enter the profession, but new entrants to the traid must have good time keeping and interpersonal skills and a good work ethic . The apprentice must also be dextrous . The work can be physical at times and apprentices are expected to be physically fit.

Required Qualifications

The apprentice is expected to be numerate and literate, ideally having obtained GCSEs at grade 4 , or be prepared to work towards a qualification at that level

Number of Vacancies

10

Expected Duration

2 years

Future Prospects

Further training opportunities for more complex tiling projects.

Employment opportunities available upon successful completion of course

Other Information

The work can be physical at times , and the enviroments you work in can sometimes be dusty and dirty , although PPI will be provided for the apprentice.

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