This qualification will support you in gaining the fundamental practical skills alongside the underpinning knowledge of all aspects of Wall and Floor Tiling.
Topics covered within this qualification;
- Carrying out safe working practices in construction
- Information, quantities and communicating with others
- Building methods and construction technology
- Forming sand and cement screeds
- Preparing wall and floor surfaces for tiling
- Handling and storing construction materials and components
- Preparing tiles for fixing to wall and floor installations
You will be taught and assessed by an occupationally experienced and qualified Tutor in the College’s industry standard Eric Wright Construction Centre.
This qualification is not graded and you will be assessed via practical assignments and knowledge tests. All practical assessments will be undertaken in a simulated construction environment. All assessments cover the learning outcomes for each unit and measures whether you have achieved them.
On completion of this qualification you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level qualification in the same occupational area or progress into employment. You could progress on to the Level 2 in Wall and Floor Tiling or an Apprenticeship.
During the practical aspects of the programme you will be required to bring your own personal protective equipment in the form of safety boots and a high visibility vest, as you will be working within a workshop environment for most of the time. All other tools and equipment will be provided for you.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, you should have a basic level of English, a keen interest in the subject and the motivation to fully commit to your area of study.