Wall and Floor Tiler
Wall and Floor Tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes. Apprentices will learn: Examining plans, measuring and marking surfaces and laying out work. Preparing wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, filling holes and cracks, and cleaning surfaces. Spreading adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and setting tiles in position. Using tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges and corners, and around objects such as fittings and pipes. Ensuring tiles are correctly aligned and spaced. Grouting tiles, and cleaning and removing excess grout. Applying waterproofing systems.