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.

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$1330 per week
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    Overview

    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.

    Day-to-day

    • 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
    • may lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition
    • may lay coloured tiles in patterns to create mosaics.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving

    To become a Wall and Floor Tiler

    • You can work as a Wall and Floor Tiler without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in wall and floor tiling is usually required.

      Take a Certificate in Wall and Floor Lining

    Skills employers are looking for

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