If you are aiming to become a tiler in the construction or decoration industries, this course will help you progress towards your goal. You will gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to perform basic to intermediate level tiling tasks, including how to prepare backgrounds for tiling, set out and tile floor surfaces and wall surfaces, and how to form sand and cement screeds. Specific units you will study include: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and Associated Industries; Understanding Information, Quantities and Communication with others; and Understanding Construction Technology.

Aims of the course

To promote high quality learning that meets the demands of the construction industry.

Unit Breakdown

The learner will cover knowledge in three core subject areas:

- Health, safety and welfare

- Information, quantities and communication

- Construction technology.

The Learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in:

- Form sand and cement screeds

- Prepare backgrounds for tiling

- Set out and tile floor surfaces

- Set out and tile wall surfaces

Assessment Method

Synoptic practical assessments and multiple online exams.

Progression Opportunities

This study programme will give you the opportunity to progress into employment in the construction or decoration industry as a tiler.

Career Options

Progression to an apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)

Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above

Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above


The course is 20% theory (classroom based) and 80% practical (workshop based), plus a minimum of one week's work experience.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ £1,287 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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