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Level: 1

Location: Hudson Building

Years: 1

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Course Summary

This introductory course is ideal for those who have a real interest in tiling within the construction industry. Based in our specialist tiling workshops, you will learn how to prepare surfaces, how to fix and apply tiles, as well as creating decorative pattern designs. Tiling has fantastic job prospects and could provide you with a career for life.

In order to support the main programme of study, future progression and life skills, students will also develop their skills in maths and English.

Entry requirements

If you are aged 16-18, you should have GCSEs at grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above in English and maths. If you do not achieve this, you will be supported to complete this alongside your course.

However, if you are aged 19 and above, you do not need any formal qualifications, just passion and a commitment to your studies.

Course Content

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Applying and fixing tiling materials to wall and floor tiling installations
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Carrying out safe working practices in construction
  • Handling and storing construction materials and components
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowing how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Mixing construction materials
  • Preparing tiles for fixing to wall and floor installations
  • Setting out for construction components

In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to gain some work experience within the construction industry.

How will I be assessed?

During this course, you'll be assessed by a range of practical and online assessments.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Potentially progress on to a higher level construction course or give you the skills to enable you to gain an apprenticeship in industry.

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