This pathway has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Wall and Floor Tiler in the construction industry or progress to further training.
Floorers and wall tilers
Annual pay £24,960
Workforce change 3%
The workforce is projected to expand by 3% over the period to 2024, adding
1,055 jobs. In the same period, 26% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 9,478 job openings.
Floorers and wall tilers lay composition mixtures (other than mastic asphalt) to form flooring, plan, fit and secure carpet, underlay and linoleum and cover and decorate walls and floors with terrazzo and granolithic mixtures, tiles and mosaic panels.
examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
cleans floor surface, fixes wooden laying guides and mixes, pours and levels granite and terrazzo mixtures, bitumen, synthetic resin or other composition mixtures to form flooring
examines premises to plan suitable layout and cuts, lays and secures underlay, carpet and linoleum
finishes covering by rolling, smoothing, grouting or polishing
mixes cement screed or other adhesive, cuts and positions floor and wall tiles and checks alignment of tiling with spirit level.