Learn how to tile and other practical skills
Courses for tiling
The five-day wall and floor tiling course has been designed to transform you from novice, with little to no experience, to a level where you have confidence to start tiling with ceramics, either within your own property projects or as the start of a new career.
Throughout the week you will be taught how and where to tile, in every situation possible, and to ensure the best look to the finished wall. We place a lot of emphasis on planning and preparation!
What you will learn
The week starts with a Health and Safety discussion leading onto a run through of the tools required to start basic wall and floor tiling with ceramic and some stone tiles.
Your tiling starts with a straight wall run from a base line moving up to an off-set tiles and a diagonal pattern. Once this has been completed to your and our satisfaction the wall is grouted and mastic applied to any area required.
The second wall set of tiling involves more complicated hand cutting of tiles to work around obstacles such as wash hand basins, shaver sockets, waste pipes and window reveals.
Throughout the week you will use hand tile cutters, lazer levels, parrot snips, standard tile snips, hand tile saws, tile rubbing stones, tile files, beading mitre blocks, powered hole cutters and wet diamond wheel cutters and you will be introduced to a range of time saving tools and handy tips.
The last part of the week includes the setting out, cutting and fixing of floor tiles in a small bathroom sized floor area, whatever the style of tile.
The aim of the five-day tiling course is to give you the relevant skills necessary to undertake a range of domestic tiling projects which may include a kitchen, bathroom, en-suite, domestic shower, worktop or hall/conservatory walls and floor tiling.