Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship

Don’t miss your opportunity to begin a career in wall and floor tiling.

30 weeks
Free*

Starting in August

8am - 3pm 

Greater Manchester SkillCentre Unit B, Ashburton Point Wheelforge Way Trafford Park Manchester M17 1EH

Course Overview

As a tiler you would cover walls or floors with tiles, on jobs ranging from tiling a kitchen or bathroom, to fitting out a shop, hotel or restaurant. Some tilers also carry out specialist work, for instance on swimming pools and mosaic walls found in landscape gardening. If you’ve got good practical skills and can follow designs, this job could suit you well.

Learners will cover topics that include dry laying of complex patterns, underfloor heating – electrical & pipe, preparation of walls & floors and much more. They will also cover all appropriate areas of health, safety and welfare in construction.

After completing the pre-apprenticeship, learners can progress to a tiling apprenticeship, followed by permanent employment and progression onto site supervision, site management or own business.

Course details:

Where: The course is based in Trafford Park and you will achieve a level 1 C-Skills diploma in wall & floor tiling. 

Start date: August (3 days per week)

Eligibility: Complete initial assessment and interview.

You will receive an allowance of up to £10 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for.