Do not mistake our courses as DIY courses, Our self employment professional tiling training is taught at the highest levels possible and are designed to make you ready for work, we will not only teach you how to be an expert tiler with all the tricks of the trade, but will also give you all the info you need to setup a tiling business and go self employed running your own business.
4 Day Fast Track Wall and Floor Tiling Course
Course Cost: £400 Inc VAT / Optional NVQ qualification £300
Course Duration: 4 Days
Telephone 0333 335 0604 / Mobile 07960 286 957
4 Day Fast Track Tiling Course
Our self-employment tiling training is taught to the highest levels possible and is designed to make you ready for work. Not only will we teach you how to become an expert tiler, with all the tricks of the trade, we will also give you all the information you need to setup your own tiling business and go self-employed.
To the point training
Our 4-day professional tiling course may be short, but certainly delivers the goods. The course will give you a full understanding of all the topics in the course content tab. You’ll learn why some things work and why they don’t. The 4-day course has run for over 12 years and is perfectly structured to give you maximum learning in the shortest possible time, keeping your costs down.
At UK Pro Tiling Training, we don’t waste time, and you will be straight into practical work from day one of the course. Although you may need to make a special journey in order to complete the course, you will see for yourself why our courses are worth travelling for. We have hundreds of 5-star positive feedback across various independent review platforms on the web.
By the end of the first day you will know how to measure a job and apply tiles correctly. You’ll also learn how to use manual and electric cutters to shape tiles perfectly around any obstacle, such as toilets, wash basins and pipes etc.
Value for money
Although some training centres may quote cheaper prices for their courses than UK Pro Tiling Training, they often stretch the training out over a longer period of time. This means that you have to keep going back for a number of weeks, resulting in a far greater overall cost anda substantial loss of time.
Compare our 1 and 2-week course details and student pictures on the next page, with any other training centre in the country, and see the difference in what we deliver.
Darren is the owner of UK Pro Tiling Training and is also the instructor of the tiling courses. He has over 30 years’ experience running a business.
Our teaching methods are very clear and easy to follow. Ultimately, we are here to help you succeed. What’s more, no prior tiling experience is required.
Our tiling courses run every week throughout the year, so whenever you are ready, so are we.
Easy to follow programs
We have made our fast track tiling courses very straight forward and easy to follow, so there is no need to worry about anything. All the demonstrations are very easy to follow and broken down into bite size chunks. This means it is easy for you to take in how things are done in a professional manner. All the necessary equipment is provided for you to complete all of our tiling courses.
Back up material
The 4-day tiling course is a full- on, practical wall and floor tiling course that comes with a 10,000- word manual that you can take away with you for reference. The manual is bespoke to UK Pro Tiling Training and will cover all the situations you may find yourself in. What’s more, all the topics are written in headed chapters for ease of reference.
Overall, our courses are very in-depth and taught to the highest levels. If you compare pictures and content from other training providers you will see how advanced our short courses are, ultimately, we save you time and money to get the job done.
During our tiling courses you will be working in your own bay to produce all the practical aspects of the trade, the picture above is what you will do on the 4-day course. Don’t forget you have unlimited access to UK Pro Tiling Training’s aftercare service when you have finished your course, should you need any further advice in your tiling career.
Gain an NVQ L2 Tiling Qualification
Our fast track tiling courses are designed specifically so you can go straight out and work as a self employed tiler once you have completed our course in the domestic market with our course tiling certificates.
If you require an official NVQ L2 Tiling qualification after completing any of our courses to go onto a building site and commercial work, we can offer this for only an additional £300 to any of our course fees instead of the usual £900 assessment fees, this qualification will allow you to trade and work on all building sites. Certain criteria applies.
Please ask Tracey for details for full criteria.
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To find out more about the 4-day fast track tiling course,
Please contact Tracey on 07960 286 957.
The 4 Day Fast Track Tiling Training Course Includes:
- Overview of the workshop and training
- Reasons for skilled labour shortage and why pay is high
- Tools you will be using throughout the week
- Tools needed to start a career in tiling and where to buy them
- Selling your services to the customer
- Health and Safety in domestic and workshop environments
- Environmental issues
- Public liability insurance
- Info on obtaining CSCS cards
- How to use hand cutters
- How to use machine cutters
- Up to date with the latest laser levels
- Lots of practical time for hands on cutting of shapes out of tile
- Best ways to find work, most profitable jobs
- Total understanding of different adhesives
- All Backgrounds and how to prepare them
- Importance of setting out the job
- Setting out (know where every cut tile will be before you even start)
- Tiling your own bathroom bays
- Dealing with toilets and washbasins
- Inserting various borders
- Uneven walls
- Uneven floors
- Levelling compounds
- Creating centre pieces and geometric designs
- Troweling, tile fixing and correct spacing
- How to use manual and electric cutters
- Mitres for trims around windows
- Kitchen tiling, (sockets), diamond patterns
- Floor tiling
- Hole cutting
- Door finishes
- Grouting bays to finish
- Different grout talk
- Different tiles – porcelain/ceramic/mosaic
- Customer service (very important)
- Pricing jobs in detail
- Customer quotation sheets
- Suppliers, Tile shop trade accounts
- How to exactly measure up a job
- Certificate presentation
- Safety Clothing
Go straight out and trade for a living with our certificates.
You will receive quality Pro Tiling certification and credentials which can be used when branching out into domestic tiling work / setting up your own tiling business. Our certification is details competence in all the units you have completed on the course.
Building Site Work
If you require an official NVQ after completing any of our courses to go onto a building site and work, we have teamed up with the college for you to be assessed for a tiling NVQ L2 qualification, this qualification is usually £900 for the tiling assessment but we can offer this for only an additional £300 to any of our course fees, this qualification will allow you to trade and work on all building sites. This is due to government funding at the moment helping you out, this can be done by submitting your evidence by email to the assessor. Funding rules apply and is only available to people who hold no prior NVQs in anything.
Please ask Tracey for details and full funding criteria
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