1 Day Business, problem solving and Natural Stone Course

The 1 Day problem solving/ How to run a tiling business and Natural Stone Course follows on from the 4 day professional tiling course. This course could change your life as it shows you exactly what you need to do to run a successful tiling business and understand how to deal with all the challenging situations you may face once you have left and dealing with customer jobs.

Course Price: £125 inc vat

The course is split into 3 sections in the day

This course follows on from our 4 day professional fast track tiling course and will give you a full understanding of how to run a tiling business and deal with most customer situations

Part 1: Dealing with difficult Tiling Situations

This day will prepare you for a lot of situations that you will find outside of a training centre which can cause problems if you don’t know how to deal with them:

We cover the following

Underfloor heating, electric and water

Dealing with wood to concrete floors

Putting in expansion joints

How to tile with modula random sized tile pattens

Difference between porcelain and ceramic tiles

How to box in pipes

How to do 3 way mitres with tile trims

Understanding what anti-crack mats are

How to fix decoupling mats

Different Cement boards

How to fix cement floors to stabilise the floors

Cement board installation

How to back butter large tiles

How to use tile suction devices

How to install wet rooms,

How to tile bath panels

lHow to use 3 different level clip systems

Hope to level walls

How to fix holes in walls

How to apply tanking Systems

decoupling membranes,

movement joints,

porcelain testing to see if they will stain

Part 2: How to maximise an income and run a tiling business

Just because you may be great at sticking tiles on doesn’t mean that you are going to make big money. There are plenty of tradesmen who do not maximise their income. This is because they don’t know how to properly advertise, build a customer base and more importantly know how to sell their tiling services effectively.

Not only is our professional tiling training taught to the highest level possible, this problem solving,  natural stone and business course is absolutely essential and is designed to make you ready to work. We will teach you how to succeed and make a lot of money from tiling. In addition, you will receive all of the necessary information you need to go self-employed.

If you are thinking of starting a tiling business, then you need to know the business rules for success.

How to market your services and find work

How to do a full customer estimate to present

How to measure kitchens, bathrooms and floors

How to price for kitchen, floors and bathrooms

How to price for wetrooms

How to keep a set of accounts

How to pay yourself a wage from the business

How to work out what tax you owe

How to connect with customers

How to work with other tradesmen

Part 3: Dealing with Natural Stones

Dealing with Natural Stones is different to ceramic tiling, and by the end of this course you will have a full understanding about how to fit all the natural stone tiles,






terracotta etc.

After all, natural stone installation is about 30% of a tilers work.

You’ll also learn how to drill holes in natural stone, fit them and cut this type of tile with diamond-tipped cutting tools. You will additionally gain an understanding of all the appropriate sealers that go with these tiles.

This course is, therefore, about preparing you for the real world of customer tiling.

You will be issued with 2 certificates at the end of this day documenting the units and learning outcomes you have passed

Price 1 Day £125

Please call 07960 286957 for more information about our courses