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NVQ Tiling Courses

Goldtrowel. Uk's No1 Construction Training Centre of Excellence
In Essex

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Typology Short course
Location Essex
Duration 3 Weeks
  • Short course
  • Essex
  • Duration:
    3 Weeks
Description

These qualifications (NVQs /QCF) focus on practical skills and knowledge. Developed and approved by people who work in the industry, they are a great way to get into construction or to boost your career by developing new skills and knowledge through the assessment of work based competence.

This course will act as your underpinning knowledge to progress you to achieving an NVQ Level 2 in Wall & Floor Tiling once you are working in the Industry. The next step is to just let us know when you would like to progress to this stage; we will then allocate you an assessor who will help and guide you from beginning to end while you gather evidence for your portfolio.

This intensive wall and floor tiling tiling course is entirely hands on and you will develop tiling skills which will give you the confidence and knowledge to attempt tiling tasks after you have left the Centre. We also offer full aftercare support on complettion of your training. We have a maximum of 8 persons at any time on the tiling course, each student will be allocated there own bay/room, all tools and materials are supplied whilst on your course.

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On request
Essex
Asheton Farm Stappleford Abbott, RM4 1JU, Essex, England
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Starts On request
Location
Essex
Asheton Farm Stappleford Abbott, RM4 1JU, Essex, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Materials
Industry
Interpreting
Construction
Construction Training
Tiling
Adhesives
Demonstrating
Tile Cutters
Tile Snips
Tile saws
Silicone Mastic
Epoxy
Batons
Nvq

Course programme

Week 1 5 day Wall and Floor Tiling training course, a introduction to tools, H&S, Adhesives, Trowels, Backgrounds, Tiles, Fixing techniques, Trim, Borders, Grouting, Setting out, mastics, you will be applying the above to walls and floors, plus explanations and demonstrations on Tanking systems and under floor heating. Breakdown of our 1 week 5 day course Introduction Preparation, types & characteristics of backgrounds / substrates Service conditions Monday Friday Learn Setting out your tiling work. Explaining all the different adhesives used for different surfaces. Demonstrating all the tools required. Cutting tiles using wet tile cutters, dry tile cutters, tile scribes, tile snips and tile saws. Explaining tiling involving Borders, Diamonds and Patterns. How to cut around windows and reveals. How to cope with tiling difficult areas such as uneven walls. You will learn in depth all the uses of the following: Cutting tools Nippers / Scribers / Twin rail manual / Electric wet Adhesive types Dispersion / Cementitious / Mixing procedures Trowels Types / uses / applications / coverages / spreading Tiles Types Setting out Procedures / gauging lathes / Datums / Levels / batons. Tile trim Fixing / uses / alternatives Grout technology Mixing / Types / Uses / Application / Specialist grouts (Epoxy) Silicone Mastic Types / uses / application Floor levelling compounds explained Tanking (waterproofing) explained and demonstrated Underfloor heating explained Week 2: Monday Friday Advanced training, building on our first week tackling bigger areas, and covering more in depth and working area, incorporating complete bathroom and kitchen obstacles, covering extra skills such as complex patterns, Natural stones, Levelling compounds, pricing etc, and much more!! Week 3 NVQ Tiling Training(Floor screeding and rendering a wall included in this week) Listed below are the compulsory units required to achieve your NVQ level 2 in Wall & Floor Tiling. QCF 641 Conform to G01ral Workplace Safety This unit is about: Awar01ss of relevant current statutory requirements and official guidance. Personal responsibilties relating to workplace safety, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and compliance with warning/safety signs. Personal behaviour in the workplace. Security in the workplace. QCF 642 Conform to Efficient Work Practices This unit is about interpreting information; planning, organising and adopting safe and healthy working practices; planning and carrying out productive, efficient working practices; working with others or as an individual. QCF 643 Move and Handle Resources This unit is about following instructions; adopting safe and healthy working practices; selecting materials, components and equipment; handling, moving and storage of materials and components by manual procedures and lifting. QCF 141 Prepare Backgrounds for Tiling This unit is about: interpreting information , adopting safe and healthy working practices , selecting materials, components and equipment , preparing new and/or existing solid and manufactured board backgrounds to receive wall and/or floor tiling. QCF 142 Tile Wall and Floor Surfaces This unit is about: interpreting information , adopting safe and healthy working practices , selecting materials, components and equipment , laying wall and floor tiles to vertical, horizontal and inclined surfaces These qualifications (NVQs /QCF) focus on practical skills and knowledge. Developed and approved by people who work in the industry, they are a great way to get into construction or to boost your career by developing new skills and knowledge through the assessment of work based competence.

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