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Wall and Floor Tiling Level 2 Diploma at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to become a qualified wall and floor tiler. The diploma will provide you with the necessary practical skills and underpinning knowledge.

Course content

You will study how to store resources ready for use, erect and dismantle working platforms, setting out for tiling installation, preparation of background surfaces, how to position and finish wall and floor tiles to surfaces, repair and maintain wall and floor tiling and lay screeding for floor tiling. Ideal if you would like to develop both the skills and knowledge to become a wall and floor tiler.

Entry requirements

You should have two GCSEs at Grade D or above in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification and have an interest in construction.


Your progressed will be assessed throughout the course, as skills and knowledge develop, by practical and knowledge assignments.

Future opportunities

After successfully completing the course you could progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling which will build on skills and knowledge to an advanced level in building and construction methods, environmentally friendly practices and training in mosaic and natural stone tiling. You may be able to convert or progress onto an Apprenticeship if you gain employment in the trade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 17 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.