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Wall and Floor Tiling Level 3 Diploma at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to a higher level. The diploma will provide you with the necessary practical skills and underpinning knowledge.

Course content

You will study safe working practices in construction, building methods and construction technology, how to provide drainage for tiled surfaces, produce internal and external sand and cement backgrounds and produce tiles, mosaic and stone surface finishes. Ideal if you are employed as a tiler and wish to progress on from the Level 2 course.

Entry requirements

You should have a relevant Level 2 qualification.


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 will have the gained the Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling, which are the required practical and underpinning knowledge standards for anyone gaining employment in the tiling industry.

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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    • Kirkley Hall is a stunning rural campus and a great environment to study in with specialist resources to meet the needs of our students. Combine this with our team of experience and highly skilled staff and you will see that a successful future will be yours.

      The college campus in Ponteland is approximately 8 miles from Newcastle city centre and is easily accessible by bus or car, so you can enjoy the best of city and rural life.

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

      • A 17th century rural estate with and grade II listed Kirkley Hall
      • An equestrian centre with indoor and outdoor riding arenas, 25 horse stable yard and specialist equine facilities
      • Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens with over 120 species
      • A veterinary centre and grooming parlour
      • An outdoor activity centre with high ropes and zip wire and sailing base at Blyth
      • Two farms; one at Kirkley and one in the Coquet Valley
      • Victorian walled gardens, over 1,330m2 of greenhouses and a garden design studio
      • Cyber Café
      • A Learning Resource Centre devoted to the land-based sector which includes a range of learning materials, an IT suite and quiet study areas
      • Halls of residence facilities