Title | The Technical Academy - East Durham College

Level 3 Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling

This Diploma provides candidates with a broad range of knowledge, understanding and skills training to become qualified within wall and floor tiling. The qualification is aimed at students wishing to join the construction industry as tilers.

Entry requirements

In order to enrol for this qualification, candidates should be interested in tiling and construction. It is preferred that students have completed the Level 2 Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling prior to enrolling on this course.

What areas are covered by the course?

  • Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Know how to provide drainage for tiled surfaces
  • Know how to produce internal and external sand and cement backgrounds
  • Know how to produce tiles, mosaic and stone surface finishes

How is the course taught?

The course is mainly workshop based, supported by practical and theory sessions. Learners are required to complete assignments and collect relevant evidence to demonstrate their skills within the units.

How is the course assessed?

Students are required to complete practical work, case studies, presentations and assignments.

Assessments of candidates will be made by the course tutor.

Length of course

One year.

Progression/Career opportunities

Completion of this qualification provides learners with progression opportunities to further education or into employment in the construction industry.

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