Skills Framework- Tiler

Overview

A tiler covers walls or floors with tiles, in areas like kitchens and bathrooms. From marking out areas to estimate tile amounts and adhesive needed for cutting tiles to size and shape with various tools are key tasks.

For more information on the minimum units of training you will need to become a tiler click here.

To access and download a pdf of the wall and floor tiler framework click here. 

Mandatory for a tiler and tiling supervisor

Unit of training

CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Hazards & Controls Hazards and controls associated with the home building sector (GET2090) Hamilton Deed CITB £150 £30
Abrasive wheels Abrasive wheels storage, transport, dressing and mounting (GET0007) Various CITB £80 £30
Health and safety awareness for operatives  Home building introduction (GET1444) Various CITB £130 £30

Mandatory for a tiling supervisor

Unit of Training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)/ IOSH or equivalent Health & Safety in construction site supervision Various CITB £300 £70 (automatic grant)
First aid in the workplace First Aid for CITB registered levy exempt employee (GET0026) Various CITB TBC £70

Mandatory for a tiler and tiling supervisor

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Defects prevention introduction Defects prevention introduction (GET2089) NHBC CITB £150 £70

 

Mandatory for a tiler and tiling supervisor

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
L2 Dip in Dip Wall & Floor tiling/ L2 equivalents apprenticeship in wall and floor tiling/ VQ level 2 or level 3 in wall and floor tiling N/A Various N/A N/A N/A

 

 

Mandatory for a tiler and tiling supervisor

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Understanding drawings and specs Interpreting plans and drawings (GET1873) NHBC CITB £150 £30

 

Mandatory for a tiling supervisor

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional Provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value
Software & hardware skills N/A Various n/a £150 n/a
Compiling site programmes Develop and maintain a homebuild programme (GET1871) Hamilton Deed CITB £150 £30
BIM Awareness (optional) Business Information Modelling (BIM) Introduction (GET2101) Various CITB £150 £30
Cost and finance In development TBC TBC TBC TBC

 

Mandatory for a tiling supervisor

Unit of training CITB training standard Optional provider Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value

Managing Teams

Managing Meetings

Assertiveness

Customer Service

Managing Performance

Home build site management (GET1869) or Develop and maintain a home build programme (GET1871)

               
Hamilton Deed       CITB       £130 per training standard       £30 per training standard      

Mandatory for a tiling supervisor

Unit of Training CITB training standard Course trainer Accreditor Average course cost CITB grant value

Roles & responsibilities

Employment law

Conflict resolution

Motivating Others

Home build site management (GET1869) Hamilton Deed CITB £130 £30

The Supply Chain Sustainability School also has a number of free CPD accredited e-learning modules and toolbox talks available that cover key topics highly relevant to tilers, including a Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Toolkit that aligns closely with the Skills Frameworks.

The School supports home builders and their supply chains to meet the challenging targets set out by UK government, and is backed by leading home builders including Barratt Developments, Bovis Homes, Kier, Linden Homes, Redrow, Taylor Wimpey, Telford Homes and Willmott Dixon. 

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