Wall & Floor Tiler

Wall & Floor Tiler

Wall and Floor Tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

Wall & Floor Tiler

Gold Coast study options include:

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,000

Where you could work:

Tile Businesses - Inspire Tiling, TaskForce, Tile & Stone Doctor

Self Employed

Wall & Floor Tiler's do the following tasks:

  • examining plans, measuring and marking surfaces and laying out work
  • preparing wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, filling holes and cracks, and cleaning surfaces
  • spreading adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and setting tiles in position
  • using tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges and corners, and around objects such as fittings and pipes
  • ensuring tiles are correctly aligned and spaced
  • grouting tiles, and cleaning and removing excess grout
  • applying waterproofing systems
  • may lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition
  • may lay coloured tiles in patterns to create mosaics
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