Tile Layer

EDUCATION LEVEL

Vocational Educational and Training

DEMAND

Low

Category

Architecture, Construction, Carpentry

SALARY

2300 - 2800

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Summary

Tile layers install tiles on the floor and walls. They also can use their creativity to do different mosaics.

Acitivities

  • Cutting tiles in certain shapes and sizes
  • Preparing the floor surface
  • Laying tiles
  • Verifying and correcting the accuracy of adhesion.

Knowledge and skills
required

  • Be able to cut and lay the tiles
  • Be able to place tile adhesives
  • Have knowledge of polishing techniques
  • Know the types of adhesives.

Work condition

Tile layers work in different locations, according to the clients' location. During their activities, a considerable amount of dust is created so it is recommended to use protective masks and special clothes for this job. One characteristic of this job is that you have to work on your knees for a long time, so it is recommended to use protection equipment for your knees.

Work tools

Tile layers use a large number of tile placement equipment. Some of these work tools are manual cutters, tile saws, diamond stone cutters, mixers, adhesives, conveyor buckets, adhesive spreading melts, spraying muds, tile levelers etc.

Necessary education and training

To become a tile layer, you must complete the secondary school and then it is recommended to get certified as Tile Specialist, Tile Installer, and as Tile Layer Consultant as well.

Occupations

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