Intensive Course In Floor and Wall Tiling


Monday 4th August – Friday 8th August 2008

This course is being run in The Women's Construction Centre in Sheffield. This centre offers courses to women in non-traditional trades in a well-equipped training centre and with opportunity to work on a building site where all the skill areas will be practiced

About This Course

This is an invaluable course for those women who are interested in learning a trade or who are already trades-women and want to become multi skilled.

Practical and theoretical skills taught and practised during the week will include :

  • Introduction to hand tools and electrical cutting tools different tiles, adhesives grouts and their uses in the building trade.

  • Setting out tiling jobs on floors and walls

  • Wall tiling

  • Ceramic floor tiling

  • Floor and wall tile trim and different applications of trim

  • Levelling of floors for effective floor tiling

Tutoring will be form 9.30 in the morning to 3.30 pm with 30 minutes for lunch

The Women’s Construction Centre will provide all materials and course notes

Tutor: Katherine Jones is a qualified Floor and Wall tiler who has been employed by a major construction company working on house refurbishment and now works as a self employed tiler. She teaches regularly at the Women’s Construction Centre on evening and weekend classes and also has a keen interest in the application of tiles for murals and artistic work

Cost: £300

If you are unemployed , or under 25 , and live in Rotherham or Barnsley or live in certain areas of Sheffield you may be eligible for a bursary and child care costs. Please contact us for details

Details on above from WCC, 21 Buckenham Street, Sheffield, S4 7 JQ

Email or tel 0114 273 7046

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