How to become a Tiler - Wall and Floor

Wall and floor tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

Personal requirements of a Tiler - Wall and Floor

  • Enjoy practical and manual activities
  • Able to work at heights
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Able to make simple calculations
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Able to work neatly and accurately

Education & Training for a Tiler - Wall and Floor

To become a wall and floor tiler you usually have to complete an apprenticeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10.

Additional Information
In some states and territories, wall and floor tilers carrying out work valued at more than a certain value must either be registered as, or work under the supervision of a registered building practitioner. All those who work in the construction industry must undergo safety induction training and be issued with a Construction Induction Card (CIC).
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