Wall and Floor Tilers decorate, enhance and protect finished buildings with tiles. Those looking to become a Tiler should expect to work with tiles made from many different materials such as terracotta, porcelain and natural stones including marble or ceramics. They would need to estimate the number of tiles needed for a job. Preparing surfaces with plaster, sand or cement as well as fixing tiles.

The individual will need to have excellent communication skills to speak to clients and customers. They would need the ability to work well with others as well as work on their own. Being able to use initiative and paying attention to detail in carrying out basic tasks is key.

If you’re interested in becoming a Tiler, our wall and floor tiling competition is the perfect way to test and develop the critical skills you will need for a successful career.

Are careful with your hands
Can work to a brief
Are good with numbers
Are a steady worker
Have good customer service skills

Career opportunities

  • Construction Industry

  • Refurbishing

  • Business Owner

  • Training / Education

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 2.2%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet one of our inspiring young people

Photo of Dylan, Wall and Floor Tiling competitor celebrating his gold medal


Dylan is one of our past competitors in Tiling.

What next?

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