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Wall and Floor Tiling Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-009662
  • Salary: Under 18s - £14,500pa Over 18 years of age £16,500pa
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Berkeley Group
  • Location: London

Brief Description: 

Cover walls or floors with tiles, on jobs ranging from tiling a kitchen or bathroom, to fitting out a shop, hotel or restaurant. Some tilers also carry out specialist work, for instance on swimming pools and mosaic walls found in landscape gardening.

Person Specification:

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Hard-working
  • Follows instructions
  • Tolerant, and determined
  • Flexible
  • Good practical skills
  • Able to work accurately
  • Methodical and meticulous
  • Mathematically minded
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Good levels of fitness and stamina
  • Takes pride in the job

Overview of the Role:

  • Clean and level the surface to be tiled
  • Measure and cut tile and marble
  • Arrange tiles according to the design plans
  • Prepare and apply mortar or other adhesives
  • Install materials on a variety of surfaces, such as floors, walls, ceilings, countertops, patios, and roof decks
  • Apply grout with trowel
  • Wipe off excess grout and apply necessary finishes, such as sealants
  • Marking out an area to estimate the amount of tiles and adhesive needed (known as setting out)
  • Work safely and competently in a site based environment always adhering to Group Health and Safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake an agreed programme of learning that leads to gaining a recognised qualification as part of an apprenticeship framework/standard.
  • To actively participate in own development plan under the supervision of your line manager, sub-contractor management team and the College assessor
  • To work under supervision to learn your role. Specifics for each apprenticeship role can be found at the end of the job description.
  • To work safely and competently in a site based environment and to always adhere to Group Health and Safety Standards.
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is used at the appropriate time for each task being undertaken.
  • To undertake and take part in other duties, meetings, toolbox talks, supervision, training and events as requested by your manager that aids learning and development for your role.
  • To demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, forming mutual trust and professional respect.
  • To operate with a ‘one team’ approach demonstrating flexible engagement with internal and external colleagues.
  • To operate with consistent effort, overcoming obstacles in order to achieve a goal.
  • To be self-driven with a willingness to learn, adopting a ‘can do’ mentality and work ethic.
  • To maintain the Berkeley Homes brand and assist in delivery of a quality product with minimal build defects leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond.
  • To consistently work to a high standard and look for ways to improve current working practices and processes for the benefit of customers and Berkeley Homes.
  • Act in accordance with the company Culture and Values of ‘Our Vision’ commitment to be a World Class Business generating long-term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live.

Please email an up-to-date CV to Kerry@southwarkworks.org.uk

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Date posted: 10/05/2022

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