1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Wall and Floor Tiler
      Wall and Floor Tile Fixer

Lays ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • examines plans, measures and marks surfaces and lays out work
  • prepares wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, and cleaning and dry polishing
  • spreads adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and sets tiles in position
  • ensures tiles are aligned
  • grouts tiles and cleans and removes excess grout
  • may lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition

Ceramic Tiler
Mosaic Tiler

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