Level 3 NVQ in Wall and Floor Tiling

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The NVQ Level 3 in Wall and Floor Tiling Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification to work as a competent tiler.


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L3 NVQ Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling (Construction)

Minimum Credit Value: 96

Reference: 603/5463/X 

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 9 units needs to be attained. This comprises of 7 units from the Mandatory Group and 2 units from the Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 76 | Units Required: 7

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Credits: 11 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Credits: 8 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Preparing backgrounds for tiling in the workplace
Credits: 13 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Producing complex ceramic, mosaic and stone surface finishes in the workplace
Credits: 17 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Tiling wall and floor surfaces in the workplace
Credits: 15 Level: 2 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 20 | Units Required: 2

Title Credits Level More info
Laying sand and cement screeds in the workplace 10 2 More info
Laying under tile heating systems and tiling surfaces in the workplace 18 2 More info
Producing internal and external sand and cement backgrounds in the workplace 14 3 More info
Providing drainage for tiled surfaces in the workplace 10 3 More info