333411 Wall and Floor Tiler

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
333411
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Wall and Floor Tiler
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

333411 WALL AND FLOOR TILER

Lays ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Ceramic Tiler
Mosaic Tiler

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3334 Wall and Floor Tilers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3334
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Wall and Floor Tilers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3334 WALL AND FLOOR TILERS

WALL AND FLOOR TILERS lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

examining plans, measuring and marking surfaces and laying out work
preparing wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, filling holes and cracks, and cleaning surfaces
spreading adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and setting tiles in position
using tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges and corners, and around objects such as fittings and pipes
ensuring tiles are correctly aligned and spaced
grouting tiles, and cleaning and removing excess grout
applying waterproofing systems
may lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition
may lay coloured tiles in patterns to create mosaics

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 191.60