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  1. Stu M

    Stu M Active Member

    Location:
    Exeter
    I'll see if I can do some days with a tiler free labour to see what its like.
     
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  2. Stu M

    Stu M Active Member

    Location:
    Exeter
    Sorry!!
     
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  3. 3_fall

    3_fall Administrator. Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    SW London
    Not wishing to sound flip,
    but now you’re getting the idea :)

    “Getting out what you put in” can obviously be said about each and every trade or profession out there.
    As a finishing trade, Tiling brings its own unique set of problems, this is something you will discover very quickly.

    The term “it’s ok the tiler will get over that!”
    is as common a saying as “hello”

    So latching on to a tiler for a short period will be the best form of research you can do.
    Good luck.
     
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  4. timeless john

    timeless john Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    North East England
    I started tiling in the early 70’s - yes 1970’s and after 6 years I wanted to buy a flat. The bank asked me to provide a business plan for a 12 month period. I was asked by Mr Howe - my bank manager - how many bathrooms I could do a week ( and I replied 1 or 2)
    and he took off 3 weeks holiday and expected me to do between 98 and 147 bathrooms a year! He then broke it down into expenses and earnings and after a glass of sherry at 10.30 in the morning arranged for a mortgage to be offered to me.
    It wasn’t anything to do with my dirty hand that greeted his ‘where there’s muck there’s money’, or the possibility that he was one of the last real branch managers, more the fact that my elder brother worked in his branch.
    So the moral in my story is - it’s not what you know, not how much you can do, more who you know!
     
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  5. Stu M

    Stu M Active Member

    Location:
    Exeter
    Thanks for your feedback.
     
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  6. Stu M

    Stu M Active Member

    Location:
    Exeter
    Cheers John.
     
  7. MissTiler

    MissTiler TTA Tile Fixer of the year winner 2017 Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler TTA Member JOTM Winner

    Location:
    Norf London
    It can take a good few years to get established and hopefully get a good reputation.
     
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  8. Antony Shine

    Antony Shine New to TilersForums.co.uk

    Location:
    Torquay
    Hi. Can anyone please tell me where I could take a course to learn from scratch I’m the SW of England?
    I’m looking to retrain and would really appreciate the help people.
    Many thanks in advance.
     
  9. UKTT Darren

    UKTT Darren UK Pro Tiling Training TF Official Sponsor

    Location:
    North East
    Hi Antony,
    If you want the best possible start and any chance of a career in tiling then you will have to travel to us, you only have to look all over the internet to see our quality reviews as well as the hundreds of positive reviews on here from as far back as 2006. Don't make the mistake so many people do and risk your chances of success based on where is the closest place to me.
    We had someone fly in from Australia last month then flew home after our training, he could have gone anywhere in the world.
    Have a look through our website www.tiling-courses.co.uk you will se what we are about, videos, testimonials, course pictures, course content etc
    James from the previous post was in london and travelled to us, just take a read of what he said as he reviewed his time with us
    Regards
    Darren
    UK Pro Tiling Training
     
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  10. Perfect Tiling

    Perfect Tiling Active Member

    Location:
    Elgin. NE Scotland
    I can easily recommend Darren at UK Pro Tiling. I did a couple of courses when it was call NE Tiler Training and they were good value courses with mostly a hands on approach. I'm still going strong with plenty of work usually 3 months in advance....give him a shout
     
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  11. UKTT Darren

    UKTT Darren UK Pro Tiling Training TF Official Sponsor

    Location:
    North East
    Thats going back a long time when we were called that, glad your still going strong after all these years
    Regards
    Darren
     
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