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  1. James De

    James De Active Member

    Location:
    London
    hi all,

    I’m a plumber by trade, but want to learn how to tile for bathroom jobs and making good areas I have to cut into to replace shower valves etc.

    I’m not looking for a career in tiling but just be of a decent quality I can tile my own jobs.

    I was wondering if anybody could recommend a good training provider. I’m not keen on ‘fast track’ course as they seem to churn out students for the sake of their pockets (I did a fast track plumbing course).

    I just want a good, honest training provider. I’m basin in London but am willing to travel. I’ve searched for previous posts but all seem a little dated now.

    Cheers in advance
     
  2. UKTT Darren

    UKTT Darren UK Pro Tiling Training TF Official Sponsor

    Location:
    North East
    Just have to click on our banner on the right to see why we are the best and have been delivering top class tiling courses for over 15 years, we have hundreds of five star reviews and we try and teach you what to expect when tiling outside the training centre, not just how to stick some tiles on the wall which will get you nowhere , our courses are very in-depth and we teach you the practical and also theory (background prep and product knowledge) to give you a fighting chance.
    Regards
    Darren
    UK Pro Tiling Training
    www.tiling-courses.co.uk
     
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  3. James De

    James De Active Member

    Location:
    London
    Yeah I spoke to Tracey yesterday. I don’t know wether to do the 5 or 9 day course :/
     
  4. UKTT Darren

    UKTT Darren UK Pro Tiling Training TF Official Sponsor

    Location:
    North East
    The 5 days is pretty intense and very full on as there is a lot to cover and take in, the 2nd week lets you put a lot more into practice with more problems to deal with so your confidence builds every day, we also cover a full wet room installations as well on the 2nd week, if you can get the two weeks off you won't regret it, it will change your whole direction of how to run your plumbing and new tiling business to maximise an income from it.
    Regards
    Darren
     
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  5. Plan Tec Tiling

    Plan Tec Tiling Administrator Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    Wimborne, Dorset
    Out of interest Darren what wet room configuration or brands do you cover on the courses? So many new tilers (none from you guys I must add) have virtually zero knowledge of wet room construction and products
     
  6. UKTT Darren

    UKTT Darren UK Pro Tiling Training TF Official Sponsor

    Location:
    North East
    Not many people do the wet rooms because they don't understand the process but the people and companies that do, charge megga bucks for them sometimes over 10 grand, its big business and the process i go through makes it so very simple as i give you a step by step guide of how to do it along with the envelope cutting of the tiles, i have the wet room trays in the training centre along with all the tanking membranes for you to have a look at, some brands are a nightmare as there is loads or re nogging of the joists etc or the thickness of the trays are too thick, there is a wet room sponsor on here so i don't want to promote the brand that i teach with in the training centre but the one i use is very easy to install and get your head around and personally i think is the best but its not cheap which is life, you get what you pay for, just like the tiling courses, we are not the cheapest by any means in fact we are probably the dearest tiling course but if you compare what i teach with what other courses teach, the value for money on our course far out weighs a cheap course. There is a reason why we have over 350 verified reviews on Reviews.com every one a 5 star rating.
    Regards
    Darren
     
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  7. James De

    James De Active Member

    Location:
    London
    I’ve booked onto the 9 day.. just lined up a bathroom job for the day after the course So I can put my new skills to the test! Look forward to meeting you Darren! Cheers, James
     
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