Discuss Are the Dunlop tiling courses any good? in the Tiling Courses area at TilersForums.com

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I've been looking at tiling courses recently and seen a lot of courses through training providers like Able Skills. I also came across a manufacturer who does training courses and not sure if these will be better or worse.

Has anyone tried this Dunlop tiling course? I think the introduction one, but I'm not sure if it leads to a qualification or not...
 

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I did a Dunlop course, it made me tyred....





I know but I couldn't help myself!
 

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In my personal opinion. The courses only teach the very basics. The dunlop course does not give you a nvq, personally i would suggest trying to get a job as a tilers labourer or a apprentice and go on a part time collage course. This way you will gain on site training aswell as your nvq.
 
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In my personal opinion. The courses only teach the very basics. The dunlop course does not give you a nvq, personally i would suggest trying to get a job as a tilers labourer or a apprentice and go on a part time collage course. This way you will gain on site training aswell as your nvq.
Thanks Gareth. I'll take a look at some other providers too then!
 

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click the link below Uk Pro Tiling training courses. You can gain a nvq through there courses. Not the cheapest but have heard good things.
 

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I thought an nvq could only be achieved once you were tiling professionally ?

Big difference between the micky mouse certificate that's is given out after a 2 week course and a proper qualification recognised in the building industry.
 

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I thought an nvq could only be achieved once you were tiling professionally ?

Big difference between the micky mouse certificate that's is given out after a 2 week course and a proper qualification recognised in the building industry.
I Agree but apparently there courses give you a NVQ qualification.

Think personally you should go the apprentice route but if you cant find one its a alternative. To get some experience then find some work in the social housing sector, to gain on the job experience.
 

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