Tilesetters cover, protect, repair and decorate exterior and interior walls, floors, ceilings, fireplaces, swimming pools, saunas, showers and other surfaces. Tiling materials include ceramic, mosaics, glass, quarry tiles, slate, engineered stone, terrazzo, porcelain and marble or granite slabs.

NOC: 7283

Designation Year: 2001

Designated Red Seal in: BC, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK
Trade title: Tilesetter, in BC, NB, NL, NS, PE, QC, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Terrazo, Tile and Marble Setter (ON)

Occupational Standard for current exams

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Tilesetter trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.

Essential Skills

Discover the essential skills tilesetters need to succeed in their trade.

Job Market Reports

Find job market information such as wages, outlooks, education and skills needed at Explore Careers on the Job Bank website.

Study for the Red Seal Examination

Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.

Sample Questions

Try the sample Tilesetter examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.

Exam Counselling Sheet

Consult the Tilesetter Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.

Ellis Chart

Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Tilesetter.

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