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Wall and Floor Tiling brief - WorldSkills UK by suchenfz

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									                              Wall and Floor Tiling
                      Competition Overview - heats
                             About the competition
Competitors will undertake a series of practical tests based on the workplace which will
demonstrate their abilities and highlight their outstanding skills in the wall and floor tiling
industry.

The full competition brief will be provided to each competitor on the morning of the
competition heat. Examples of previous years projects are available from the competition
web page at www.worldskillsuk.org


                               Entry requirements
The competition is for those training for a career in the construction industry and studying for
an apprenticeship or S/NVQ course. The competitions are open to the following levels:

Advanced: Studying or enrolled on a level 3 programme or have achieved a level 3
qualification in the last 12 months (Up to level 3 qualification for England, Northern Ireland
and Wales. Up to level 6 qualification for Scotland) or up to five years experience in a
working environment.

There is no limit on the number of entries per organisation


                             Competition structure
Stage one: To enter:

For England, Scotland and Wales enter at www.ckills.org/skillbuild or at
www.worldskillsuk.org by 31 January 2011

For Northern Ireland contact Eric Ferguson at Skillbuild NI
eric.ferguson@btconnect.com or 028 8778 8097

Stage two: Competitors will be invited to compete in a live heat between February and May
2011

Stage three: Highest scoring competitors across all heats who meet the required standard
will be invited to compete in the live UK final in September 2011.
In the spirit of SkillBuild, the national final is an opportunity for all involved to celebrate
excellence in construction training.
                               Competition Activity
Competitors have to complete a specific project designed to challenge their ability to follow
detailed instructions, produce accurate and neat work outputs, be economical with materials
while working to strict timescales – all essential requirements for today’s construction
industry.

All trainees will be expected to be able to follow drawings, measure accurately, effectively
plan their time, demonstrate competence with tools and keep work stations clean and tidy.

Also, they will have to demonstrate the following skills:

       Work from set design
       Use different types of tiles
       Accurately cut tiles to size

                          Marking and assessment
Marks will be awarded based on the following criteria …

       Working from detailed drawing
       Marking and setting out
       Identifying correct materials
       Measuring, cutting and fixing tiles
       Jointing & grouting
       Clean and tidy work area

                                    Contact details
For technical advice about the competition contact: Les Inkpen at Construction Skills
Email: les.inkpen@cskills.org

For general information about competitions please contact the WorldSkills UK contact
centre:
Free phone: 0800 612 0742
Email: worldskillsuk@ukskills.org.uk
Web: www.worldskillsuk.org

								
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