Job requirements Tilesetter in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a tilesetter in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Tilesetters (NOC 7283).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a three- or four-year apprenticeship program or A combination of over three years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in tilesetting is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
- Trade certification for tilesetters is compulsory in Quebec and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
- Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified tilesetters upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Tilesetter||Regulated||Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office, Government of Alberta|
|British Columbia||Tilesetter||Regulated||Industry Training Authority British Columbia|
|New Brunswick||Tilesetter||Regulated||Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Government of New Brunswick|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||Tilesetter||Regulated||Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Division, Departmant of Advanced Education and Skills of Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Nova Scotia||Tilesetter||Regulated||Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency|
|Ontario||Terrazzo, Tile And Marble Setter||Regulated||Ontario College of Trades|
|Prince Edward Island||Tilesetter||Regulated||Apprenticeship Training and Skilled Trade Certification, Government of Prince Edward Island|
|Québec||Tile Setter||Regulated||Commission de la Construction du Québec|
|Saskatchewan||Tilesetter||Regulated||Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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