Bâtiment et travaux publics
Number of credits
Number of contact hours allotted for specific training
Program approved in 2005.
The Tiling program aims to provide the necessary skills in order to trim, fit, install and repair surfaces such as marble, granite, manufactured granite, slate, enameled or glass and ceramic tiles as well as other similar or substitute materials. Furthermore, the student will acquire the competencies necessary to prepare the working space and surface, as well as installing, finishing and repairing slate floors. The student will also become versatile in the tiling field and will integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments.
To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their vocational training is to begin in a specific program of study, who hold a Training Certificate in a Semiskilled Trade, and who earned the required credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in Secondary Cycle One in general education in the youth sector or in Secondary II in general education in the adult sector
Persons who are 15 years of age or older on June 30 of the school year preceding their admission to a pilot project involving concurrent general education and practical training, who have attained vocational maturity and who have earned their Secondary II credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics. By means of concurrent admission with an integrated schedule, they will continue their vocational training and their general education in the youth sector to complete the Secondary III prerequisites they need to obtain their vocational training diploma. Authorization by the Ministère is required for the concurrent admission of a student in Secondary III to the programs of study.
Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)
|Number or code||Course Name / Competency||Hours|
|754992||To protect health, safety and physical integrity on construction sites||30|
|778602||To determine their suitability for the trade and the training process||30|
|778612||To take measurements and make calculations||30|
|778622||To choose installation materials and products||30|
|778638||To prepare setting surfaces||120|
|778643||To interpret plans and specifications||45|
|778657||To set and repair tiles using the thin-set method||105|
|778663||To set and repair tiles using the thick-set method||45|
|778678||To set and repair slabs||120|
|778688||To set and repair terrazzo||120|
|778691||To use job search techniques||15|