The Tilesetter program is designed to teach a student how to prepare bases, including waterproof membranes, metal lath and fasteners, back-up materials pertaining to tile, mixing and use of cement motars. A student will learn how to apply vitreous tile, quarry tile, ceramic tile, terrazzo tile, quartzite tile, glass tile, ceramic veneer tile, granite, and slate.

The Tilesetter Program will generally take a student 3 years to complete. Approx. 12 weeks of the program is designated to in-class study.


Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, Tapers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
Wage: $48,350
10 Year Growth Rate: 4.0%
Education Requirements:
No formal educational credential