Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling-NMIT

Posted onOctober 2, 2010

Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling-NMIT

NMIT will give you the skills you need to complete an apprenticeship as a wall and floor tiler. Tilers lay tiles on internal and external walls and floors to provide finishes that are protective or decorative, or both.

You will like this work if you:

* have good hand-eye coordination
* are able to work neatly and accurately.

You will be employed by a wall and floor tiler and train:

* on-site with your employer
* off-site at NMIT.

You will gain these skills and knowledge:

* performing measurements and calculations
* tiling ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass, cork, linoleum
* occupational health and safety
* use of hand and power tools, including tile-cutting tools
* cleaning and polishing tiles
* preparing and applying grout
* using spirit levels, squares and plumb lines
* using small plant and equipment
* operating an elevated work platform
* tiling decorative mosaics
* tiling pools and spas
* installing marble floors.

The building industry is booming so there has never been a better time to find a job as a tiler.

General Email Enquiries:
Email: info@nmit.vic.edu.au
http://www.nmit.edu.au
General Phone Enquiries:
Phone (Within Australia): (03) 9269 1200
Phone (International): +61 3 9269 1200

General Facsimile:
Facsimile (Within Australia): (03) 9269 1484
Facsimile (International): +61 3 9269 1484

Post:
NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE)
77-91 St Georges Rd
Preston
Victoria 3072
Australia

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Floor Tiling)

Posted onOctober 2, 2010

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Floor Tiling)

The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Floor Tiling) is offered as a pre-apprenticeship to local students through the Building Structures and Services Department.

NMIT will give you the skills you need to enter the building industry as a wall and floor tiler. Tilers lay tiles on internal and external walls and floors to provide finishes that are protective or decorative, or both.

You will be employed by a wall and floor tiler and train:

* on-site with your employer
* off-site at NMIT

You will gain these skills and knowledge:

* measurements and calculations
* occupational health and safety
* wall and floor tiling
* scaffolding and levelling
* tiling substrates and adhesives
* using plant and power tools
* cleaning and polishing tiles
* preparing and applying grout
* concreting.

The building industry is booming so there has never been a better time to find a job as a tiler. So if you have good hand-eye coordination and are able to work neatly and accurately, apply now to NMIT.

General Email Enquiries:
Email: info@nmit.vic.edu.au
http://www.nmit.edu.au
General Phone Enquiries:
Phone (Within Australia): (03) 9269 1200
Phone (International): +61 3 9269 1200

General Facsimile:
Facsimile (Within Australia): (03) 9269 1484
Facsimile (International): +61 3 9269 1484

Post:
NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE)
77-91 St Georges Rd
Preston
Victoria 3072
Australia

ASA Cemcrete -water based PVA emulsion-Technical Data Sheet

Posted onJanuary 30, 2010

ASA Cemcrete -water based PVA emulsion-Technical Data Sheet

DESCRIPTION
Cemcrete is a water based PVA emulsion used for the incorporation into ASA powdered
adhesives to increase the strength of the adhesive.This emulsion can also be used in
conjunction with sand and cement mixes to increase adhesion onto concrete and to increase
the abrasion resistance of these mixes. Cemcrete should be diluted with water when used in
conjunction with the adhesive.
FEATURES & BENEFITS
• Reduces shrinkage
• Increases compressive strength
• Improves adhesion
• Non-toxic

RECOMMENDED FOR
• Patching compounds
• Levelling screeds
• Fortifying cement based adhesives
• Adhesive promoter for use over substrates
that are ‘difficult to bond’ to

SURFACE PREPARATION
All surfaces must be fi rm, rigid, clean, dry, sound and smooth. All grease, wax, oil, curing compounds, dust, plaster
droppings, paint and all other contaminants must be removed prior to the application of the adhesive.
MIXING
ASA Cemcrete should be diluted as 1 part of Cemcrete to 3 parts water.
1. Additive – When using Cemcrete as an additive into sand and cement mixes and powdered adhesives, the
Cemcrete should be diluted fi rst then incorporated as the gauging water.
2. Primer – If priming external areas with Cemcrete, portland cement must be mixed into the diluted Cemcrete
to form a slurry. This mixture is then used as a primer. Apply diluted Cemcrete onto internal substrates using
a brush or roller. Allow to dry.
CLEAN UP
Cemcrete can be cleaned up using warm water and detergent prior to the product drying.
PACKAGING
20 litre, 5 litre and 1 litre plastic jerry cans.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
This product is non-toxic and has no known harmful effects. It is advisable to wear gloves and use good
occupational health and safety practices to avoid personal contact. For more detailed information refer to
product MSDS.
SHELF LIFE
Unopened containers can be stored for up to 12 months in a cool, dry and weatherproof environment.

Technical Data Sheet

http://asanzltd.com/pdffiles/Additives/CEMCRETE.pdf

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