In a particular state before a person can be called a license tile contractor for ceramic and mosaic tiles they must first take a
for the said specialization. This way their future clients can be assured that they can deliver quality services at the same time safe for them.
As part of the state's code of regulations, it indicates the nature of their work and other information relevant to their work.
Tile contractors that specialize in the installation of ceramic and mosaic tiles are entitled to prepare all the necessary methods for the installation of the following: quarry, stone tiles, ceramic, faience, and the like. Furthermore, they must also make sure that there is a proper installation of tiles that is comparable with full brick, those that are used for horizontal surfaces inside of establishments, bathtubs, showers and other tile units except for structural partition tile.
The state's code and regulation is a big factor in making sure the public is safe and protected from possible dangers. If there is a neglect of duty or incompetent services given to people this could lead to death or compromise their safety. That is why the state needs to make sure tile contractors are professional so that life threatening events can be avoided. This will also make sure that the services that the people received are of high quality.
Aspiring contractors need to take
South Carolina Residential Builders exam
or licensure exam that will test their knowledge and proficiency in the field. During this exam takers are not allowed to use any books while the exam is ongoing. The type of exam is multiple choice with four options in every question. The taker of the exam should choose the most appropriate answer for the following questions. Furthermore, there are also some questions that will need some computations this is usually under the planning and estimating category of the exam. When checking for the papers it doesn't follow a right minus wrong rule.
The examination is further divided into four categories. The categories of the exam include planning and estimating which is 27% of the entire grade. The questions under this category will delve on topics related to, estimating, pre-bidding and specifications. The next category is related to tile and stone rough preparation which is 29 % of the grade. Some of the topics that are included in this category are as follows: waterproofing, tile/stone layout, cutting, membranes and substrate preparation.