Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling - CPC31320


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and floor tiling for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work, wall and floor tiling. Tilerswork with materials likeceramic, glass, slate, marble and clay.Theycut these materials and lay tiles onwallsand floors, both interior and exterior.Theymay also add decorative touches to their basic work.Occupational titles may include:TilerWall and Floor tiler.State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia modelCode of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industrymeets this requirement.


  • Apply waterproofing for wall and floor tiling
  • Work safely at heights
  • Prepare surfaces for tiling application
  • Install mosaic tiling
  • Investigate business opportunities
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Carry out basic demolition
  • Install floor tiles
  • Fix wet area sheets
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Install wall tiles
  • Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
  • Tile curved surfaces
  • Install decorative tiling
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Plan and organise work
  • Manage finances for new business ventures
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Handle wall and floor tiling materials
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Tile pools and spas
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Repair wall and floor tiling
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bathurst College No
Macquarie Fields College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Newcastle Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Macquarie Fields College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students to provide their own PPE, including steel capped safety boots, hearing protection, dust mask of a minimum P2 rating, clear safety glasses and gloves where required.

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