CPC31311 - Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and floor tiling in the residential and commercial construction industry.

Intake dates
Every month on the 15th, except December
52 weeks
Tuition Fees
AUD $12,000
Mode of Study
Resource Fees
AUD $680*
Core Units
Application Fees
AUD $300*
Elective Units
Delivery Mode
Melbourne CBD

Course Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and floor tiling in the residential and commercial construction industry. This course provides you with hands-on skills and knowledge that enables you to carry out a wide range of tasks in the tiling industry. This specific training and Assessment Strategy is targeted towards learners who are seeking to further their skills and knowledge practical and theoretical aspects of working in the wall and floor Industry. The target audience for this Training and Assessment Strategy are individuals who are working as apprentice tilers or have some relevant work experience within the industry either as a tiler or in the construction industry. This qualification supports the attainment of the skills and knowledge required to work as a tiler. The training and assessment strategy focuses on enhancing an individual’s knowledge required to enter the various roles within the tiling industry such as apprentice tiler, general laborer specific to tiling, consultant, and business owner. This course includes written project assignments, as well as observation of practical tasks. Group tasks or assignments may occur as a type of assessment.

Program Content:The training program covers 19 units of competency taken from the qualification. It has total Core units of 16 and 3 Elective Units, participants are required to successfully complete all 16 core units.

Resources: Students are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.

Recognition & Assessments

Recognition: This course holds national accreditation under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Assessments: This course includes written projects/assignments. Group tasks or assignments may occur as a type of assessment.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities: Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

  • Tiler
  • Wall and floor tiler

Reassessment & Eligibility/ Entry requirements

Reassessment: Students can have three reassessments of NYC (Not Yet Competent) free of charge provided that the submission of assessments has been done on time. Further, if a student fails more than three times in the unit, the student will have to repeat that unit and charges will be AUD$350.00 per unit (GST will not be charged).

Eligibility/ Entry requirements: This qualification requires a minimum of year 10 completion or equivalent. Oceania Polytechnic requires students to be a minimum of 16 years of age and to demonstrate that they have sufficient English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) through satisfactory completion of OPIE’s pre-enrolment LLN test. International students may be required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiency to the minimum level of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. (Please check the Department of Home Affairs website on www.homeaffairs.gov.au for student visa requirements).

Unit Listings

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ Elective
CPCCCM1013A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industryCore
CPCCCM1014A Plan and organise workCore
CPCCCM1015A Conduct workplace communicationCore
CPCCCM2001A Carry out measurements and calculationsCore
CPCCCM2006B Read and interpret plans and specificationsCore
CPCCOHS2001A Apply basic levelling proceduresCore
CPCCWF2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryCore
CPCCWF2001A Handle wall and floor tiling materialsCore
CPCCWF2002A Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipmentCore
CPCCWF3001A Prepare surfaces for tiling applicationCore
CPCCWF3002A Fix floor tilesCore
CPCCWF3003A Fix wall tilesCore
CPCCWF3004A Repair wall and floor tilesCore
CPCCWF3006A Carry out mosaic tilingCore
CPCCWF3007A Tile curved surfacesCore
CPCCWP3002A Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areasCore
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunitiesElective
BSBSMB406 Manage small business financesElective
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffoldingElective


Apply: To apply for this course as an international student, please complete the online international student application for enrolment form together with the required supportive documents.

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