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CRICOS Course Code 0100996

CPC31320 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

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. Tilers work with materials like ceramic, glass, slate, marble and clay. They cut these materials and lay tiles on walls and floors, both interior and exterior. They may also add decorative touches to their basic work. Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Program Content: The training program covers 20 units of competency taken from the qualification.

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52 weeks

Model & Delivery

Full-time & Face-to-face


Only 17 Core Units & 3 Elective units


Every month 15th

Application Fee

AUD $300*

Total Course Fee

AUD $13,130**

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

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

Assessments: A range of assessment strategies is employed for this qualification and the choice of strategy is dependent on the nature of the unit of competency. Strategies may include but not limit practical application and demonstration of skills, oral presentations, written assignments, tests and projects, work-based projects including the maintenance of log books, action research projects, case studies and log books.

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

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 12 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 for student visa requirements).

Unit Listings


Unit Code Unit Name CORE ELECTIVE
WHS & Construction Basics Module
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry CORE
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work CORE
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication CORE
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations CORE
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications CORE
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry CORE
BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities ELECTIVE
Basic Tiling Skills Module
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures CORE
CPCCWF2001 Handle wall and floor tiling materials CORE
CPCCWF2002 Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment CORE
CPCCWF3001 Prepare surfaces for tiling application CORE
CPCCWF3002 Install floor tiles CORE
CPCCWF3003 Install wall tiles CORE
Advanced Tiling Skills Module
CPCCWF3004 Repair wall and floor tiling CORE
CPCCWF3005 Install decorative tiling CORE
CPCCWF3006 Install mosaic tiling CORE
CPCCWF3007 Tile curved surfaces CORE
CPCCWF3009 Apply waterproofing for wall and floor tiling CORE
Elevated Platforms Module
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights ELECTIVE
CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres ELECTIVE



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