Tiling Apprenticeship

CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling

This qualification is current and the latest release. Please visit training.gov.au for more details.

Course Suitability

The qualification has core unit competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

  • Tiler
  • Wall and floor tiler

Course & Vocational Outcomes

This Qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and  floor tiling operations for residential and commercial construction work.

The candidate must complete 20 units – 17 core and 3 electives.

Entry Requirements

None required.

Qualification & Career Pathways

Employment & Career Path opportunities include developing more specialised technical skills and knowledge for working in a range of tiling environments.

This is a nationally accredited, formal qualification recognised as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

After completion of this qualification you have a range of opportunities to continue your studies at Certificate IV level in:

  • Building & Construction

Course Duration

This course is scheduled over 48 months (4 years).

Delivery Mode

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Course Units


  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specification
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCWF2001A Handle wall and floor tiling materials
  • CPCCWF2002A Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
  • CPCCWF3001A Prepare surfaces for tiling application
  • CPCCWF3002A Fix floor tiles
  • CPCCWF3003A Fix wall tiles
  • CPCCWF3004A Repair wall and floor tiles
  • CPCCWF3006A Carry out mosaic tiling
  • CPCCWF3007A Tile curved surfaces
  • CPCCWP3002A Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas

ELECTIVE UNITS – 3 required

  • CPCCWF3005A Carry out decorative tiling
  • CPCCWF3008A Tile domestic pools and spas
  • CPCCWP3003A Apply waterproofing process to external wet areas
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms

Additional Information

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