CPC31320

Certificate iii in wall and floor tiling

Study Method Classroom
Course Duration 104 weeks
Intake 2023: 09 Jan, 10 Apr, 10 Jul, 09 Oct
Recognition Nationally Recognised Training
Course Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 10, (High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent) OR a Certificate II or equivalent OR be a mature age (20 years of age and above).

English Requirements:
It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.0.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 35 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 36 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 154 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.
Course Modules
Unit Code Unit Title
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001* Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCWF2001* Handle wall and floor tiling materials
CPCCWF2002* Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
CPCCWF3001* Prepare surfaces for tiling application
CPCCWF3002* Install floor tiles
CPCCWF3003* Install wall tiles
CPCCWF3004* Repair wall and floor tiling
CPCCWF3005* Install decorative tiling
CPCCWF3006* Install mosaic tiling
CPCCWF3007* Tile curved surfaces
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCWF3009* Apply waterproofing for wall and floor tiling
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Course Duration

104 weeks Four (4) Semesters = 26 weeks each Consisting of:

  • Eight (8) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A Three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 24 weeks
Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the CPC31320 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling students, will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Tiler
  • Wall and Floor tiler.
Further Studies
Question and Answers

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.

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 10, (High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent) OR a Certificate II or equivalent OR be a mature age (20 years of age and above).

English Requirements:
It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.0.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 35 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 36 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 154 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.
Unit Code Unit Title
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001* Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCWF2001* Handle wall and floor tiling materials
CPCCWF2002* Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
CPCCWF3001* Prepare surfaces for tiling application
CPCCWF3002* Install floor tiles
CPCCWF3003* Install wall tiles
CPCCWF3004* Repair wall and floor tiling
CPCCWF3005* Install decorative tiling
CPCCWF3006* Install mosaic tiling
CPCCWF3007* Tile curved surfaces
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCWF3009* Apply waterproofing for wall and floor tiling
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

104 weeks Four (4) Semesters = 26 weeks each Consisting of:

  • Eight (8) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A Three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 24 weeks

After successfully completing the CPC31320 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling students, will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Tiler
  • Wall and Floor tiler.
Course Provided by
Skills Australia Institute
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