Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
Course Code: CPC31320 | CRICOS Code: 112484K


Building and Construction

Delivery Mode



94 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CPC31320 | CRICOS Code: 112484K


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.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Tiler
  • Wall 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 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.

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 94 weeks

Course Fee: AUD $24,000

Non Tuition Fee: AUD $4,500 (includes $350 enrolment and material placement fee)

Total Course Cost:AUD $28,500

Entry Requirements
    • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
    • Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
    • Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
    • Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent, such as:
      • IBT 60
      • PTE Academic 50
      • CAE 169
      • OET C
      • Duolingo 95
      • General English Advanced*
      • MOI Certificate
      • Certificate III or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.
    • Must have the ability to carry out workshop training involving physical activity, including lifting.

ISMT may also conduct an entry interview with all prospective students to confirm their details and ensure that the course selected is the most appropriate for their needs.

*General English Upper Intermediate is generally considered to be between 5-5.5 IELTS.
Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
21st August, 2023 29th January, 2024
09th October, 2023 04th March, 2024
13th November 2023 22th April, 2024
27th May, 2024
15th July, 2024
19th August, 2024
07th October, 2024
11th November 2024
Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive CPC31320 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

After completion, Our graduates go onto roles like: – Wall and floor tiler

Pathway From Qualification

Undertaking a certificate, diploma, advanced diploma or associate degree can help you meet the entry requirements for your preferred degree. These qualifications often provide credit, reducing the duration of your bachelor degree.


Our graduates go onto roles like: – Wall and floor tiler


Units Of Competency
The CPC31320 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling requires the completion of the following 18 core units.
Core Units – 18
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
CPCCWF3009* Apply waterproofing for wall and floor tiling
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective Units
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCCM2009* Carry out basic demolition