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:
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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC31311 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling.
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
20 units of competency:
17 core units
3 elective units.
Electives must be selected as follows:
all three units from the electives listed below, or
two units from the electives listed below, plus one unit selected from any current training package or accredited course as long as it contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, maintains the integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and does not duplicate the outcome of another unit used to achieve this qualification.
An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.
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
BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009* Carry out basic demolition
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
CPCCCO2013* Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCPB3004 Fix wet area sheets
CPCCWF3008 Tile pools and spas
Industries : Construction
Occupations : Wall and Floor Tiler
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Interpret plans and prepare surfaces ready for tiling
Carry out measurements and calculations
Master mosaic and patterned tiling techniques as well as granolithic, terrazzo and cement
Incorporate specialist skills to tile difficult areas like curbed, sloped and twisted surfaces
Use a tile cutter to shape a range of tiles types to fit basic and complex edges and corners
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
Adaptability to enjoy working in a range of work locations and conditions
Great communication to work effectively with colleagues and clients
Time management to meet project deadlines
Completing this course provides you with:
A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
Eligibility to register as a tradesperson and apply for your licence with NSW Fair Trading
The skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business
NSTA™ provides authentic building and construction courses in Australia, providing certificate III in painting and decorating and certificate III in carpentry in Australia. The relevant certifications will provide assured employment offers in the building and construction industry.