CPC31311 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
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Qualification Description

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.

    Entry Requirement

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Packaging Rules

    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.
  • Prerequisite Units of Competency

    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.

    Core Units

    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* – Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

    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 of Competency

    Elective units for this course are as follows:

    Elective units

    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


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