Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling



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


Occupational titles may include:

  • Tiler

  • Wall and floor tiler.


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.

Core Units


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 specifications

CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Wall and floor tiling field of work  


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

Advanced tiling field of work 


CPCCWF3005A Carry out decorative tiling

CPCCWF3008A Tile domestic pools and spas



General electives  


BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms