Creating Skills for life

 CPC31311 - Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Course Overview


APTC delivers quality Tiling training to suit industry needs. The CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling is designed to offer students the opportunity to further their skills and experience within the construction industry.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to use their skills to lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls and floors. Graduates will use tiles to provide protective and decorative finishes and learn how to use tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges, corners, or around obstacles such as fittings and pipes.

Possible career opportunities for graduates include:

  • Tiler
  • Wall and floor tiler

Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275).


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Course Delivery

Location: Fiji

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including one-week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face to face. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support. 

Course Fees: The course fee is FJD2,900. The fee includes personal protective equipment, stationery and uniform. The Australian Government subsidises the cost of the course including materials and consumables. Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees.

Entry Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country
  • Have significant prior industry experience (more than one year) in the area in which they wish to train or have a local qualification and limited relevant industry experience (up to one year) in the area in which they wish to train
  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment

Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning.

* Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending upon student and industry demand.


Course Content

The CPC31311 Certificate III in in Wall and Floor Tiling will cover the following units of competency:


Unit CodeUnit Title
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWF2001AHandle wall and floor tiling materials
CPCCWF2002AUse wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
CPCCWF3001APrepare surfaces for tiling application
CPCCWF3002AFix floor tiles
CPCCWF3003AFix wall tiles
CPCCWF3004ARepair wall and floor tiles
CPCCWF3006ACarry out mosaic tiling
CPCCWF3007ATile curved surfaces
CPCCWP3002AApply waterproofing process to internal wet areas
CPCCWF3005ACarry out decorative tiling
CPCCSP2002AUse solid plastering tools and equipment
CPCCCO2013ACarry out concreting to simple forms

Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives - 16 core plus 3 electives units

* Please note; elective units of competency may vary from campus to campus depending on local industry needs.


APTC is an Australian Government initiative in partnership with the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

APTC is implemented by TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275)

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