Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
Course Code: CPC31320 | CRICOS Code: 107916M


Building & ConStruction

Delivery Mode

Face to Face and Workshop practical training


94 Weeks

Course Description


This course provides a trade outcome in residential and commercial construction work. The core units cover common skills in the construction industry, as well as specialist work in both wall and floor tiling. Students will work with tiling materials like glass, ceramic, slate, marble and clay – cutting and laying tiles on walls and floors on both interior and exterior surfaces. Students may also add decorative touches to their basic work.

No licensing, legislative, or certification requirements apply to this qualification.


Face to Face and Workshop practical training


Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Sydney Campus
Level 1, 54 Parramatta Road, Forest Lodge NSW 2037

Adelaide Campus
Level 3, 45 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Course Fee/Duration

Course Duration: 94 weeks
Course Fee: 

  • Tuition fee: $28500
  • Material fee: $2000
  • Enrolment fee: $250
  • Total fee: $30750

Note: Prices are subject to change at the discretion of SIGNET INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA

Intake Dates

January, April, July, October

January, April, July, October

Entry Requirements


18 years or older upon commencement of the course.

Required to have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enroll for this qualification.

Required to have successfully met one of the English requirements:

    – IELTS: 5.5 (no band below 5.0)

    – TOEFL iBT: 69-79 (no band below 14)

    – TOEFL Paper: 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)

    – PTE Academic: Overall 46 (no band below 40)

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and the internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units of Competency
UNIT OF COMPETENCY 20 units of competency are required for this qualification, including: 17 Core Units and 3 Electives

Core Units – 17

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

Electives – 3

CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
Qualification Pathways

Qualification Pathways

After successfully completing Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling, students may apply for the:

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Diploma of Building and Construction
Career Pathways

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include the following job roles:

  • Wall and floor tiler
  • Waterproofing applicator
  • Tiler

* Completion of a Signet qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome