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CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Start Date

Throughout the year.
For On Campus, see intake dates here.

Career Opportunities

Wall and Floor Tiler


Skills Recognition, Apprenticeship,
On Campus for domestic & international students

Average Salary

The average Floor Tiler and Wall Tiler salaries in Australia are $70,000* per year. *Source (2024)

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Course Description

The CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling forms part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework Training Package, and is for people working in the Wall and Floor tiling trade.

Students learn to lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

Major areas of study include interpretation of plans, measurements and calculations, use of tiling tools and equipment, surface preparation and repairs.

This course is delivered in our purpose designed facilities where emphasis is placed on providing hands-on, practical training in conjunction with industry-based theory components. Training is provided by accredited, Trade Trainer/Assessors with current industry experience.

Wall and Floor Tiling

FAQ about Wall and Floor Tiling

In Queensland, you will need a QBCC licence to perform wall and floor tiling work with a value of more than $3,300. This licence will allow you to cut and fix tiles, including ceramic, glass, marble, slate, stone and terracotta tiles, to fireplaces, floors, hearths, spas, swimming pools and walls.

The average annual salary for Tiler jobs in Australia ranges from $70,000 to $80,000. However a Tiler can potentially earn more as a Licensed Contractor.

In QLD to get a wall and floor tiling licence you need to meet the QBCC requirements (technical, managerial and financial qualifications).

To become a qualified wall and floor tiler, you will need to get a CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling.

Depending on the delivery mode you choose or are eligible for. Apprenticeship: 4 years, international students on campus: 2 years, RPL from 2 to 8 weeks (minimum 3 years of experience).

You must have a licence before you do any residential building work in NSW, including wall and floor tiling, valued at more than $5000 (incl GST) in labour and materials. (Fair Trading NSW).

In Australia to become a wall and floor tiler you will need to get a qualification, at least a CPC31320 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling.