Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Become a Wall & Floor Tiler, Study Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling - CPC31311

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

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you like job diversity? Are you looking for a career where you can combine arts and the trades? Then the Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling is for you!

This qualification offers a wonderful introduction to the growing WA construction industry, providing a range of basic construction skills as well as wall and floor tiling and advanced skills such as Mosaic and tiling curved surfaces. This qualification provides the skills for students to work as a sole trader in the construction, industrial and domestic markets.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in the construction industry with students completing 200 hours of work experience in the construction industry.

Nationally Recognised Qualification

Course National Code: CPC31311

Course CRICOS Code: 099906F

This course is available to international students only.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 104 weeks in eight ten-week terms up to 22 weeks of holidays depending on commencement date. Classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week, two days per week plus 4 hours of scheduled study. Additionally, from Term 3 you will undertake work experience in the industry.

Course Fees

Tuition Fees: AU$ 20,500
Material Fees: AU$ 4,900

 (Monthly or term by term instalment plan available)

*Please note prices may vary if Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer are approved, please refer to our website for more details.

*We offer a range of scholarships and discounts (please see scholarships page). Please also note prices may vary if Credit Transfer are approved.



We support our Wall & Floor Tiling students to get 360 hours of industry placement.


Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a tiler in general construction or as a sole trader. Possible job title includes: Wall & Floor Tiler


Theory and Practical Sessions

All Theory and Practical classes are held in the heart of Perth City: 187 Colin Place, West Perth WA 6005


Pathways From the Qualification

Students who successfully complete the Certificate III may go on to complete further study in a range of Certificate IV qualifications such as the Certificate IV in Building and Construction various streams; Building; Site Management; Specialist Trades or Trade Contracting.


Industry Placement. You must be physically fit to take this course.

PCBT will Support Wall and Floor Tiling Students in Finding Work Placements to Complete 360 Hours in terms 3-8 (Note: Students must abide by PCBT Code of Conduct).
Work placements are organised by PCBT College. Host work placement facilities are fully briefed by PCBT’s qualified tiling trainer on the supervision and support requirements when hosting our student.

Study and Assessment mode

This course is delivered in a combination of theory and practical sessions. All practical sessions are conducted in a fully equipped trade training centre where students will have access to all relevant equipment and a chance to practice all the techniques as required by the training package. From term 3, students will also participate in 200 hours of workplace experience to ensure that skills are demonstrated in an industry context to industry standard; PCBT assessors will visit student worksites to observe skills in action. PCBT supports students with industry placements for its students to enhance skills and further employment opportunities, however, students are expected to work with PCBT to organise their placements. Assessment is competency based and is generally though questioning, project and practical demonstrations.

Entry admission requirements

Those students who wish to undertake this course should meet the following academic and English language requirements.

Academic English Language
Year 11 or equivalent;
Various Certificate II Construction qualifications or with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification
Intermediate Level of English or

Duolingo English Test Score of 75-80 or

IELTS Test Score of 5.0 overall (General or Academic) or

TOEFL iBT Test Score of 35 or

PTE Academic Test Score of 36 or

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 154 or

OET Pass Grade B or

PCBT Certificate 3 in EAL

IELTS test score of 4.5 or equivalent with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

You may be exempted to provide evidence of English Language competence if:

you have studied for 5 years in an English speaking country.

you have completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV OR higher level course in an Australian Education Provider under a student visa.

you have successfully completed a foundation course in Australia

you have successfully completed the College English Placement Test.

you have successfully completed your High School or higher tertiary qualification in English Language

Please note that you are required to meet the Department of Home Affairs English language requirements for student visa applications, which may differ from the aforementioned course entry requirements.  Please refer to https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ to find out the assessment level for your country and to determine the required level of English that you should possess

To achieve full certification, candidates must complete 19 units of competency:

PCBT runs a registered trade centre in West Perth. At this centre, candidates are trained in Wall & Floor Tiling. All training and assessments, required for the qualification, are carried out on-site in our workshop.

Core units

To be able to achieve this qualification,

students must successfully complete the following units:

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 leveling procedures

CPCCCM2008B       Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

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

CPCCPB3012A        Cut and fix paper-faced cornices

CPCCSP2001A        Handle solid plastering materials

CPCCSP2002A        Use solid plastering tools and equipment

CPCCSP2003A        Prepare surfaces for plastering

CPCCSP3001A        Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces

CPCCSP3002A        Apply set coats

CPCCSP3004A       Restore and renovate solid plasterwork

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Enquire Admissions:
Call: 08 9202 1003
Email: admissions@pcbt.wa.edu.au