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1 Year


This qualification provides a trade outcome and is for people who want to work in the wall and floor tiling trade in residential and commercial work. You will learn how to lay tiles on a variety of internal and external surfaces which may be horizontal, vertical, curved, sloping and twisted. You will receive training in the tools required for this work also learn about waterproofing wet areas, tile types, tile accessories, tile glues, tiling patterns and cement mortars.

Additional cost for protective clothing is approximately A$350.

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.

Work Placement Requirements:

Students will be required to complete 400 hours of work placement during the course within the industry. Students will be required to complete a logbook for record of the work placement so they can practice their skills and embed the knowledge they have learned during the course.

It is recommended that students seek out industry related work to assist them to complete this work placement requirement to successful complete this course.



Tiler & Wall and Floor Tiler


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Students must successfully complete the OHS Induction Training (White Card) which will allow you entry into a construction worksite.
Certificate III Entry RequirementPackage Entry Requirement


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

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LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Macquarie Fields Feb , Jul (Full) A$16,460


LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Macquarie Fields Feb , Jul A$16,460


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

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To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

  • Packaging Rules:

    To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

    Total of 19 units of competency:

    16 core units
  • 3 elective 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 levelling procedures
  • CPCCCOHS2001A Apply Occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCWF2001A 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

  • CPCCWF3005A Carry out decorative tiling
  • CPCCWF3008A Tile domestic pools and spas
  • 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
  • CPCCC02013A Carry out concreting to simple forms


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.