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Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling CPC31311

Overview

This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and floor tiling for residential and commercial construction work. It provides training in all aspects of tiling including wall and floor, mosaic tiling and water proofing processes.

Qualification: Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling CPC31311
Program No: C3-BE41
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (10 blocks each year, with a block being 3 days every 3 weeks) - duration may vary depending on the individual's progress through competencies.
Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $1,750
Likely Job Outcome: Qualified wall and floor tiler.
Enrolment Type: Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, dust masks and hearing protection.

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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
- be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in the program your skills will be checked - if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program)

If you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Cpmplete all 19 subjects ( 16 Core and 3 Elective)

Stage 1 - complete all 9

  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST692
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: COMM476
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST694
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST415
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
    • CIT Code: CNST225
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set out of buildings components. It includes the set up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWF2001A Handle wall and floor tiling materials
    • CIT Code: CNST461
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to handle, store and apply environmental principles to wall and floor tiling products, materials and components. It includes the preparation, handling, sorting and stacking, distribution and disposal of wall and floor tiling products, materials and components in the application of the tiles to walls and floors.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF2002A Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST462
      Cost: $200.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively use tools and equipment specific to ceramic wall and floor tiling work. It includes identification, selection and use of tools for specific applications.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3001A Prepare surfaces for tiling application
    • CIT Code: CNST463
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to repair and prepare different substrates for wall and floor tiling applications. It includes the preparation of materials and substrates for the tiling process.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Stage 2 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCWF3002A Fix floor tiles
    • CIT Code: CNST464
      Cost: $240.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix floor tiles to different substrates using mortar or adhesive. It includes the preparation, cutting, fixing and grouting of tiles for floors, including steps/stairs and thresholds.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3003A Fix wall tiles
    • CIT Code: CNST465
      Cost: $280.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix wall tiles to differing substrates, using mortar or adhesive. It includes the preparation, cutting, fixing and grouting of tiles for walls, including internal and external wall junctions and between wall and floor junctions.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3004A Repair wall and floor tiles
    • CIT Code: CNST466
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to repair wall and floor, using mortar or adhesive. It includes preparing, removing and replacing wall and floor tiles.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWP3002A Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas
    • CIT Code: CNST471
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply waterproofing practices and principles to internal wet areas.

      It includes identification of the waterproofing system to be used, its preparation and its application.

      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Stage 3 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCWF3006A Carry out mosaic tiling
    • CIT Code: CNST468
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix a mosaic directly into place to a tiled wall or floor.

      It includes the cutting and laying out of a pattern or template and the application of the tiles to the required area.

      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3007A Tile curved surfaces
    • CIT Code: CNST469
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to tile curved surfaces on solid and sheet substrate, using mortar or adhesive.

      It includes the preparation for and tiling of curved wall and floor surfaces, columns, circular walls and arches.

      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CNST565 CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres
      OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
    • CIT Code: BUSN134
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to consider the major elements of a business idea, undertake research to determine viability of the business opportunity and present the idea with reference to the legislative frameworks affecting the business.  It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business for self-employment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST693
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.
      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au