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Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling CPC31320

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, water proofing processes for both interior and exteriors.

Qualification:

Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling CPC31320

Program No:

C3-TS26

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

5 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:

Fee information for completing this course under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement is available on the Apprenticeships and Traineeships page. The total program cost may vary if subjects are attempted more than once.

Indicative Cost:

Apprentice: $1790

Likely Job Outcome:

Qualified wall and floor tiler.

Application 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 construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

As 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 literacy levels of at least 3 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 the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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

Complete 20 subjects

Complete 6 subjects

  • CPCCOM1012   Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST848
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to work effectively and sustainably work in the construction industry. The unit includes 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. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOM1013   Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST849
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and organise basic individual and group work activities on a construction site.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOM1014   Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: CNST850
      Cost: Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Cost: Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. 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. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWF2001   Handle wall and floor tiling materials
    • CIT Code: CNST872
      Cost: Apprentice $145.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely handle and store wall and floor tiling products and materials. It includes the preparation, handling, sorting and stacking, distribution and disposal of wall and floor tiling products and materials.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF2002   Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST873
      Cost: Apprentice $250.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely and effectively use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment. It includes selection and use of tools and equipment for specific applications.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Complete 4 subjects

  • CPCCOM2001   Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST852
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations at a basic level.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOM1015   Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST851
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and undertake basic measurements and calculations to determine task and material requirements in a construction work environment.A person working at this level would be expected to complete tasks assigned to them, under supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWF3001   Prepare surfaces for tiling application
    • CIT Code: CNST874
      Cost: Apprentice $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to repair and prepare different substrates for wall and floor tiling applications.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3003   Install wall tiles
    • CIT Code: CNST876
      Cost: Apprentice $75.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to use adhesive to install wall tiles to differing substrates.It includes the preparation, cutting, installation and grouting of tiles for walls, including internal and external wall junctions and junctions between walls and floors.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Complete 4 subjects

  • CPCCCM2006   Apply basic levelling procedures
    • CIT Code: CNST838
      Cost: Apprentice $110.00
      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 building components. It includes the set-up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment. The unit supports workers in the construction industry who use a variety of common methods and equipment when working with others and as a member of a team. It applies to levelling work on residential and commercial work sites.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWF3002   Install floor tiles
    • CIT Code: CNST875
      Cost: Apprentice $75.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to install floor tiles to different substrates.It includes the preparation, cutting, installing and grouting of tiles for floors, including steps and and/or or stairs and thresholds.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3004   Repair wall and floor tiling
    • CIT Code: CNST877
      Cost: Apprentice $125.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to repair tiling by replacing wall and floor tiles. It includes preparing, removing and replacing wall and floor tiles and repairing and/or replacing waterproofing.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3004   Fix wet area sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST856
      Cost: Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix wet area sheets to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Complete 3 subjects

  • CPCCWF3009   Apply waterproofing for wall and floor tiling
    • CIT Code: CNST881
      Cost: Apprentice $165.00
      Description:
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3007   Tile curved surfaces
    • CIT Code: CNST880
      Cost: Apprentice $165.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to tile curved surfaces.It includes the preparation for and tiling of columns and arches.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST847
      Cost: Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems.Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Complete 3 subjects

  • CPCCWF3006   Install mosaic tiling
    • CIT Code: CNST879
      Cost: Apprentice $75.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to install mosaic tiles to wall and floors. It includes the cutting and laying out of a pattern or template and the application of the tiles to the required area.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWF3005   Install decorative tiling
    • CIT Code: CNST878
      Cost: Apprentice $75.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to locate and set out dimensions and plans for decorative tiling projects to form specific patterns.It includes advanced setting out and installation of decorative and heritage tiles.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states and territories and users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST787
      Cost: Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres. The unit supports construction workers in the safe and effective operation of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical EWPs. The unit does not cover truck-mounted EWPs, powered telescoping devices, hinged devices or articulated devices, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work and which has a boom length of 11 metres or more. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
      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