RPL Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling

28 May RPL Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling

If you have a wide range of experience as a tiler but haven’t completed your qualification for whatever reason, than you’re in the right place. Getting your tiling experience and skills converted into a nationally recognised qualification is simple, fast and headache free! We will help you attain the right qualification and subjects you need for your tiling contractor’s licence.

What's involved?

1. Free Skills Assessment

You need to have valid industry experience in order to qualify for this RPL program. When you first touch base, we will help you identify your skills and advise on whether this qualification is right for you. As a rule of thumb if you have more than 2 years experience in your field, then you are likely to be eligible.

2. Evidence Portfolio
  • Valid Identification
  • list showing relevant employment history
  • work samples and documents (such as tender documents, invoices, quotations, plans, sketches etc)
  • letter of employment
  • reference letters from licensed tilers you have worked with
  • photos and videos of your work
  • overseas qualifications
  • related licenses, short courses, accreditation, certificates, transcripts or assessments you have attained
  • Apprenticeship papers (if available)
3. Skills Check
  1. You will be having a conversation covering questions for each unit with our qualified assessor
  2. The assessor may choose to also perform a practical observation.
  3. Where gap training is required, you will need to complete theory or practical assessments as required. Theory components can be completed from home and practical components can be completed at your work site.
4. Qualified!

All certificates are Nationally Recognised and issued by a Qualify Me! partner college. Now you can grab that licence!


Upon successful completion of this RPL Program you will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification in:

Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling



Scope of work

Wall and Floor Tiling work involves affixing of tiles for functional or decorative use on internal or external surfaces of buildings.

Qualifications required

CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Accessed 12/7/16 from: NSW Fair Trading Wall and Floor Tiling contractor’s licence


Scope of work

Cut and fix tile, including ceramic, glass, marble, slate, stone and terracotta tiles, to fireplaces, floors, hearths, spas, swimming pools and walls, constructing terrazzo floors, steps, risers and stringers, applying waterproofing for wall and floor tiling

Qualifications required

CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Plus approved managerial course

Accessed on 12/7/16 from: QBCC wall and floor tiling contractor’s licence


VBA Domestic restricted licence: Wall and Floor Tiling

 Scope of Work

This component of domestic building work is limited to tiling (floor and wall) work for homes and associated class 10 structures. It involves affixing tiles for functional or decorative use on internal or external surfaces of buildings and swimming pools, and waterproofing the tiling.

Qualification required

If you have successfully completed the following qualification, you will satisfy some of the technical knowledge required for Tiling (Floors and Walls) work:

  • CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and floor tiling.

Experience required

You must have capacity to carry out, manage or arrange the following activities in a competent manner and to a professional standard:

  • preparing surfaces for tiling
  • setting out
  • undertaking basic levelling
  • applying waterproofing for internal wet areas as appropriate to the floor and wall tiling installation
  • electing appropriate materials and methods for fixing floor or wall tiles according to the application requirements (including selecting adhesives for a range of materials such as tone, porcelain and mosaic, type of substrate, expansion joints, caulking and flashing)
  • repairing wall and floor tiles.

Accessed 5/8/16 from: VBA Domestic Builder Wall and floor tiling 


Not available in this jurisdiction

Accessed 14/7/16 from: ACT all and floor tiling contractor’s licence

See ACT construction occupation licenses for latest listing of Canberra Licence


Not available in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 14/7/16 from: WA wall and floor tiling contractor’s licence


Scope of work

Includes waterproofing of wet areas, placement of screed, wall and floor tiling to bathrooms, WC, laundry, kitchen, living areas, verandahs and balconies.

Qualifications required

CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Accessed on 14/7/16 from: SA CBS wall and floor tiling contractor’s licence


Not available in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 14/7/16 from: TAS wall and floor tiling contractor’s Licence


Not available this jurisdiction.

Accessed 14/7/16 from: NT wall and floor tiling contractor’s licence

Can I apply?

This RPL and trade skills recognition program is available to tradesmen with local experience or local students that have completed partial studies in Australia. We also have programs to help migrants fast-track their qualifications providing they have relevant experience, qualifications and well aware of the Australian standards and requirements.

Ready to start?

What are you waiting for? Contact Us today. Free call: 1800 765 295

  • Sertac yasar
    Posted at 23:56h, 05 March Reply

    Hey there i want to do this i do have wide range of experiences what do i have to do exactly to get my licence?

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 23:12h, 07 March Reply


      We will be assessing your skills against the Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling. In summary we will be looking at your ability to:
      – manage your own small business including finances
      – plan and organise your work
      – read and interpret plans and specifications
      – apply basic levelling procedures
      – work safely including applying OHS requirements, policies and procedures
      – handle wall and floor tiling materials
      – use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment
      – prepare surfaces for tiling application
      – fix floor tiles
      – fix wall tiles
      – repair walls and floor tiles
      – carry out mosaic tiling
      – tile curved surfaces
      – apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas

      We will also look at your specific line of work and assess your skills in that area.

  • Quan van Dau
    Posted at 04:11h, 18 June Reply

    I want to have certificate 3 for tiling

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 04:33h, 19 June Reply

      Sure thing. A course advisor will contact you shortly to provide do a quick pre-eligibility check and provide you with all the info you need to get started.

  • Marcio Saltoratto
    Posted at 05:49h, 09 July Reply

    Hi there,

    I am interested to do the Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling.
    I am living in Sydney, but i am an overseas student, i would like to now more information such as prices and requirements for me start the course and aply my new visa.

    Thank you

    • Qualify Me!
      Posted at 00:41h, 23 October Reply

      Hi Marcio,

      Do you have any experience in Tiling? As this is an RPL program.

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