CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

CRICOS Course Code: 096959F

Discover the creativity behind wall and floor tiling, from the first moment a datum line is drawn to the last touch up of silicon. You will learn how to interpret plans and specifications, use tiling tools and equipment and carry out residential and commercial construction work. Get your hands dirty and prepare for work – do you have what it takes?

 

Vocational Placement:

This course includes Vocational Placement which is organised by Entrepreneur Education. You will complete major tiling projects while at Vocational Placement and be assessed completing tasks on-the-job. A minimum of 120 hours is required as part of the course. The maximum hours you can complete is 240 per year.

Start Dates

Monthly

Duration

93 Weeks

Study: 65 weeks // Supervised Study: 7 weeks // Holidays: 21 weeks

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face

7.5hrs / week

Distance

6 hrs / week

Vocational Placement

7.5 hrs / week

Potential Career Outcomes

Wall & Floor Tiler  //  Labourer //  Business Owner

Location

Campus

Gold Coast

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirement:

Students must provide evidence of successful completion of:

  • Certificate III requires a minimum completion of Year 10 OR a minimum of a Certificate II level qualification or higher
  • If there is no evidence of the above, the student must sit the Entrepreneur Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test and achieve a satisfactory result

 

Please note: home country evidence is accepted and must be translated

 

Mathematics Entry Requirement:

Students must complete and pass the Entrepreneur Education mathematics test

 

English Entry Requirement:

Students must pass a minimum of one of the following English Requirements:

  • Upper Intermediate Certificate or higher
  • Certificate IV level or higher qualification in Australia
  • IELTS 5.5-6, FCE Grade B or C, CAE 160-179, TOEFL 72-94, TOEIC 400-485 (listening), 385-450 (reading)
  • Entrepreneur Education English Test, achieving at least Upper Intermediate level

 

Please note: All English evidence provided must be within a 2 year validity period. Either within two years before the application is made, or within two years of the visa grant

 

Course Entry Requirement:

The following resources are required to complete this course

  • Computer Requirements: Students will require continual access to their own laptop computer during class and outside of class to meet distance education requirements
CREDIT TRANSFER

You may be eligible for Credit Transfers if you hold the same unit(s) from another provider. To be eligible; you must present your certified qualification at enrolment stage, together with the completed ‘Course Credit Form’. Once assessed, you will be notified of the outcome. Should your achieved units be equivalent, your CoE/course duration will be reduced according to the amount of time needed to complete the outstanding units.

Course Subjects

01. Be Safe

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

This unit will provide you with the skills to apply health and safety policies and procedures in your workplace. You will learn safe work practices, including: identifying hazards, understanding health and safety legislation and being able to respond to emergencies and incidents.

02. Pen to Paper

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specification

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work  

Careful planning and being organised are professional skills needed in the role of any tradesperson. In this unit you will learn how to read and interpret plans and specifications which will enable you to carry out your work with accuracy. You will learn about the types of plans and drawings and how to read them, including: recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan and the comprehension of written job specifications.

03. The Start

CPCCWF2002A Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment    

Learn how to use the ‘tools of the trade’ safely and effectively in this unit. Learn the value of planning and preparation, how to identify and select tools and the importance of cleaning up your site.

04. Numbers and Figures

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations   

Ensuring accuracy in measurements and calculations while tiling is crucial. You will be required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for tiling jobs. In this unit you will practice your mathematical calculations during theory workshops and later you will apply these skills during vocational placement onsite at shed 101.

05. Smoko Break

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication    

Learn how to communicate effectively with other workers and team members in a tiling workplace environment. This includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.

06. Safety First

BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control   

Safety must come first in any workplace. In this unit you will learn how to identify and assess hazards, control risks as well as manage workplace compliance requirements.

07. Be Green

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry      

Being part of a team is important and in this unit you will earn how to work with others, accept responsibility for your own workload and how to identify your development needs. You will also learn how to comply with environmental regulations and the importance of sustainability.

08. The Tools

CPCCWF2001A Handle wall and floor tiling materials 

Get your hands on to tiling products and materials in this unit. Learn the purpose of each tool and material as well as legislation and required workplace documentation.

09. Nice Curves

CPCCWF3006A Carry out mosaic tiling

CPCCWF3007A Tile curved surfaces

CPCCWF3005A Carry out decorative tiling 

Are you wanting to get creative with your tiling? Learn all about mosaic, curved and decorative tiling in this unit. Learn how to cut and lay to a pattern or template on various surfaces including columns and arches.

10. Make It Stick

CPCCWF3002A Fix floor tiles

CPCCWF3003A Fix wall tiles 

Get dirty and learn how to fix floor tiles to different substrates using mortar or adhesive. This includes the preparation, cutting, fixing and grouting of tiles for floors including steps/stairs and thresholds.

11. Repair It

CPCCWF3004A Repair wall and floor tiles   

Mistakes and problems occur and so it is important to learn how to repair wall and floor tiles, using mortar or adhesive. Learn how to go about repairing damaged or defective tiles without impacting surrounding tiles.

12. Prep It

CPCCWF3001A Prepare surfaces for tiling application

CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures  

It’s all in the prep work. Learn the value of planning and preparing your materials, underlay and sheeting substrate. You will also learn how to level a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set-out of building components. This includes the set-up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment.

13. Form It

CPCCC02013A Carry out concreting to simple forms   

Learn how to safely install formwork, reinforcement and place and finish concrete for the construction of minor slabs, pathways and other minor works to a specified design finish.

14. No Leaks

CPCCWP3002A Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas    

Applying effective waterproofing practices and principles to internal wet areas is critical to any tiling job. In this unit you will learn how to prepare your waterproofing for installation as well as how to prepare the substrate and apply the waterproofing.

Timetable Information

Timetable
Course Terminology

Workshop

During this time your mentor will deliver planned training sessions which are aimed to give you theoretical knowledge and understanding of course concepts.

 

Collaborate (facilitated learning & project work)

During this facilitated time, you will work collaboratively with your peers, to complete tasks that have been delivered in the workshop sessions. You will practice skills that you have been taught by your mentor and work on assessments.

 

Practical
During this session, you will practice demonstrating required skills in a real and simulated work environment.

Distance Education

Online Course Hub (on-line learning portal)

The course hub provides you with a wide range of learning resources to guide your distance education. You will be able to access a variety of quality resources in your own time.

 

Facebook Group (communication and conversation group)

Your mentor will lead conversations and communicate information related to your study. You will be encouraged to share ideas and collaborate with your class peers about project work.

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