Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling


Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $6500

$6500 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 6 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 21 Months

21 Months is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 4 training provider(s).

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This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and floor tiling for residential and commercial construction work.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Tiler
  • Wall and floor tiler.
  • The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

    The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

    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.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Surveyed graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Employment Status

    Surveyed graduates of this course who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

    Enrolled in Further Study

    Surveyed graduates of this course who have enrolled in additional training or education.

    Median Salary

    Median salary for surveyed graduates of this course who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

    Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

    Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of this course are employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers


    Technicians and Trades Workers


    Community and Personal Service Workers


    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Top 3 Employing Industries

    Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of this course are employed in:



    Public Administration and Safety


    Public Administration and Safety
    Accommodation and Food Services


    Accommodation and Food Services

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.

    Construction, Plumbing and Services Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling is in the Architecture and Building Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Construction, Plumbing and Services.


    Wall & Floor Tiling and Paving

    Certificate IV


    Advanced Diploma


    Painting & Decorating
    Joinery, Stairs & Shop Fitting
    Stone Work
    Formwork / Falsework
    Dogging, Rigging & Scaffolding
    Plumbing & Gas Fitting
    Fire Protection
    Building & Construction Surveying & Management
    Swimming Pools and Spas
    Crane Operations

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships

    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.


    Australian Apprenticeships Pathways