Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling (CPC31320)

The Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling (CPC31320) is a qualification that suits those aspiring to establish their own business or apply for builder registration. With this qualification, you can qualify as a professional tiler thanks to our employment-based training. 

This course is offered via RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) or apprenticeship for tradespeople interested in specialising in the tiling industry. Gimbal Construction(RTO ID 32201), a Registered Training Organisation, offers training opportunities for those interested. We perform assessments and award trade qualifications through a formal process certified by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).


The Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling (CPC31320) is an informative course that equips students with the work experience and knowledge to excel in the wall and floor tiling sector. This program caters to those seeking to increase their career prospects in tiling or construction management roles, providing a mixture of practical and managerial skills.

The qualification is applicable to both residential and commercial work. It supersedes and is equivalent to CPC31311 – Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling. 

The CPC31320 qualification is nationally recognised in Australia for those seeking to validate their proficiency in this specific construction field.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be prepared to workin the following roles:

  • Wall & Floor Tiler
  • Ceramic Tiler
  • Mosaic Tiler

At Gimbal Construction(RTO ID 32201), we aim to equip you with the professional skills necessary to fulfil your employment needs. By merging theoretical instruction with hands-on experience, we provide a way to recognise your skills formally.

This apprenticeship will last about four years, depending on your progress. If you’re acquiring this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), it should take between 3 -6 months.

The cost of Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling (CPC31320) will depend on whether or not you are eligible for government subsidies and the number of credits that apply through prior studies. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for course fees.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements. 

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How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, it is. The Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling (CPC31320) is recognised across Australia. As a part of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), this qualification is validated and nationally acknowledged by educational institutions and industry sectors nationwide.

The Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling (CPC31320) equips learners with the knowledge to work with materials such as ceramic, glass, slate, marble, and clay, expanding their craftsmanship.

This qualification teaches how to cut and lay tiles on interior and exterior walls and floors, offering a wide range of practical applications.

The course also includes training on adding decorative touches to the basic tiling work, fostering creativity and attention to detail in the field.

All theoretical modules of our courses can be accessed online, but hands-on apprenticeships and examinations must be undertaken in person. For any further queries, you’re welcome to fill in the available form or give us a direct call.

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years