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Wall and floor tiling 

For licensing purposes in the above work class, a tile is a thin plate of regular or irregular shape made from fired clay, moulded concrete, ceramics or natural material or other similar manufactured material.

Wall and floor tiling is the affixing of tiles for functional or decorative use on internal or external surfaces of buildings.

Wall and floor tiling works and materials can also include, but may not necessarily be limited to:

  • tiles made from cork, linoleum, rubber or thermoplastics
  • waterproofing of wet areas in preparation for the laying of tiles
  • mosaics
  • preparation and minor repair (but not renewal or replacement) and insertion of expansion joints to surfaces prior to tiling.


(1) Completion of CPC31311 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling


(2) Completion of any of the following qualifications:

  • CPC31308 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling.
  • BCG31303 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
  • BCG30198 Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling, TAFE course #8061
  • Qualification 11768 Certificate III in Tiling, Wall and Floor, TAFE course #2157
  • Certificate III in Tiling, Wall and Floor, Trade TAFE course #5123

Previous licence holders

If you have ever held a licence in the current prescribed classes (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

To find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above, refer to the information on building licensing courses.

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