Fix wall tiles

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCWF3003A, 'Fix wall tiles'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare.

1.1. Work instructions and operational details are obtained using relevant information, confirmed and applied for planning and preparation purposes.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements are followed in accordance with safety plans and policies.

1.3. Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.

1.4. Tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with the requirements of the job, checked for serviceability and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Material quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans and specifications and quality requirements.

1.6. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.7. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and regulatory obligations and applied.

2. Set out tiling job.

2.1. Area to be tiled and substrate are prepared to requirements of job specification and in accordance with workplace procedures.

2.2. Tiles are checked for conformity to size, patterns, colours and characteristics in accordance with plans and specifications.

2.3. Tile work grid patterns are determined and set out to be symmetrical and balanced, and to produce minimal waste in accordance with specifications and standards.

2.4. Waterproof membrane is fitted and laid in wet areas to conform to manufacturer specifications and regulatory requirements.

3. Cut tiles as required.

3.1. Tiles are cut without jagged, flaid edges or damage to tile surfaces or finish, in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer recommendations.

3.2. Recess hole or curve is cut by hand or machine to shape and size and to specified tolerance.

3.3. Tile jolly is edged to form a mitre so that biscuit is not exposed at the joint in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer recommendations.

4. Fix wall tiles.

4.1. Mortar and/or adhesive is prepared and applied to tile surface in accordance with manufacturer recommendations.

4.2. Tiles are prepared and fixed, with pad tiles set to level alignment.

4.3. Horizontal joint is checked for straightness, and tile edges and surface alignment are checked for conformity.

4.4. Tiles are fixed to alignment maintaining designed pattern to specification.

4.5. Even margins are shown around openings, frames and fittings to specification.

4.6. Bottom course is cut and fixed to create a rake or square corner in accordance with drawings and specifications.

4.7. Splayed, manufactured, formed coves are fixed in accordance with drawings and specifications.

4.8. Vertical tiles are finished plumb and true to square corners.

4.9. Joints are maintained straight and uniform in width with due allowance for tolerance of tile sizes.

4.10. Control joints are built in, in accordance with specifications and manufacturer recommendations.

4.11. Mitre joints are made, maintaining glazing on mitre without damage to tile surfaces or finish and maintaining uniformity of mitre in accordance with company procedures and manufacturer recommendations.

5. Tile external corners.

5.1. Setting out for plumb, level and square is checked to be within specified tolerance.

5.2. External corners are checked to ensure surface intersections are straight.

5.3. Curved bead angle trim or tiles are fixed so that external return and bead are square and measurements are accurate to junction with tiles and set out, where applicable.

5.4. Tiles are fixed with minimum voids in tile bed while maintaining fully bedded alignment to specifications.

5.5. Corner is kept square within specified tolerance and finish to specifications.

6. Tile internal corners.

6.1. Internal corner is checked to ensure surfaces are flat and intersection is straight.

6.2. Tiles are cut where required and fixed to one wall to maintain alignment in accordance with set out and specifications.

6.3. Tiles are cut where required and fixed abutting adjacent wall tiles to line, set out and specifications.

6.4. Joints for abutting tiles are made in accordance with designed margin for grouting or for expansion joint, where applicable, to specifications.

6.5. Coved tile or trim is installed to coved internal wall or wall and floor junctions.

6.6. Coved tile or trim is installed so that line is straight and, where applicable, aligned with set out.

6.7. Tiles are fixed to cove tile or trim and finish to alignment and specifications.

7. Grout wall tile face.

7.1. Joints are cleaned and prepared to receive grout according to manufacturer specifications.

7.2. Grout is mixed and applied in accordance with workplace and manufacturer specifications and to meet job requirements.

7.3. Tiles are cleaned and polished with dry cloth to specifications, removing all dust from surface and joints.

8. Clean up.

8.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.

8.2. Machinery, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCWF3003A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC31311 - Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling