Carry out decorative tiling

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 CPCCWF3005A, 'Carry out decorative tiling'.
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. Prepare pattern and materials for tiling.

2.1. Suitable architectural or historical period is identified and a range of appropriate patterns is produced.

2.2. Style of tile is selected to conform with the elements of design.

2.3. Colour and shape of tile are selected to conform with specifications and the geometry of the project.

2.4. Details of pattern and selected tiles are confirmed with client.

3. Form decorative design.

3.1. Tiles are set out to required shape and size to conform to pattern and decorative design.

3.2. Examples of border, beading and strip returns are laid out.

3.3. Tiles are cut, as necessary, to complete the pattern set out.

3.4. Wall and floor tile joints are aligned plumb and square and cut tiles are positioned.

4. Prepare substrate.

4.1. Substrate surfaces are prepared to specification and standard.

4.2. Location of tiles is set out or marked directly onto the surface in accordance with job drawings and specification.

5. Fix tiles.

5.1. Adhesive/mortar is applied to set out area.

5.2. Wall tiles are laid from a selected position to ensure correct set out.

5.3. Floor tiles are set out and laid from the centre, if necessary, to even set out.

5.4. Border tiles are laid and adjusted to suit set out.

5.5. Surface is finished in accordance with job specifications.

6. Grout tiles.

6.1. Tiled surface is cleaned free of dust and adhesive.

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

6.3. Finished surface is cleaned and polished with dry cloth to specifications.

7. Clean up.

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

7.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCWF3005A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC31311 - Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling