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Study wall & floor tiling in Austalia

International Student Tiling Courses

Study a Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling

A Certificate III in Floor & Wall Tiling offers students the opportunity to gain an industry-recognized qualification in this specialised trade. With comprehensive course content, students will have the skills and knowledge to install ceramic, porcelain, and stone tiles in both residential and commercial environments.


Upon successful completion, graduates will be qualified to find employment as a Floor and Wall Tiler. According to, in 2023 tiles earn an average of $AUD 60,000-$70,000 per year, and job growth in tiling for the next 5 years is projected to be -3.4%.​


Tiler's courses for Australian international students range from $AUD 22,000-$AUD 30,000, depending on the college and your location. Colleges allow students to pay their tuition in instalments, and a work placement of 360 hours is often included in the training package.​If you’d like to learn more about becoming a tiler, please get in touch.

What will I learn in the Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling?

These are the fundamentals of what you study in the program:

  • applying basic leveling procedures

  • measuring and calculating

  • reading and interpreting plans and specifications

  • handling tiling materials

  • preparing surfaces for tiling

  • using floor tiling  tools and equipment

  • installing floor and wall tiles

  • repairing  tiles

  • installing  mosaic  & decorative tiles

  • applying tiles to curved surfaces

  • waterproofing preparation

  • work health & safety procedures

  • planning and organising work

  • conducting workplace communication

  • sustainability in the workplace

Most international student tiling courses include a 360-hour work placement, the opportunity to gain hand-on experience ‘on the job’. This is also a requirement of the 485 Graduate Work Stream Visa.

Once a graduate holds this Certificate III, they can seek work as a qualified wall and floor tiler, contractor, or a supervisor in the Australian building industry.

Study a Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling as an international student

Want to study to be a tiler in Australia?

485 Graduate Work Stream Visa

Many graduates will be eligible to apply for the 485 Graduate Work Stream Visa after a minimum of 92 weeks of study.

This 1.5 year visa will allow graduates to to gain Australian work experience should they be aiming for skilled migration as a Wall & Floor Tiler - ANZSCO 3334

We advise you to organise a consultation with a migration agent/lawyer to understand your options after being a student.

Start with your goal in mind.

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