CPC30820 - Certificate III in Roof Tiling

Qualification Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in roof tiling for residential and commercial construction work. Roof tilers create a waterproof barrier between the exterior and the interior of a home or other building. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work, roof tiling. Roof tilers create a waterproof barrier between the exterior and interior of a home or other building.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Roof tiler.

State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 17 units of competency:
  • 14 core units
  • 3 elective units.

Electives must be selected as follows:

  • all three units from the electives listed below, or
  • two units from the electives listed below, plus one unit selected from any current training package or accredited course as long as it contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, maintains the integrity of the AQF level of this qualification and does not duplicate the outcome of another unit used to achieve this qualification.

Prerequisite units  

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.

Core units 


Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry


Plan and organise work


Conduct workplace communication


Carry out measurements and calculations


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Handle roof tiling materials


Use roof tiling tools and equipment


Tile regular roofs


Tile irregular roofs


Repair and replace valleys, valley irons and flashings


Repair and renovate tile roofs


Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry


Carry out WHS requirements


Work safely on roofs


Elective units 


Investigate business opportunities


Manage finances for new business ventures


Apply protective paint coating systems


Slate a roof


Fix shingles to roofs and facades


Use explosive power tools


Work safely at heights


Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres


Erect and dismantle basic scaffolding


We supply most materials and will contact you once you’re registered to confirm materials.


License and registration requirements will depend on the state that you live in. Please follow the links below for more information.

VIC // NSW // QLD // ACT // SA // WA // TAS // NT