The Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing provides a trade certificate in waterproofing for the residential and commercial construction industry. In this course, you will gain an understanding of waterproofing standards and best industry practices.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
- CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC60121 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
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Studying the Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing at Holmesglen
You will learn to prepare surfaces for waterproofing, as well as the use of waterproofing tools, equipment, processes and techniques.
You will learn how to apply waterproofing in a range of wet area settings, including below ground and internal and external areas. The course also covers remedial processes.
Teaching and assessment will be in a simulated environment covering all aspects of the waterproofing industry.
||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Plan and organise work
||Conduct workplace communication
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Handle waterproofing materials and components
||Use waterproofing tools and equipment
||Apply basic levelling procedures
||Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application
||Assess construction waterproofing processes
||Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
||Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas
||Carry out concreting to simple forms
||Apply waterproofing process to external above-ground wet areas
||Apply waterproofing remedial processes
||Apply waterproofing system to below ground level wet areas
||Enter and work in confined spaces
||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
| Code || Name |
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1013||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCOM1014||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCOM2001||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCWP2001||Handle waterproofing materials and components|
|CPCCWP2002||Use waterproofing tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCWP2004||Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application|
|CPCCWP3005||Assess construction waterproofing processes|
|CPCCSH2003||Apply and install sealant and sealant devices|
|CPCCWP3002||Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas|
|CPCCCO2013||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCWP3003||Apply waterproofing process to external above-ground wet areas|
|CPCCWP3004||Apply waterproofing remedial processes|
|CPCCWP3001||Apply waterproofing system to below ground level wet areas|
|RIIWHS202E||Enter and work in confined spaces|
|CPCCCM2008||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. Most prospective students will be currently working in the construction industry, and/or in wall and floor tiling.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the nationally accredited CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing.
How to apply
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession