The Certificate III in Flooring Technology, specialising in carpet and vinyl installation, provides comprehensive training, delivered both on and off the job, to ensure you develop the most up to date knowledge and skills required to become a professional floor covering installer.
Career opportunities, include:
- carpet layer
- vinyl layer
- floor finisher
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction
Studying the Certificate III in Flooring Technology at Holmesglen
Holmesglen has been training flooring technology apprentices for over 15 years. Training is delivered in our especially designed facilities, with a focus on providing hands-on and practical training.
You'll become proficient in the installation of a variety of carpet, vinyl and underlays, including tiles, in both commercial and domestic premises.
Flooring technology will see you working in both domestic and commercial sites and renovation projects.
||Work in a team
||Communicate in the workplace
||Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment
||Read and interpret work documents
||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
||Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
||Remove existing floor coverings
||Receive and prepare flooring materials
||Assess flooring installation sites
||Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors
||Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications
||Install hard underlays
||Install soft carpet underlays and gripper accessories
||Install unpatterned tufted carpet
||Make measurements and calculations
||Plan and cost flooring technology work
||Install carpet to custom design stairs
||Install carpet tiles
||Install resilient tiles
||Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings
||Install resilient sheet to walls
||Install adhesive fixed carpet
||Install linoleum floor coverings
||Install patterned and custom designed carpet
| Code || Name |
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSMSUP102||Communicate in the workplace|
|MSFFL3053||Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment|
|MSFGN3001||Read and interpret work documents|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry|
|TLID2003||Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances|
|MSFFL2031||Remove existing floor coverings|
|MSFFL2030||Receive and prepare flooring materials|
|MSFFL3054||Assess flooring installation sites|
|MSFFL2032||Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors|
|MSFFL2034||Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications|
|MSFFL2033||Install hard underlays|
|MSFFL2036||Install soft carpet underlays and gripper accessories|
|MSFFL2037||Install unpatterned tufted carpet|
|MSFGN2001||Make measurements and calculations|
|MSFFL3052||Plan and cost flooring technology work|
|MSFFL3064||Install carpet to custom design stairs|
|MSFFL3059||Install carpet tiles|
|MSFFL3065||Install resilient tiles|
|MSFFL2038||Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings|
|MSFFL3070||Install resilient sheet to walls|
|MSFFL3060||Install adhesive fixed carpet|
|MSFFL3066||Install linoleum floor coverings|
|MSFFL3062||Install patterned and custom designed carpet|
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.
You must have a training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and to attend a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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
After completing your apprenticeship, you will receive the nationally endorsed MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology
Connections with industry
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
How to apply
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$2,950.00|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables 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 may apply to your 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