The Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Timber), specialising in timber 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:
- floor finisher
- timber floor layer
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction
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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.
Training in this stream focuses on the installation of timber, parquetry, laminate and bamboo flooring including restoration of original timber floors.
Flooring technology will see you working in both domestic and commercial sites and renovation projects.
Holmesglen offers flooring technology apprenticeship training in four streams. Apprentices can seek overall knowledge and skills or focus solely on specialty areas: General, Carpet, Timber or Resilient.
||Work in a team
||Communicate in the workplace
||Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment
||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
||Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
||Remove existing floor coverings
||Assess flooring installation sites
||Receive and prepare flooring materials
||Read and interpret work documents
||Coarse sand timber flooring
||Make measurements and calculations
||Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications
||Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors
||Install engineered timber flooring
||Respond to complaints about flooring installations
||Install direct stick timber flooring
||Plan and cost flooring technology work
||Plan and implement maintenance systems for timber, laminate and engineered flooring
||Install patterned and mosaic parquetry flooring
||Install timber flooring materials to stairs
||Apply stains and fillers to timber flooring
||Fine sand timber flooring
||Apply oil-based coatings to timber flooring
||Apply water-based coatings to timber flooring
| Code || Name |
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSMSUP102||Communicate in the workplace|
|MSFFL3053||Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry|
|TLID2003||Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances|
|MSFFL2031||Remove existing floor coverings|
|MSFFL3054||Assess flooring installation sites|
|MSFFL2030||Receive and prepare flooring materials|
|MSFGN3001||Read and interpret work documents|
|MSFFL2045||Coarse sand timber flooring|
|MSFGN2001||Make measurements and calculations|
|MSFFL2034||Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications|
|MSFFL2032||Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors|
|MSFFL2040||Install engineered timber flooring|
|MSFFL3055||Respond to complaints about flooring installations|
|MSFFL3078||Install direct stick timber flooring|
|MSFFL3052||Plan and cost flooring technology work|
|MSFFL3087||Plan and implement maintenance systems for timber, laminate and engineered flooring|
|MSFFL3083||Install patterned and mosaic parquetry flooring|
|MSFFL3080||Install timber flooring materials to stairs|
|MSFFL3094||Apply stains and fillers to timber flooring|
|MSFFL3095||Fine sand timber flooring|
|MSFFL3091||Apply oil-based coatings to timber flooring|
|MSFFL3090||Apply water-based coatings to timber flooring|
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.
Training agreement with a registered employer from the flooring 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.
How to apply
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.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
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