Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a CPC31420 – Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing via our RTO partners.
Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied for units of competency.
Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing offers a skills recognition program for waterproofers who want to convert their prior learning and experience in waterproofing into a professional qualification and to help them obtain their waterproofing contractor’s licence. The program is available to Australian students who are yet to complete their partial studies and experienced waterproofers who want to back their skills with a qualification. Migrants with relevant experience of Australian requirements and standards may also apply. Upon qualification, you may apply for a waterproofing licence.
You will need to provide a range of evidence to assist your assessor to make a decision about your competence. The types of evidence you may be asked to provide can include:
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Samples of your work, including sketches, plans, quotations, tender documents and invoices.
Letter of Employment
Current employment contracts
Letters of reference from licensed tradesmen you have worked with.
Videos or photos of your work.
Evidence of overseas qualifications.
Transcripts or assessments from related previous qualifications.
Safe work method statements
Quotes/invoices and stock orders
Drawings and schematics
Maintenance reports and service sheets
Once you are qualified, possible roles include:
You can be certified anywhere in Australia with a nationally recognised qualification
Have your certification within four weeks of evidence being received
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Frontier Training and Technology (RTO: 21244)
Noble Training (RTO: 41488)
Construction Trades College (RTO: 40250)
Australian Industrial Systems Institute (RTO: 21916)
Building Trades Australia (RTO: 30979)
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This qualification is designed to meet the needs of workers who undertake waterproofing for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work, construction waterproofing. Waterproofers apply membranes and special coatings to protect contents and the structural integrity of buildings.
Occupational titles may include:
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.
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.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
Electives must be selected as follows:
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.
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
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Handle waterproofing materials
Use waterproofing tools and equipment
Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application
Apply waterproofing process to below-ground level wet areas
Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas
Apply waterproofing process to above-ground external wet areas
Apply waterproofing remedial processes
Assess construction waterproofing process
Investigate business opportunities
Manage finances for new business ventures
Frame and fit wet area fixtures
Carry out hand excavation
Apply basic levelling procedures
Use explosive power tools
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Carry out basic demolition
Work safely at heights
Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
Carry out concreting to simple forms