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.
To qualify for this certificate, you must provide evidence demonstrating that your skills and knowledge align with the courser’s learning outcomes. This evidence can take various forms. Demonstrating your current proficiency at a comparable level can be done through a CV (your student support representative can assist with this), an employment letter, or an employment contract.
Additionally, documents from prior work or educational experiences, such as references from licensed tradespeople you’ve collaborated with, apprenticeship records, academic transcripts, or assessments from relevant past qualifications, all contribute to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. You can also submit proof of overseas qualifications or visual evidence of your work, especially for practical roles.
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
Anywhere in Australia, you can obtain a certification with a nationally acknowledged credential.
Get certified within four weeks of receiving the evidence
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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