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  • CPC31411

Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

At a glance

At a glance

Become a qualified waterproofer with this hands-on qualification. This course provides the practical skills required to undertake a range of waterproofing tasks in the commercial or residential construction industry.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Waterproofer
  • Construction Waterproofer
COURSE OUTCOME

CPC31411 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

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Course overview

Course overview

Become a qualified waterproofer with this hands-on qualification. This course provides the practical skills required to undertake a range of waterproofing tasks in the commercial or residential construction industry.

The job outlook remains positive for the building and construction industry. Population growth is supporting an underlying demand for new housing construction. This in turn is driving demand for qualified trades including waterproofers.

This course covers core skills that are common across the construction industry as well as units specific to waterproofing preparation and operations. Learn how to apply waterproofing below ground level and to internal and external wet areas to prevent water or dampness from penetrating building walls and other structures.

Successful completion of this course will give you the practical skills required to work as a waterproofer. If completed as part of an apprenticeship it will also allow you to apply for a trade qualification in waterproofing for the residential and commercial construction industries.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCCCM1012A
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A
Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A
Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A
Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A
Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006B
Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWP2001A
Handle waterproofing materials
CPCCWP2002A
Use waterproofing tools and equipment
CPCCWP2003A
Prepare for construction waterproofing process
CPCCWP2004A
Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application
CPCCWP3001A
Apply waterproofing process to below ground level wet areas
CPCCWP3002A
Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas
CPCCWP3003A
Apply waterproofing process to external wet areas
CPCCWP3004A
Apply waterproofing remedial processes

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCCCA3012A
Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCM2009A
Carry out basic demolition
CPCCCO2013A
Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCSH2003A
Apply and install sealant and sealant devices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
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Entry requirements

Apprenticeship

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland