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Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

  |   Course Code: CPC31411

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Description

Not Currently Available to International Students

This qualification provides a trade outcome in waterproofing for the residential and commercial construction industry.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

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Career Pathway

  • Waterproofer
  • Registered Building Practitioner

Entry requirements

Applicants should have completed a year 12 or equivalent level of secondary education. Applicants must be over the age of 18 at the time of commencement. This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Course fees

Tuition: $15,500
Application Fee: $250 (Non Refundable)

Text Book and Training Materials: $300
Safety Equipment: $300 (Includes Safety Glasses (to AS1337), Safety Boots (steel toe cap), Combination Overalls (khaki), Hearing Protection (ear muffs/ear plugs), Sun protection equipment, Safety Helmet, Hair Restraint (long hair needs to be restrained))

Fee for Service:
Domestic. Government funding may be available for this course. Click here to find our more.

As Delivered by Australian Industrial Systems Institute

Compulsory Units:

  • 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
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Core Units – Waterproofing preparation field of work

  • 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

Course Duration

The course is conducted over a 36 week delivery plus 8 weeks breaks (totalling 44 weeks) at 20 hours per week required attendance (720 hours scheduled delivery).

Course Commencement

Monthly Intake commencing the first Monday of every month

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  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 19 units of competency:
  • 14 core units
  • 5 elective units.

A maximum of two of the five required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.

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Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may include other higher level Construction Qualifications such as CPC40611 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades), CPC40708 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Trade Contracting) or other relevant qualifications.

Assessment

Assessment comprises written assignments, tests and practical application projects. Students are required to attend tests and practical demonstration sessions as scheduled, with tests generally scheduled during normal class time. Students must demonstrate competence on a construction site.

Training and Assessment Note

Parts of this course will be conducted off-campus within a construction environment.