Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing


CRICOS course code: 104651M

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


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:



104 weeks classroom delivery, depending on intake (includes a maximum of 16 weeks holiday).

Students must attend minimum 20 hours class time per week as part of your Student Visa requirements. Distance learning is not available.

Delivery Methods

  • Lecture/workshops
  • Workbooks
  • Role plays/simulations
  • Practical activities

Units of Competency

CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work

CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication

CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCWP2001* Handle waterproofing materials

CPCCWP2002* Use waterproofing tools and equipment

CPCCWP2004* Prepare surfaces for waterproofing application

CPCCWP3001* Apply waterproofing process to below-ground level wet areas

CPCCWP3002* Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas

CPCCWP3003* Apply waterproofing process to above-ground external wet areas

CPCCWP3004* Apply waterproofing remedial processes

CPCCWP3005* Assess construction waterproofing process

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCM2007* Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2009* Carry out basic demolition

CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights

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