CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

Program Details:

Qualification Code & Name: CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

Qualification Description:

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.

Qualification Requirements: Total number of units = 19

• 14 core units, plus
• 5 elective units

Delivery Mode/s:

Zoom online-based face to Face blended learning -online (Moodle) Check the timetable with student services.

Units of Competency:

Core Units:

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

Elective Units

BSBESB301                         Investigate business opportunities

BSBESB407                         Manage finances for new business ventures

CPCCCA3012*   Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCM2002*  Carry out hand excavation

CPCCCM2006    Apply basic levelling procedures

Entry Requirements: No entry requirements for this qualification.


Expand your employment and business opportunities and be on the pathway to a waterproofing licence. The CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing training and assessment course is designed to enable you to improve your skills and recognise your existing Waterproofing skills.

Before making any training decisions we recommend you find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced Waterproofer from Fair Trading NSW.

Once you are deemed competent you receive a nationally recognised qualification CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing.

Career Opportunities:

Advance your employment opportunities and gain more work

Expand your capabilities and grow your business

Start your own waterproofing business

Build your own clientele network

Be on the pathway to a waterproofing licence

Ensure quality waterproofing, reduce defects and rework costs



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