Gain and perfect the skills needed to install a range of floorings, both in residential and commercial premises. Through on-the-job training, this course trains you in a variety of techniques and allows you to graduate ready for the industry.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Use basic power tools and hand tools
Select and work with materials including carpet, vinyl, timber, concrete and resin
Work from detailed drawings and specifications
Create flooring solutions where detail is required
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience to prepare and lay flooring
Skills to maintain already complete flooring
The ability to select and work with different materials
Skills to follow plans and drawings
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship
This course may also be offered as a non-apprenticeship
Enquire today to discuss your eligibility
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
A general construction induction card (commonly known as a white card). You will need this before you can enter a construction site.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to kneel or stand for long periods of time
Enthusiasm for working in flooring, in either residential or commercial premises
An aptitude for practical skills
Strong spatial awareness and hand-eye coordination
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Carpet floor preparer, Timber floor preparers, Floor finisher and coverer, Concrete floor preparer, Licensed installer, Supervisor in the construction and Shop fitting/commercial fit out industries
A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for workers who want to carry out construction work in NSW. This is specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007). Visit the SafeWork website for more information on applying for your white card.
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At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Flooring Technology qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 24 Units of competency, including 12 core and 12 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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