National code: MSF30818

Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Timber)

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Overview About this course

Tap into your design mindset and install a range of timber floorings in residential and commercial premises. Work with a range of materials and craft strong and beautiful floors through on the job training.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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 for flooring projects

  • Create timber flooring solutions

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level

  • The skills to apply timber flooring solutions for clients

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Check the campus page for the entry requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship

  • There are no entry requirements to take this course as a non-apprenticeship. Enquire today to get started.

Completion requirements

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

Entry recommendations

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

  • 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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: floor technician.

Study pathways

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Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Timber) does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Timber) does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Timber) 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.

  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances TLID2003

  • Receive and prepare flooring materials MSFFL2030

  • Plan and cost flooring technology work MSFFL3052

  • Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment MSFFL3053

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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