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Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

National Course Code: CPC31411


The nationally recognised Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing will seal your career as you develop the skills and knowledge to become a licenced waterproofer. With TAFE NSW, learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in our industry-standard workshop.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Prepare surfaces for waterproofing
  • Apply waterproofing to a variety of areas like internal, external, balconies and decks, and below-ground
  • Work safely within the construction waterproofing industry
  • Use tools and equipment like trowels, paint brushes, rollers, heat welds and torch on membranes
  • Complete hydraulic plugging


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An appreciation for the waterproofing industry
  • A hardworking attitude
  • Capacity to work with their hands and perform practical tasks
  • Good problem-solving techniques and critical thinking abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Time management
  • Adaptability


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised Certificate III level
  • Eligibility to apply for a NSW Fair Trading Waterproofing License
  • Skills and knowledge to start your own business

Career opportunities:

  • Waterproofer in the building construction industry

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed

This course is superseded

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