Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing



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:

  • Waterproofer.


  • 18 years or over
  • Basic computer skills
  • Meet all Student Visa requirements, including IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) or English proficiency or Spencer College ACSF test level 3 PLUS
  • Minimum Year 12 education or equivalent


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.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you think you may be eligible to apply for RPL, please contact the College to discuss.

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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