CPC31411 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing


This qualification provides a trade outcome in waterproofing for the residential and commercial construction industry.

Occupational titles may include:


  • Waterproofer


The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.


Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.


Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 19 units of competency:
  • 14 core units
  • 5 elective units.


Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.
Enrolment options

We currently offer this qualification as RPL assessment only with a maximum duration of 3 months. Once you have decided to go ahead with the course return your completed enrolment form and ensure the commencement payment for your course has been made. (Please see the payment form for details).  When this is received at our office (email/fax/post), Building Industry Training will provide you with the necessary documents/learning resources/assessments and the details of your trainer so you can begin your studies.

Fees charges and refunds

Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form.  Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced


Commencement requirements

Individuals undertaking RPL assessments for this qualification will have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry.


Pathways Information

This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body.  Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake an Approved Managerial Course for Trade Contractors or Certificate IV in Building and Construction.


This qualification contains the following units:


CPCCOHS2001A Apply   OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1012A Work   effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan   and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct   workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry   out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read   and interpret plans and specification
CPCCWP2001A Handle   waterproofing materials
CPCCWP2002A Use   waterproofing tools and equipment
CPCCWP2003A Prepare   for construction waterproofing process
CPCCWP2004A Prepare   surfaces for waterproofing application
CPCCWP3001A Apply   waterproofing process to below ground level wet areas
CPCCWP3002A Apply   waterproofing process to internal wet areas
CPCCWP3003A Apply   waterproofing process to external wet areas
CPCCWP3004A Apply   waterproofing remedial processes
Electives   (5 required)
CPCCCA3012A Frame   and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCM2002A Carry   out excavation
CPCCCM2006A Apply   basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2007A Use   explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008A Erect   and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009A Carry   out basic demolition
CPCCCM2010A Work   safely at heights
CPCCCM3001C Operate   elevated work platforms
CPCCCO2013A Carry   out concreting to simple forms
CPCCSH 2003A Apply   and install sealant and sealant devices


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