Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

CPC31411 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing

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


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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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.


Entry Requirement


This RPL and skills recognition program is available to worker with local experience or local students that have completed partial studies in Australia. We also have programs to help migrants fast-track their qualifications providing they have relevant experience, qualifications and well aware of the Australian standards and requirements.

  • A minimum of Three (3) years of experience
  • Hold a current General Construction Induction (White) Card
  • Candidate must ensure required worksite, Construction Waterproofing tools, equipment, materials available for your RPL assessment



With the guidance of our dedicated assessors you can gain your qualification within a relatively short period of time. The RPL evidence process will normally take between 4 – 8 weeks after BTA completed the Free Pre- Enrollment Review depending on your chosen qualification and how quickly you gather your RPL evidence.




Depend on application

  • Anywhere in Australia
  • The RPL assessment include workplace observation, and will conduct at candidate’s jobsite.


Assessment condition

This qualification could be assessed in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques fully replicate construction workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures.



Mode of Delivery


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Pathway – this pathway involves assessment only, assessing evidence of existing skills and knowledge against the competency standards.

Click here to learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).




Whilst there are no formal pre-requisites for this program, experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.


Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience in an building and construction environment.




  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction Management


Student Information


For more details and student obligations, services provided and general information pertaining to your chosen course refer to the student information handbook on BTA Website


Cost For RPL

Refer to Candidate Application Kit


Unit of Competency




Unit of Competency


Core Units

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 specifications

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

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

Elective Units

CPCCCA3012A   Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCM2006B  Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCO2013A  Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCCM2008B  Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2010B  Work safely at heights


How to get a builder’s or contractor licence or registration

To work as a builder or tradesperson in Australia you must have a licence or be registered (depending on your state or territory). A licence or registration may require a combination of technical qualification, experience, skills and knowledge prior to application. Read more 

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