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Course Description

Certificate III Flooring Technology can steer you towards a productive self-satisfying job in floor laying. This can lead to many different career opportunities, including self-employed flooring installer, project administrator or sales representative

This qualification will give apprentices the skills and knowledge to become a successful, competent flooring installer. The program will give apprentices the opportunity to learn how to install a variety of different flooring materials including carpet, timber, vinyl, resilient, resin and concrete. Training and assessment is conducted on the job to meet the busy schedules of both employers and apprentices.

 

The requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Flooring Technology are 24 units which consist of:

 
  • Completion of (12) core units
  • Completion of (12) elective units consisting of:
    • at least 8 units in any combination from A, B, C or D
    • up to 4 units from Groups A, B, C, D, E or, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome, and if imported from other Training Packages, must be units first packaged in a Certificate III level qualification or higher
    • Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate III in Flooring Technology. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation
    • Packaging for each specialisation
      • At least 7 Group A electives must be selected for the award of MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Carpet)
      • All 8 Group B electives must be selected for the award of MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Resilient)
      • All 7 Group C electives must be selected for the award of MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Resin)
      • At least 8 Group D electives must be selected for the award of MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Timber)
The hours displayed are nominal, actual delivery hours delivered may differ depending on delivery mode.

 

CORE UNITS
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (Not delivered by AiGTS)

Core

6

MSFFL2030

Receive and prepare flooring materials

Core

10

MSFFL2032

Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors

Core

40

MSFFL2034

Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications

Core

35

MSFFL3052

Plan and cost flooring technology work

Core

24

MSFFL3053

Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment

Core

8

MSFFL3054

Assess flooring installation sites

Core

25

MSFGN2001

Make measurements and calculations

Core

30

MSFGN3001

Read and interpret work documents

Core

24

MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

Core

20

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

Core

30

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

Core

40

 

ELECTIVE UNITS
Group A - Carpet
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

MSFFL2036

Install soft carpet underlays and gripper accessories

Elective

40

MSFFL2037

Install unpatterned tufted carpet

Elective

130

MSFFL3059

Install carpet tiles

Elective

70

MSFFL3060

Install adhesive fixed carpet

Elective

80

MSFFL3061

Install commercial carpet

Elective

48

MSFFL3062

Install patterned and custom designed carpet

Elective

75

Group B - Resilient
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

MSFFL2038

Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings

Elective

40

MSFFL3065

Install resilient tiles

Elective

55

MSFFL3066

Install linoleum floor coverings

Elective

40

MSFFL3067

Complete large scale and complex vinyl flooring installations

Elective

70

MSFFL3068

Install resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishes

Elective

40

Group C - Resin
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

MSFFL2035

Mechanically prepare surfaces for installation of flooring materials

Elective

30

MSFFL3072

Mix and apply thin-film roll-coat resin flooring systems

Elective

32

MSFFL3074

Mix and apply self-levelling resin flooring systems

Elective

35

MSFFL3077

Prepare subfloors for resin flooring systems

Elective

45

Group D - Timber
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

MSFFL2039

Install laminate flooring

Elective

30

MSFFL2045

Coarse sand timber flooring

Elective

24

MSFFL3090

Apply water-based coatings to timber floors

Elective

16

MSFFL3091

Apply oil-based coatings to timber floors

Elective

16

MSFFL3092

Apply composite-based coatings to timber flooring

Elective

16

MSFFL3095

Fine sand timber flooring

Elective

24

MSFFL3096

Edge sand timber flooring

Elective

16

Group E
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Elective

35

MSFFL2031

Remove existing floor coverings

Elective

32

MSFFL2033

Install hard underlays

Elective

32

MSFFL3055

Respond to complaints about flooring installations

Elective

40

MSFFL3056

Polish concrete floors

Elective

20

MSFFL3057

Select and fit diamond polishing tools for concrete surface preparation and polishing

Elective

15

MSFFL3058

Provide advice to customers on flooring products

Elective

40

MSFFL3100

Apply densifiers and sealers to concrete surfaces

Elective

20

MSS402051

Apply quality standards

Elective

30

 

The duration for this qualification is between 36 – 48 months. The actual number of hours delivered will vary for individual students due to their level of prior learning, previous experience and any other prior qualifications.

Course length may also vary if you have applied for Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning.

Mode of Delivery

This program delivery is a combination of on-the-job and off-the-job learning. Where possible, the training ensures company policy and procedures are integrated into the units of study and the participant is supported by workplace mentoring and coaching. This includes regular meetings with the RTO trainer/assessor.

Types of Assessments

A range of formative and summative assessment activities are conducted. These consist of practical and workplace assessment activities, such as written questions or projects, work related portfolio, practical demonstration and third-party evidence as well as through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL measures skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training.

There will be other methods of assessment depending on the type of delivery and specific workplace focus or job role.

Course fees are made up of two components; tuition and materials fees.Due to the different level of Government subsidies available to students,there are three possible fee levels for tuition fees; concession, standard and full fee. Only one will beapplicable to you.

Please visit our Fees & Charges page for more information. Government funding and assistance varies between states, and we recommend that you contact AiGTS in order to consult on the appropriate funding that suits your personal requirements.

Full fee-paying students - Fees can be made by paying an initial payment of $1500 and remaining amountsvia 8 instalments in accordance with the Service Level Agreement.

FFS - $4,300.00 per year for 3 years

Full fees are applicable to students who do not meet State or Commonwealth funding eligibility criteria.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, this qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analyse and write reports in context to the job role.

Pre Training Review

All applicants are required to complete a mandatory pre-training review which is completed prior to enrolment to ensure applicants meet the requirements to undertake the qualification.

Language, literacy and numeracy

All applicants are required to complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolling. This qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analyse and write reports in context to the job role.

Study Pathways

Pathways into the qualification -  This qualification is suitable for either direct entry or it can be accessed through recognition of prior learning or work experience.
Pathways from the qualification - Upon certification flooring installers may add additional streams to their qualification through the completion of additional accredited units of competency (e.g. Timber, Sanding and Finishing, Resilient or Carpet).

Employment Pathways

Participants who successfully complete the Certificate III in Flooring Technology (MSF30818) will be recognised as accredited flooring installers. Many graduates wish to pursue a career as a self-employed contractor/business owner. We would encourage those graduates to undertake a suitable course in small business management.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL in simple terms involves the assessment of previously unrecognised skills and knowledge that an individual has achieved outside formal education and training system.  Find out more about RPL.

Student Support
Ai Group Training Services adheres to the principles of access and equity and maximizes outcomes for its clients. Please refer to our policies page to access our Access, Equity and Anti-Discrimination Policy, Student Enrolment Policy, Language, Literacy and Numeracy Policy, Complaints and Appeals Policy, Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy or our Students page for our Student Handbook.

Application for entry to this course is available at any time. Please contact AiGTS on 1300 134 756 in order to discuss options for commencement. You can also submit your expression of interest online.