Certificate III in Flooring Technology - MSF30813


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform flooring technology tasks, including preparing flooring surfaces, including polished concrete floors; and installing and finishing carpet, resilient, vinyl and timber flooring materials and polished concrete floors.There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.


  • 25 units: 11 core
  • 14 elective


  • Prepare walls for coverings
  • Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings to stairs
  • Install sprung timber flooring
  • Install direct stick timber flooring
  • Sand cork flooring
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Prepare concrete sub-floors using wet cleaning methods
  • Install synthetic floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spaces
  • Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas
  • Cut and install timber flooring materials to stairs
  • Install block parquetry flooring
  • Apply finishes to cork flooring
  • Select and apply appropriate compounds and additives
  • Fine sand timber flooring
  • Repair timber flooring
  • Install rubber floor coverings
  • Apply solvent-based coatings to timber flooring
  • Make measurements and calculations
  • Inspect defective timber flooring
  • Receive and prepare floor covering materials for installation
  • Plan and cost flooring technology work
  • Install carpet cushion underlays and gripper accessories
  • Apply oil-based coatings to timber flooring
  • Install resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishes
  • Read and interpret work documents
  • Install strip timber flooring onto plywood
  • Match and make up colours
  • Install patterned parquetry flooring
  • Remove existing floor coverings
  • Select, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machine
  • Install carpet tiles using standard installation procedures
  • Work in a team
  • Install engineered timber flooring
  • Install strip timber flooring onto battens
  • Install hard underlays
  • Moisture test timber and concrete floors
  • Install impact and sound absorption underlay
  • Polish concrete floors using planetary machines
  • Cut and install resilient floor coverings to stairs
  • Install laminate timber and bamboo flooring
  • Sand and fill parquetry flooring
  • Install commercial vinyl floor coverings
  • Carry out repair and rectification of concrete
  • Match furnishing style and materials to customer requirements
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Apply stains and fillers to timber flooring
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Install resilient sheet to bench and counter tops
  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
  • Mentor in the workplace
  • Apply densifiers and sealers to concrete surfaces
  • Install linoleum floor coverings
  • Maintain timber, laminate and engineered flooring
  • Install mosaic parquetry flooring
  • Adapt and apply custom designs to timber flooring
  • Install mouldings and edge trims to timber flooring
  • Manage small business finances
  • Install resilient tiles using custom designs and decorative finishes
  • Install conductive resilient floor coverings
  • Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Prepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compounds
  • Install carpet floor coverings to custom design stairs
  • Nail strip timber flooring
  • Install cork tiles
  • Install anti-static resilient floor coverings
  • Edge sand timber flooring
  • Install adhesive fixed carpet floor coverings
  • Inspect sub-floors
  • Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment
  • Select, operate and maintain grinding equipment
  • Apply water-based coatings to timber flooring
  • Install patterned carpet floor coverings
  • Use flooring technology sector hand and power tools
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Install custom design carpet and decorative finishes
  • Mix and apply epoxy and seamless floor coverings
  • Install carpet tiles using custom designs
  • Apply composite-based coatings to timber flooring
  • Apply emulsion wax to timber flooring
  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Select and fit diamond tools for concrete surface preparation and polishing
  • Install commercial carpet floor coverings
  • Provide advice to customers on floor coverings
  • Install resilient tiles using standard installation procedures
  • Install expansion joints
  • Coarse sand timber flooring
  • Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings
  • Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings
  • Apply quality standards
  • Install resilient sheet to walls
  • Work safely

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle Campus No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years

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