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Qualification details

MSF30818 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes MSF30813 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology 02/Dec/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 07/May/2020
(View details for release 1) 03/Dec/2018


Units of competency

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MSFFL3072 - Mix and apply thin-film rollcoat resin flooring systemsMix and apply thin-film rollcoat resin flooring systemsElective
MSFFL3061 - Install commercial carpetInstall commercial carpetElective
BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small businessEstablish legal and risk management requirements of small businessElective
CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industryPrepare to work safely in the construction industryCore
MSFFL3052 - Plan and cost flooring technology workPlan and cost flooring technology workCore
MSFFL2038 - Install lay flat vinyl floor coveringsInstall lay flat vinyl floor coveringsElective
MSFFL3085 - Install battens or plywood in preparation for strip timberInstall battens or plywood in preparation for strip timberElective
CPCCWP3002A - Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areasApply waterproofing process to internal wet areasElective
MSFFL2039 - Install laminate flooringInstall laminate flooringElective
MSFFL3063 - Install synthetic textile floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spacesInstall synthetic textile floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spacesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 332111 Floor Finisher 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Home Furnishing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Carpet Floor Preparer,Timber Floor Preparers,Floor Finisher and Coverer,Concrete Floor Preparer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 332111 Floor Finisher 04/Dec/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 04/Dec/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 03/Dec/2018 
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Modification History

Release 2. Minor upgrades. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Release 1).

Release 1. Supersedes but is not equivalent to MSF30813 Certificate III in Flooring Technology.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of flooring technicians who install floors or flooring materials in residential or commercial premises. Floors and flooring materials may be carpet, timber, vinyl, resilient, resin or concrete. Flooring technicians use a range of technical knowledge to perform skilled work involving known routines, methods and procedures. They use discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer their skills and knowledge to different job needs and take responsibility for their own work.

In some states and territories, this qualification is linked to licensing requirements for the installation of timber floors. In addition, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification in some jurisdictions. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 24 

  • 12  core units
  • 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.

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses must not duplicate units available within this qualification.

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).

CORE UNITS  

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

MSFFL2030

Receive and prepare flooring materials

MSFFL2032

Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors

MSFFL2034

Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications

MSFFL3052

Plan and cost flooring technology work

MSFFL3053

Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment

MSFFL3054

Assess flooring installation sites

MSFGN2001

Make measurements and calculations

MSFGN3001

Read and interpret work documents

MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

ELECTIVE UNITS  

Group A: Carpet 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

MSFFL2036

Install soft carpet underlays and gripper accessories

MSFFL2037

Install unpatterned tufted carpet

MSFFL3059

Install carpet tiles

MSFFL3060

Install adhesive fixed carpet

MSFFL3061

Install commercial carpet

MSFFL3062

Install patterned and custom designed carpet

MSFFL3063

Install synthetic floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spaces

MSFFL3064

Install carpet to custom design stairs

Group B: Resilient 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

MSFFL2038

Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings

MSFFL3065

Install resilient tiles

MSFFL3066

Install linoleum floor coverings

MSFFL3067

Complete large scale and complex vinyl flooring installations

MSFFL3068

Install resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishes

MSFFL3069

Install rubber floor coverings

MSFFL3070

Install resilient sheet to walls

MSFFL3071

Install anti-static and conductive resilient floor coverings

Group C: Resin  

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

MSFFL2035

Mechanically prepare surfaces for installation of flooring materials

MSFFL3072

Mix and apply thin-film rollcoat resin flooring systems

MSFFL3073

Mix and apply thin-film broadcast resin flooring systems

MSFFL3074

Mix and apply self-levelling resin flooring systems

MSFFL3075

Mix and apply trowel-applied resin flooring systems

MSFFL3076

Mix and apply high-build decorative resin flooring systems

MSFFL3077

Prepare subfloors for resin flooring systems

Group D: Timber 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

MSFFF3001

Match and make up colours

MSFFL2039

Install laminate flooring

MSFFL2040

Install engineered timber flooring

MSFFL2042

Nail strip timber flooring

MSFFL2043

Install expansion joints

MSFFL2044

Install mouldings and edge trims to timber floors

MSFFL2045

Coarse sand timber flooring

MSFFL3078

Install direct stick timber flooring

MSFFL3079

Adapt and apply custom designs to timber flooring

MSFFL3080

Install timber flooring materials to stairs

MSFFL3081

Install block parquetry flooring

MSFFL3082

Install cork tiles

MSFFL3083

Install patterned and mosaic parquetry flooring

MSFFL3084

Install sprung timber flooring

MSFFL3085

Install battens or plywood in preparation for strip timber

MSFFL3087

Plan and implement maintenance of timber, laminate and engineered flooring

MSFFL3088

Install timber flooring to joists

MSFFL3089

Apply solvent-based coatings to timber floors

MSFFL3090

Apply water-based coatings to timber floors

MSFFL3091

Apply oil-based coatings to timber floors

MSFFL3092

Apply composite-based coatings to timber flooring

MSFFL3093

Apply emulsion wax to timber flooring

MSFFL3094

Apply stains and fillers to timber flooring

MSFFL3095

Fine sand timber flooring

MSFFL3096

Edge sand timber flooring

MSFFL3097

Sand cork flooring

MSFFL3098

Sand and fill parquetry flooring

MSFFL3099

Apply finishes to cork flooring

MSFFL3101

Install bamboo flooring

Group E 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBSMB401 

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning

CPCCWHS2001

Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCWP3002A

Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas

MEM30031A

Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic design elements

MSFFL2031

Remove existing floor coverings

MSFFL2033

Install hard underlays

MSFFL2041

Install impact and sound absorption underlay

MSFFL3055

Respond to complaints about flooring installations

MSFFL3056

Polish concrete floors

MSFFL3057

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

MSFFL3058

Provide advice to customers on flooring products

MSFFL3100

Apply densifiers and sealers to concrete surfaces

MSFFT4009

Match furnishing styles and materials to customer requirements

MSS402051

Apply quality standards

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL404

Mentor in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 2. Minor upgrades. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Release 1).

Release 1. Supersedes but is not equivalent to MSF30813 Certificate III in Flooring Technology.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0601ab95-583a-4e93-b2d4-cfb27b03ed73