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Qualification details

MSF30813 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Release 5)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes LMF31208 - Certificate III in Flooring TechnologyNot equivalent 09/Dec/2013
Is superseded by MSF30818 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology 02/Dec/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
5 (this release) 12/Jul/2016
(View details for release 4) 04/Mar/2016
(View details for release 3) 17/Mar/2014
(View details for release 2) 21/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) 10/Dec/2013


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
TLID2003 - Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substancesHandle dangerous goods/hazardous substances Core
TAEDEL404 - Mentor in the workplaceMentor in the workplace Elective
TAEDEL301 - Provide work skill instructionProvide work skill instruction Elective
MSS402051 - Apply quality standardsApply quality standards Elective
MSMWHS200 - Work safelyWork safely Core
MSMSUP106 - Work in a teamWork in a team Core
MSMSUP102 - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace Core
MSMENV272 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
MSFGN3001 - Read and interpret work documentsRead and interpret work documents Core
MSFGN2001 - Make measurements and calculationsMake measurements and calculations Core
MSFFT4009 - Match furnishing style and materials to customer requirementsMatch furnishing style and materials to customer requirements N/A
MSFFL3051 - Install timber flooring to joistsInstall timber flooring to joists Elective
MSFFL3050 - Provide advice to customers on floor coveringsProvide advice to customers on floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3049 - Apply densifiers and sealers to concrete surfacesApply densifiers and sealers to concrete surfaces N/A
MSFFL3048 - Select and fit diamond tools for concrete surface preparation and polishingSelect and fit diamond tools for concrete surface preparation and polishing N/A
MSFFL3047 - Polish concrete floors using planetary machinesPolish concrete floors using planetary machines N/A
MSFFL3046 - Apply finishes to cork flooringApply finishes to cork flooring N/A
MSFFL3045 - Sand and fill parquetry flooringSand and fill parquetry flooring N/A
MSFFL3044 - Sand cork flooringSand cork flooring N/A
MSFFL3043 - Edge sand timber flooringEdge sand timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3042 - Fine sand timber flooringFine sand timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3041 - Maintain timber, laminate and engineered flooringMaintain timber, laminate and engineered flooring N/A
MSFFL3040 - Repair timber flooringRepair timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3039 - Install strip timber flooring onto plywoodInstall strip timber flooring onto plywood N/A
MSFFL3038 - Install strip timber flooring onto battensInstall strip timber flooring onto battens N/A
MSFFL3037 - Install sprung timber flooringInstall sprung timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3036 - Install mosaic parquetry flooringInstall mosaic parquetry flooring N/A
MSFFL3035 - Install patterned parquetry flooringInstall patterned parquetry flooring N/A
MSFFL3034 - Install cork tilesInstall cork tiles N/A
MSFFL3033 - Install block parquetry flooringInstall block parquetry flooring N/A
MSFFL3032 - Inspect defective timber flooringInspect defective timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3031 - Install direct stick timber flooringInstall direct stick timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3030 - Cut and install timber flooring materials to stairsCut and install timber flooring materials to stairs N/A
MSFFL3029 - Adapt and apply custom designs to timber flooringAdapt and apply custom designs to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3028 - Apply stains and fillers to timber flooringApply stains and fillers to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3027 - Apply emulsion wax to timber flooringApply emulsion wax to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3026 - Apply composite-based coatings to timber flooringApply composite-based coatings to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3025 - Apply oil-based coatings to timber flooringApply oil-based coatings to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3024 - Apply water-based coatings to timber flooringApply water-based coatings to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3023 - Apply solvent-based coatings to timber flooringApply solvent-based coatings to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL3022 - Mix and apply epoxy and seamless floor coveringsMix and apply epoxy and seamless floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3021 - Cut and install resilient floor coverings to stairsCut and install resilient floor coverings to stairs N/A
MSFFL3020 - Install conductive resilient floor coveringsInstall conductive resilient floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3019 - Install anti-static resilient floor coveringsInstall anti-static resilient floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3018 - Install resilient sheet to bench and counter topsInstall resilient sheet to bench and counter tops N/A
MSFFL3017 - Install resilient sheet to wallsInstall resilient sheet to walls N/A
MSFFL3016 - Install rubber floor coveringsInstall rubber floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3015 - Install resilient tiles using custom designs and decorative finishesInstall resilient tiles using custom designs and decorative finishes N/A
MSFFL3014 - Install resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishesInstall resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishes N/A
MSFFL3013 - Install commercial vinyl floor coveringsInstall commercial vinyl floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3012 - Install linoleum floor coveringsInstall linoleum floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3011 - Install carpet floor coverings to custom design stairsInstall carpet floor coverings to custom design stairs N/A
MSFFL3010 - Install synthetic floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spacesInstall synthetic floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spaces N/A
MSFFL3009 - Install custom design carpet and decorative finishesInstall custom design carpet and decorative finishes N/A
MSFFL3008 - Install patterned carpet floor coveringsInstall patterned carpet floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3007 - Install commercial carpet floor coveringsInstall commercial carpet floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3006 - Install adhesive fixed carpet floor coveringsInstall adhesive fixed carpet floor coverings N/A
MSFFL3005 - Install carpet tiles using custom designsInstall carpet tiles using custom designs N/A
MSFFL3003 - Inspect sub-floorsInspect sub-floors N/A
MSFFL3002 - Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environmentEstablish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment Core
MSFFL3001 - Plan and cost flooring technology workPlan and cost flooring technology work Core
MSFFL2028 - Install mouldings and edge trims to timber flooringInstall mouldings and edge trims to timber flooring N/A
MSFFL2027 - Install expansion jointsInstall expansion joints N/A
MSFFL2026 - Nail strip timber flooringNail strip timber flooring N/A
MSFFL2025 - Install impact and sound absorption underlayInstall impact and sound absorption underlay N/A
MSFFL2024 - Install engineered timber flooringInstall engineered timber flooring N/A
MSFFL2023 - Install laminate timber and bamboo flooringInstall laminate timber and bamboo flooring N/A
MSFFL2022 - Install resilient tiles using standard installation proceduresInstall resilient tiles using standard installation procedures N/A
MSFFL2021 - Install lay flat vinyl floor coveringsInstall lay flat vinyl floor coverings N/A
MSFFL2020 - Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings to stairsInstall unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings to stairs N/A
MSFFL2019 - Install carpet tiles using standard installation proceduresInstall carpet tiles using standard installation procedures N/A
MSFFL2018 - Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coveringsInstall unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings N/A
MSFFL2017 - Install carpet cushion underlays and gripper accessoriesInstall carpet cushion underlays and gripper accessories N/A
MSFFL2016 - Install hard underlaysInstall hard underlays N/A
MSFFL2015 - Coarse sand timber flooringCoarse sand timber flooring N/A
MSFFL2011 - Select, operate and maintain grinding equipmentSelect, operate and maintain grinding equipment N/A
MSFFL2010 - Prepare walls for coveringsPrepare walls for coverings N/A
MSFFL2008 - Prepare concrete sub-floors using wet cleaning methodsPrepare concrete sub-floors using wet cleaning methods N/A
MSFFL2007 - Select and apply appropriate compounds and additivesSelect and apply appropriate compounds and additives N/A
MSFFL2006 - Prepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compoundsPrepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compounds N/A
MSFFL2005 - Remove existing floor coveringsRemove existing floor coverings N/A
MSFFL2004 - Moisture test timber and concrete floorsMoisture test timber and concrete floors N/A
MSFFL2003 - Select, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machineSelect, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machine N/A
MSFFL2002 - Receive and prepare floor covering materials for installationReceive and prepare floor covering materials for installation Core
MSFFL2001 - Use flooring technology sector hand and power toolsUse flooring technology sector hand and power tools Core
MSFFF3001 - Match and make up coloursMatch and make up colours N/A
MEM30031A - Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elementsOperate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements N/A
CPCCWP3002A - Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areasApply waterproofing process to internal wet areas N/A
CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry N/A
CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industryWork safely in the construction industry N/A
CPCCCO3046A - Repair and rectify concreteRepair and rectify concrete N/A
BSBSMB406 - Manage small business financesManage small business finances Elective
BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 332111 Floor Finisher 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4423-11 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 Timber Floor Preparers,Floor Finisher and Coverer,Concrete Floor Preparer,Carpet Floor Preparer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 332111 Floor Finisher 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4423-11 Floor Finisher 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Dec/2013 
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Modification History

Release 5 - Additional advice re elective choice and WHS units. Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 4 - One new unit in Group A - Timber. Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 3 - Two unit titles corrected for MSFFL3027 and MSFFL3039. No change in outcomes.

Release 2 - One imported elective unit updated with current release. No change in outcomes.

Release 1 - New qualification

Qualification Description

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the MSF30813 Certificate III in Flooring Technology, competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25)  units of competency.

  • eleven(11)  core units of competency
  • fourteen (14)  elective units of competency.

Note: Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisites and must be considered in the total number of units. Please refer to individual units for details.

CORE UNITS  

Complete all eleven (11)  units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMWHS200

Work safely

MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

MSFFL2001

Use flooring technology sector hand and power tools

MSFFL2002

Receive and prepare floor covering materials for installation

MSFFL3001

Plan and cost flooring technology work

MSFFL3002

Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment

MSFGN2001

Make measurements and calculations

MSFGN3001

Read and interpret work documents

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

ELECTIVE UNITS  

Select fourteen (14)  units from Groups A, B and C as specified below.

  • A minimum of nine (9)  units in any combination from Groups A and B with at least four (4)  units being coded MSFFL****
  • A maximum of five (5)  units from Group C

Note that the unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry may be selected only if a licensing requirement exists (e.g. where work is to be conducted on site). Where work is undertaken off-site, WHS is covered by the core unit MSMWHS200 Work safely.

Group A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Carpets 

MSFFL2017

Install carpet cushion underlays and gripper accessories

MSFFL2018

Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings

MSFFL2019

Install carpet tiles using standard installation procedures

MSFFL2020

Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings to stairs

MSFFL3005

Install carpet tiles using custom designs

MSFFL3006

Install adhesive fixed carpet floor coverings

MSFFL3007

Install commercial carpet floor coverings

MSFFL3008

Install patterned carpet floor coverings

MSFFL3009

Install custom design carpet and decorative finishes

MSFFL3010

Install synthetic floor coverings to sports facilities and outdoor spaces

MSFFL3011

Install carpet floor coverings to custom design stairs

Resilient 

MSFFL2021

Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings

MSFFL2022

Install resilient tiles using standard installation procedures

MSFFL3012

Install linoleum floor coverings

MSFFL3013

Install commercial vinyl floor coverings

MSFFL3014

Install resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishes

MSFFL3015

Install resilient tiles using custom design and decorative finishes

MSFFL3016

Install rubber floor coverings

MSFFL3017

Install resilient sheet to walls

MSFFL3018

Install resilient sheet to bench and countertops

MSFFL3019

Install anti-static resilient floor coverings

MSFFL3020

Install conductive resilient floor coverings

MSFFL3021

Cut and install resilient floor coverings to stairs

Coatings 

MSFFF3001

Match and make up colours

MSFFL3022

Mix and apply epoxy and seamless floor coverings

MSFFL3023

Apply solvent-based coatings to timber floors

MSFFL3024

Apply water-based coatings to timber floors

MSFFL3025

Apply oil-based coatings to timber floors

MSFFL3026

Apply composite-based coatings to timber flooring

MSFFL3027

Apply emulsion wax to timber flooring

MSFFL3028

Apply stains and fillers to timber flooring

Timber 

MSFFL2004

Moisture test timber and concrete floors

MSFFL2015

Coarse sand timber flooring

MSFFL2023

Install laminate timber and bamboo flooring

MSFFL2024

Install engineered timber flooring

MSFFL2026

Nail strip timber flooring

MSFFL2027

Install expansion joints

MSFFL2028

Install mouldings and edge trims to timber floors

MSFFL3029

Adapt and apply custom designs to timber flooring

MSFFL3030

Cut and install timber flooring to stairs

MSFFL3031

Install direct stick timber flooring

MSFFL3032

Inspect defective timber flooring

MSFFL3033

Install block parquetry flooring

MSFFL3034

Install cork tiles

MSFFL3035

Install patterned parquetry flooring

MSFFL3036

Install mosaic parquetry flooring

MSFFL3037

Install sprung timber flooring

MSFFL3038

Install strip timber flooring onto battens

MSFFL3039

Install strip timber flooring onto plywood

MSFFL3040

Repair timber flooring

MSFFL3041

Maintain timber, laminate and engineered flooring

MSFFL3051

Install timber flooring to joists

Sanding and Finishing 

MSFFL3042

Fine sand timber flooring

MSFFL3043

Edge sand timber flooring

MSFFL3044

Sand cork flooring

MSFFL3045

Sand and fill parquetry flooring

MSFFL3046

Apply finishes to cork flooring

Concrete Polishing 

Prerequisites 

CPCCCO3046A

Repair and rectify concrete

*

MSFFL2008

Prepare concrete sub-floors using wet cleaning methods

MSFFL2011

Select, operate and maintain grinding equipment

MSFFL3047

Polish concrete floors using planetary machines

MSFFL3048

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

MSFFL3049

Apply densifiers and sealers to concrete surfaces

Group B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

CPCCOHS1001A

Work safely in the construction industry

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS 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

MSFFL2003

Select, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machine

MSFFL2005

Remove existing floor coverings

MSFFL2006

Prepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compounds

MSFFL2007

Select and apply appropriate compounds and additives

MSFFL2010

Prepare walls for covering

MSFFL2016

Install hard underlays

MSFFL2025

Install impact and sound absorption underlay

MSFFL3003

Inspect sub-floors

MSFFL3050

Provide advice to customers on flooring products

MSFFT4009

Match furnishing styles to customer requirements

MSS402051

Apply quality standards

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL404

Mentor in the workplace

Group C 

Up to five (5)  relevant units may be chosen from units not already selected from Groups A or B, or units available in this Training Package or other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses. Those units must be aligned at Certificate II level (maximum 2 units), Certificate III level (maximum 5 units) or Certificate IV level (maximum 2 units).

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses via Group C must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 5 - Additional advice re elective choice and WHS units. Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 4 - One new unit in Group A - Timber. Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 3 - Two unit titles corrected for MSFFL3027 and MSFFL3039. No change in outcomes.

Release 2 - One imported elective unit updated with current release. No change in outcomes.

Release 1 - New qualification. Supersedes and is based on LMF31208 Certificate III in Flooring Technology. Outcomes are not equivalent.

Links

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