Don’t get caught fixing expensive waterproofing defects.

Waterproofing continues to be the number one source of defects for builders in NSW, taking millions of dollars out of the economy. Over 80% of complaints about building and construction are waterproofing issues, with so many of these issues in control of the builder.

This hands-on practical workshop will provide you with the skills you need to ensure your waterproofing is done right the first time. Gain industry best practice skills in waterproofing of balconies, decks, and planter boxes. You can be in control and on top of the waterproofing process with Master Builders industry best practice training.

 

YOU WILL LEARN
  • Current industry best practice standards
  • Australian Standards and National Construction Code requirements 
  • Hands-on practical application of preparing and applying waterproofing membranes for balconies, decks, and planter boxes
  • How to identify and prevent common reasons for waterproofing failures
  • Troubleshooting techniques and best practices applications to prevent defects
  • Waterproofing products, their characteristics and compatibilities
 
COURSE SCHEDULE
  • 2 days of attendance at the Master Builders purpose-built training facility
  • 8:30am arrival for 9:00am start
  • Until 4:30pm each day

Price

$700.00 Members $910.00 Non Members

Location

MBA Norwest Education Centre
5 Burbank Place
Norwest NSW 2153

Date

CPD Points

14

IS THIS TRAINING FOR ME?

To enrol in this course, you must have the following entry requirements: 

  • Minimum of one-year full-time building industry experience              
  • Valid White Card (general construction induction card)

This course is suitable for:

  • Builders
  • Renovators 
  • Waterproofing applicators
  • Site supervisors
  • Project managers
  • Plasterers
  • Tilers 
  • Plumbers

HOW DOES THIS COURSE BENEFIT MY CAREER?

As a builder or renovator, the last thing you need is expensive re-work costs for waterproofing defects. By completing this course you will gain the confidence you need to ensure your waterproofing has been applied correctly.

For builders, 14 CPD points are available.

As a tradesperson, this course provides a practical grounding in industry best practice methods to start your pathway to a waterproofing qualification. 

Participants who attend this workshop will be issued a Statement of Attendance.

Please Note: This non-accredited course is not suitable for those seeking a contractor waterproofing licence. Please refer to Master Builders Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing for more details.

WATERPROOFING GUIDES

Our industry best practice waterproofing courses are built around the Master Builders Association guides in combination with practical tasks both on-site and in the classroom.

Master Builders Education and Skills Development highly recommend you purchase our waterproofing guides upon completing your training course. They are available directly from our education centres or from our online shop.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

Take your place in one of Australia’s largest industries, study with the Master Builders. Backed by the original Building and Construction Association, why would you choose anyone else for your education and skills training? Within our building community, you will be supported by our industry expert educators and our customer service team throughout your learning journey.

STUDENT SAFETY PLAN

We have developed a Student Safety Plan to provide and maintain a safe environment for our students. All students who attend our Master Builders centres must adhere to the following regulations as a condition of entry: 

  • Entry is not permitted if students are feeling un-well and experiencing any flu-like symptoms. Please refer to the COVID-19 Test and Isolate National Protocols.
  • Students must check in and out of Master Builders centres using the QR code for the Services NSW App.
  • Students must sign an attendance sheet when they attend class. 
  • Students are required to wear facemasks while in classrooms and general office areas.
  • During practical training, students must wear a face mask at all times. Other PPE may be required depending on the task being undertaken.
  • Sanitiser is supplied for students and trainers to sanitise their hands before they enter and leave the classroom and practical workstations. 
  • Regular hand washing and good hygiene practices are encouraged. 
  • Students are limited to one student per desk while in the classroom. 
  • During practical training, if work cannot be done individually due to safety issues, group work must be limited to a maximum of three students per group and only for the duration of the activity that cannot be done individually.  Groups must adhere to all the PPE requirements indicated for practical training and must maintain 1.5m social distancing with other groups. 
  • Students should avoid sharing tools and equipment, and are encouraged to bring their own where possible.