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Construction Skills Queensland Skills Assessment and Gap Training program

This course provides flooring technicians with the skills and knowledge required to perform a variety of flooring technology tasks, which includes the preparation of flooring surfaces and installation of concrete floors. It also covers the application of epoxy and seamless floor coverings, densifers, installing and finishing carpet, resilient, vinyl, timber flooring and sealers to polished concrete surfaces. Delivery of quality training onsite, is also available with this course. Course details


Acacia Ridge, Workplace

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Recognition of prior learning (RPL): RPL Assessment up to 12 weeks / Varies

Course details

1800 654 447

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How to enrol

Key dates

Workplace Any time Varies Workplace
Acacia Ridge Any time Varies Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Varies Workplace/TAFE

Entry requirements

To be eligible for funding students must be existing workers or career seekers in the building and construction industry residing in Queensland and also meet one of the following requirements:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens
  • Permanent residents of Australia
  • Refugee and humanitarian visa holders.


Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Resources required

Students are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes, which include:

  • safety glasses - students must wear these at all times in the workshop or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
  • protective footwear - covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip shoes to AS2210
  • hand protection - long leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie)
  • industrial type clothing (100% cotton drill).

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes. Students must also be equipped with a pen and notepad for theory training in the classroom.


Students with a successful application have until 30 September 2018 to complete any relevant Gap Training.

Relevant documents:

Important Information

Construction Skills Queensland is funding the Skills Assessment and Gap Training program for selected construction qualifications. The program targets building and construction workers whose industry experience, existing skills and abilities can be mapped against a formal qualification. By recognising existing skills, the program highlights and funds gaps in training required to receive a formal trade qualification.


The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete all mandatory and elective units from the list below. These units form part of MSF30813 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology qualification.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

MSAPMOHS200A Work safely Mandatory
MSAPMSUP102A Communicate in the workplace Mandatory
MSAPMSUP106A Work in a team Mandatory
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Mandatory
TLID2003A Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances Mandatory
Stage 1
MSFFL2001 Use flooring technology sector hand and power tools Mandatory
MSFFL2002 Receive and prepare floor covering materials for installation Mandatory
MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations Mandatory
MSFFL2005 Remove existing floor coverings Elective
MSFFL3002 Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment Mandatory
MSFFL3003 Inspect sub-floors Elective
Stage 2
MSFGN3001 Read and interpret work documents Mandatory
MSFFL2016 Install hard underlays Elective
MSFFL2006 Prepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compounds Elective
MSFFL2004 Moisture test timber and concrete floors Elective
MSFFL3001 Plan and cost flooring technology work Mandatory


Please note prerequisites / corequisites exist for this unit. For more information contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447. For a full description of this course visit the Training Website.

$400 per student for the Recognition of Prior Learning Assessment and any additional fees for any required Gap Training.

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding is available until 30 September 2018.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


On successful completion of this course you receive a MSF30813 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology qualification.

Job prospects

  • Floor Finisher

Enrol now

Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

All done? Call 1800 654 447 to enrol today!

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Got the skills? Get Recognised! Our RPL Assessors can assess and recognise your experience, skills and knowledge, against your desired qualification. Meaning you can get the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

Find out more about RPL

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 23 April 2018

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