Carpet Installation ProfessionalTaking on an Apprentice in Flooring Technology

Employer benefits


  • highly trained flooring industry advisers support the relationship between the employer, the training institution and development of the apprentice.
  • apprentices have the flexibility to study on campus learn on-site with the guidance of a qualified trainer, or a combination of some on campus study with on-site assessment.

  • during the first 12 months, apprenticeship students can complete more than half the core units required for a Certificate III in Flooring Technology qualification. The program focus is on practical skills and workplace communication and safety to ensure they are valuable team members, enhancing their capacity in the workplace.
  • receive financial compensation via Australian Apprenticeships Incentives.

For insights into what you may be eligible for see this link.



Step by Step Guide to Employing a Flooring Apprentice


Download the step-by-step guide for flooring tech businesses considering employing an apprentice including links to key sources of information to help you along the way.




MSF30818 Certificate III in Flooring Technology


Your Apprentice will complete 12 Core units to improve their on-site abilities, including:

  • Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction industry (CPCCWHS1001)
  • Communicate in the Workplace (MSMSUP102)
  • Work in a Team (MSMSUP106)
  • Assess flooring installation sites (MSFFL3054)

  • Select, prepare, and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors (MSFFL2032)
  • Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications ((MSFFL2034)
  • Receive and prepare floor covering materials (MSFFL2030)
  • Plan and cost flooring technology work (MSFFL3052)

  • Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment (MSFFL3053)
  • Make measurements and calculations (MSFGN2001)
  • Read and interpret work documents (MSFGN3001)
  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances (TLID2003)

Once the core units are completed apprentices will complete 12 stream specific units based on the what the business discipline/s is. This could be Carpet, Timber, Vinyl or Combined.


Further information


Follow this link to read more about the TAFE run courses in Flooring Technology:

To register your interest please call CIAL on (61 3) 98045559