Course Overview

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.

Please note: This non-accredited course is not suitable for those seeking a contractor waterproofing licence. Please refer to Master Builders CPC31420 Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing for more details.

  • 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

Upcoming Dates

Start Date Location
13/08/2024 Master Builders Education Centre Norwest (View map) Register Now
10/12/2024 Master Builders Education Centre Norwest (View map) Register Now

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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

This course is two full days, with a typical starting time of 8am. Exact start time will be confirmed in email. Students are requested to arrive at least 15 minutes before class start time.

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.


$700 / $910


2 days

Cpd Points


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