Certificate III in Flooring Technology   - Chillingworth Training Institute

Certificate III in Flooring Technology 

Course code MSF30818

Apprenticeship (For domestic students)

This qualification delivered across Australia, provides comprehensive skills and knowledge training on the job supported by our online learning management system. We are the leading Industry body in flooring technology. 


3-year apprenticeship FT and 6-year PT


On the job and via online learning management system


This qualification reflects the role of flooring technicians who install floors or flooring materials in residential or commercial premises. Floors and flooring materials may be carpet, timber, vinyl, resilient, resin or concrete. Flooring technicians use a range of technical knowledge to perform skilled work involving known routines, methods and procedures. They use discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer their skills and knowledge to different job needs and take responsibility for their own work.

Career opportunities, include:

  • Floor Installer
  • Floor Finisher

Pathways to further study:

  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction

Studying Certificate III in Flooring Technology at Chillingworth Training Institute

You will become proficient in the installation of all types of flooring. Flooring technology will see you working on both domestic and commercial sites and renovation projects.

Course Structure

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CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

MSFFL2030 Receive and prepare flooring materials

MSFFL3053 Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment

MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106 Work in a team

TLID0021A Store and Handle dangerous goods and hazardous substances

MSFFL2031 Remove existing floor coverings

MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations

MSFGN3001 Read and interpret work documents

MSFFL2033 Install hard underlays

MSFFL3054 Assess flooring installation sites

MSFFL2034 Prepare subfloors with cementitious coating applications

MSFFL2037 Install unpatterned tufted carpet

MSFFL2039 Install laminate flooring

MSFFL2036 Install soft carpet underlays and gripper accessories

MSFFL2032 Select, prepare and apply moisture barriers to concrete subfloors

MSFFL3067 Complete large scale and complex vinyl flooring installations

MSFFL3065 Install resilient tiles

MSFFL2040 Install engineered timber flooring 

MSFFL3059 Install carpet tiles

MSFFL3060 Install adhesive fixed carpet

MSFFL3062 Install patterned and custom designed carpet  

MSFFL3052 Plan and cost flooring technology work

BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers


Entry Requirements

An apprenticeship requires that you have a Commonwealth Government Training contract/agreement with a registered employer (Choices Flooring).  Prior to enrolment or commencement of training, you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and to complete a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability for the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by CTI. (Please refer to your Learner handbook for more information).

How To Apply


A Commonwealth Government training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment. Apprenticeship Network Providers have been appointed across the country to support you in this process and as an apprentice. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice (Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information).

If you have further questions about your application, please contact CTI on 1800 813 538 or CTI@ctitraining.com.au



Indictive tuition fee for service (GST exempt)         $550 per unit of competency


The above fee is waived for Apprentices employed by Choices Flooring and Style Flooring and Interiors retailers.  

Other costs included into your course may include learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.