National Certificate in Flooring

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Ceiling, Wall and Floor Fixing

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification recognises people who have demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to be competent practitioners in the flooring industry. The flooring industry consists mainly of small businesses that tend to specialise in one or two aspects of the flooring trade.

The Core Compulsory section covers the skills and knowledge related to characteristics of chemicals, producing a scale plan, quantifying flooring products, assessing moisture content, examining and evaluating substrates, carrying out flooring personal workplace requirements, identifying hazard requirements, legislation and regulatory standards and preparing quotations. Many of the standards included in the Core Compulsory section include broad transferable skills such as the application of mathematical concepts and the use of safe work practices which provide candidates with opportunities to develop transferable skills relevant to other industries.

The Carpet Installation strand compulsory section covers the knowledge and skills related to repairing soft coverings, maintaining and storing flooring equipment, maintaining and storing flooring handtools, installing carpet by conventional and adhesive methods, providing advice on the care and maintenance of floorcoverings, soft flooring products, and identifying flooring design trends. The elective section of the strand enables candidates to choose standards from a selection of standards under the Flooring domain that fit with their job roles.

The Fine Sand and Finishes strand covers the knowledge and skills related to repairing timber flooring, maintaining and storing flooring equipment, maintaining and storing flooring handtools, fine sanding and applying finishes, cork flooring products, timber flooring products, and identifying flooring design trends.

The Flooring Planning and Design strand covers the knowledge and skills related to providing advice on the care and maintenance of floorcoverings, cork flooring products, timber flooring products, soft flooring products, resilient flooring products, using job sheets, product storage, identifying flooring design trends, composition of timber and concrete substrates and installation methods.

The Resilient Flooring Installation strand compulsory section covers the knowledge and skills related to repairing resilient floorcoverings, maintaining and storing flooring equipment, installing resilient sheet floorcoverings, installing resilient tiles, maintaining and storing flooring handtools, providing advice on the care and maintenance of floorcoverings, resilient flooring products, and identifying flooring design trends. The elective section of the strand enables candidates to choose standards from a selection of standards from the Flooring domain that fit with their job roles.

The Substrate Preparation strand covers the knowledge and skills related to removing existing flooring surface material; maintaining and storing flooring equipment; preparing concrete and timber substrates; maintaining and storing flooring handtools; using job sheets; composition of timber and concrete substrates; installation methods; and preparing timber, composite and metal substrates.

The Timber Overlay Installation strand covers the knowledge and skills related to repairing timber flooring, maintaining and storing flooring equipment and flooring handtools, installing laminated and solid timber flooring overlays, providing advice on the care and maintenance of floorcoverings, timber flooring products, and identifying flooring design trends.

The Resin Flooring Application strand covers the knowledge and skills related to removing existing flooring surface materials; maintaining and storing flooring equipment and flooring handtools; preparing concrete substrate; fine grinding and applying resin finishes; applying resin flooring; resin flooring products; special resin flooring applications; providing advice on the care and maintenance of resin floor systems; and preparing timber, composite, and metal substrates.

This qualification can build on the National Certificate in Flooring (Introductory) [Ref: 1126].

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$45,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

67%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 381 6430
Fax: (04) 381 6431
Email: national.office@bcito.org.nz
Web: http://www.bcito.org.nz

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