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Internal Waterproofing – Industry Best Practice

This course provides participants with an understanding of Internal waterproof membrane systems and compliance with NCC and AS 3740-2010 requirements. This course is delivered and assessed in English.

Up to 70% of the course cost may be refundable to eligible applicants through the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund. We will apply for this refund on your behalf on successful completion of the course.


The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of Internal waterproof membrane systems and compliance with NCC and AS 3740-2010 requirements.

This course details practical design applications, compliant with the Standard and identifies minor and functional defects.  It is designed for builders and anyone responsible for ensuring quality workmanship in relation to internal waterproofing.


The course runs for two full days and includes a practical element of applying waterproofing products to a small area and inspecting the following day.  Appropriate footwear and PPE for the workshop is required (P2 facemask and eye protection). Surgical gloves will be supplied to participants.


There are a series of guides in relation to Waterproofing produced by MBA NSW available for purchase from Master Builders ACT.  It is highly recommended that you purchase the relevant guide to compliment your training.  The complete set of four (4) guides is available at the bundled price of $330 for members ($440 for non-members).  The four guides include:

  • Guide to Internal Wet Area Waterproofing (Book 1) ($88 for members / $121 for non-members)
  • Guide to External Wet Area Waterproofing (Book 2) ($104.50 for members / $137 for non-members)
  • Guide to Planter Box Waterproofing (Book 3) ($99 for members / $132 for non-members)
  • Waterproofing Guide to Flashings and Damp-Proof Courses (Book 4) ($104.50 for members / $137 for non-members)


Dates: Please see training dates below
Time: 8.00am - 4.00pm
Duration: 2 Days
Delivery Method: Face-to-Face
Location: Skills Centre - 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick ACT 2609
Pre-Requisites: Minimum 15 years old


Member: $455 (after rebate), $890 (without rebate)
Non-Member: $515 (after rebate), $950 (without rebate)

Payment must be received upon enrolment (unless an approved account holder) - If payment is not received you will not be enrolled in this course.


  • Defects in the waterproofing industry
  • Typical wet area failures
  • Guidance for waterproofers
  • Australian standards
  • Meeting BCA requirements
  • Current practices & how to improve upon this
  • Bathroom layout
  • Substrate preparation
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Bond breakers and fillets


Before you register online you will need to have:

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have one you will need to have either one of the following - Medicare card, birth certificate, driver licence, Australian passport, citizenship document, certificate of registration by descent, ImmiCard or Australian entry visa during this online process.
A Visa or Mastercard.


Date: 9 August 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: 1 Iron Knob Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609
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