Course Overview

Test Requirements
Test Level Written Practical
  • 1 Hr
  • Passed 25 MCQ on trade Syllabus
  • 4 Hrs Installation
  • Candidates are required to install the test project using cold method (self-adhesive membrane) and hot method (PVC sheet membrane) in accordance to project drawing;
  • Self-adhesive membrane is to be laid in safe working manner, with proper surface preparation, application of primer, properly dressed surface for wall and floor with correct lapping, alignment, and accuracy;
  • PVC sheet membrane is to be laid in safe working manner, with proper treatment to joints (50mm lapping) using hot air welding touch adjusted to correct temperature and properly controlled to prevent burnt through, proper detailing, dressing and welding of PVC membrane for upstand pipe and rainwater outlet;
  • Project to be completed within 4 hrs;
Scope of Training/Assessment
Test Level Written Practical
  • 6 hrs (2 evenings 5.30-8.30pm)
  • General knowledge of waterproofing and application principle;
  • Concrete admixture and crystalline system;
  • Sheet membrane systems;
  • Cementitious systems;
  • Liquid applied membrane systems;
  • Calculation;
  • General Safety;
  • 1 day (8.30am-5.30pm)
  • Trainees will be briefed on BCA Assessment Criteria for Test Project;
  • Trainer will provide detailed explanation on how to prepare the test bays, how to work out the cutting lists for the self adhesive membrane and PVC membrane;
  • Trainer will guide the trainees on the method of laying the 2 types of waterproofing membrane to test specifications.
  • Trainees will practice on the sample practical project in accordance to what have been taught by the trainer to meet the project requirements, with close guidance from trainer in the course of their practices;
  • At the end of the training, trainees should be able prepare the cutting lists for the test project for self adhesive membrane and PVC membrane, able to lay the membranes in safe working manner, and in accordance to test requirements, within the test duration of 4 hrs.
  • Candidates will be advised to take up more practical trainings prior to the test to ensure that they are able to acquire the required skills and speed to complete the test project.
  • suitable for workers in all disciplines;
  • Must passed both written and practical test to be qualified as CoreTrade personnel (Foreman/ Tradesman).
  • Must passed both written and practical test to be qualified in SEC(K)

Course Administrative Details

Course Duration
  • THEORY: 6 Hrs
  • PRACTICAL: 8 Hrs
Total Fees: $1,355.96 (Inclusive GST)