Tailored Waterproofing Training

AUSTRALIA,
WE HAVE A LEAKING PROBLEM.

Modern businesses invest in their people and if poor waterproofing practices are costing you time and money, bespoke training designed to solve your problems should be high on your list of priorities.


It’s Australia Wide & It’s Growing...

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do you know that waterproof related issues lead the building and construction industry as the number one fault with over 70% of insurance claims coming from defective waterproofing?

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do you know what percentage of your rectification costs are contributed to waterproofing related issues?​

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do you know that many internal/external wet area designs are actually non-compliant to the National Construction Code and relevant waterproofing Australian Standards?

PROBLEMS & EDUCATION

Problems listed back in 2004 from AS3740-2010

  • Workmanship
  • Understanding of material technology/properties
  • Applicator skill and competence
  • Application to a variety of use situations
  • Changes in design trends
  • Quality control, including supervision, inspection and testing.
  • Maintenance of waterproofing medium when disturbed
  • Fixture of fittings after waterproofing and tiling.
  • Professional attitude and a desire to continuously improve without compromising quality performance and contractual obligations*

*This Edition of the Standard differs from the 2004 edition in that the Design Section has been removed and included in the Building Code of Australia (BCA)

Problems in Education

  • Builders and Designers place heavy reliance on the sub-contractor to be the expert.
  • How do you know if the subcontractors have undertaken formal qualifications and continually up-skilled?
  • Product manufacturer training will always be directed back to their products, which may not always be the most suitable for the works you’re conducting.
  • How do you learn how to use the products, relate it to real life scenarios and marry it in with the National Construction Code and Australian Standards?

WE HAVE THE SOLUTION...

Education

Waterproof Awareness is a company dedicated to improving the Waterproofing Industry by linking education with the industry, contractors with builders and providing general awareness about the many scenarios that can cause membrane failure.

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IMPROVEMENT

We are passionate about improving the industry. We understand that it must be a team effort to help change, educate and improve the industry and look forward to assisting in whatever way we can.​

Process

QUALITY

We work closely with the Australian Institute of Waterproofing to help improve the quality of waterproofing processes and make homes safe to live in.​

WHAT WE DO

Educate your company about waterproofing fundamentals and strategies to decrease the risk of incorrect waterproofing and failure.

Through our webinars, we are teaching subbies, builders,  building inspectors/surveyors and architects to understand how and why waterproofing fails with real-life scenarios with one end goal – to help YOU become the best in your industry!

We can build a customised comprehensive roadmap that  improves the skills of and the performance of your contractors.​

Waterproof Webinar Series

This 6-part waterproofing webinar series offers you a broad range of learning outcomes across popular waterproofing problem areas. Learn from experts with 20+ years’ on-the-tools and in- the-field while earning CPD points.

Waterstop Compliance to AS3740-2010​

Understanding technical data sheets

Monitoring and testing the waterproofing process for installation success

Screeds,​ additives & admixtures​

Balconies to fail or not to fail​

Basement tanking

Benefits

We have industry experts Australia-wide who are passionate about giving back to the industry and putting a plug in Australia’s ‘leaky building syndrome’​

The training provides you with a greater understanding of how to educate your contractors to prepare and protect the waterproofing system​

You will be able to develop self-inspection processes and enable you to track the waterproofing process more effectively​

Providing continuous professional development for your staff who receive CPD points​

Reduce rectification costs through reduced risk of improper installation and design of waterproofing​

CPD Points (Continual Professional Development Program)​

WHY US?

  1. We’ve taught waterproofing over the last 7 years to over 1,000 students.
  2. We’re passionate about improving the industry and understand that it must be a team effort to help change, educate others and have a passion for helping.
  3. Developing the course based on recent industry trends and issues, we have a solid knowledge base to inform industry and help try to minimise the risk of failure to all parties involved.
  1. The combination of teaching and learning has given Waterproof Awareness insight from both spectrums of the industry, allowing for a holistic consultation service.
  2. Waterproof Awareness works closely with the Australian Institute of Waterproofing to help improve the quality of waterproofing processes and make homes safe to live in.