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Competencies covered

MSFFL3023: Apply solvent-based coatings to timber flooring

MSFFL3024: Apply water-based coatings to timber flooring

MSFFL3025: Apply oil-based coatings to timber flooring

MSFFL3046: Apply finishes to cork flooring


Your trainer may ask you to complete this assignment as one of the assessment requirements for this unit. For more information about the assessment process and advice on what to do if you need help with your reading and writing, go to Assessment requirements.

This assignment should be completed in conjunction with the practical demonstration assessment events for the unit. You can see the practical demonstration performance criteria by clicking on the link below.

Practical demonstration

Provide the following information for each of the coating products you have used in your practical demonstrations.

  1. Brand name and manufacturer.

  2. Category of finish (according to its chemical composition).

  3. Main features (that is, characteristics that the client might be looking for when they choose this product).

  4. PPE required while mixing and applying the product.

  5. Number of coats required and total quantity of coating product needed (including calculations showing square metreage of the floor area and rate of coverage).

  6. Recoat drying time, final coat drying time and full curing time.

  7. Any special limitations specified by the manufacturer (such as temperature range for usage or compatibility problems with other products).

  8. Grade of sandpaper and machines used to sand the floor in between coats (where applicable).

  9. Advice to be given to the client on how to protect the floor while it is still curing.

  10. Advice to be given to the client regarding on-going maintenance.

Doc (50 KB) Products and processes Assignment template

Click on the link above to go to the Word document you will need to complete. You should fill in your answers on-screen and then either:

  • print out a hard copy to send to your trainer by post

  • save the file electronically to submit to your trainer as an email attachment.

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