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High Quality Decorative and Slip Resistant Finishes with Concrete Flatwork: JN0616

John Nicols
Formal CPD
1 Hour - FORMAL
Duration: 00:56:33
John Nichols has 25 years experience in the concrete industry with roads, buildings and civil construction. He is currently the NSW Engineer of Construction Solutions with Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA), a role in which he liases with professional engineers, architects and builders assisting with the design, specifications and construction of concrete.
In this presentation, John explores the elements required to achieve excellent quality concrete finishes in flat work. He describes the Australian Standards, the various types of finishes and toppings, concrete mix requirements, different polishing and sealing techniques, and relevant slip resistance and tolerance obligations. John details the relevant CCAA resources as he covers each area.
CCAA is a not for profit organisation, sponsored by the cement, concrete and extractive industries in Australia, to provide information on the many uses of cement and concrete. This publication is produced by CCAA and licensed to for that purpose. Since the information provided is intended for general guidance only and in no way replaces the services of professional consultants on particular projects, no legal liability can be accepted by CCAA or for its use.
  • Be able to identify relevant Australian Standards pertaining to finishes of concrete flatwork.
  • Understand the techniques used to create a variety of concrete finishes.
  • Understand the processes required to attain a high quality of concrete finish.
  • Recognise each element used to create a concrete finish, and its effect on the finished product.
Recognised by the NSW ARB, ARB of Victoria, BA of Qld, AB of WA, Work Stds Tas, APB of SA, PIA, AILA & BDA


    John Nichols is the Engineer Construction Solutions for the Cement Concrete and Aggregates Association. John is a Chartered Professional Civil Engineer and has spent over twenty five years in the building, civil engineering and construction industry specializing in construction materials.

    John’s primary interest is in concrete as an economical, durable, robust and sustainable building material. John acts as a construction solutions consultant to engineers, architects and builders for the solving of design, construction and buildability issues for the use of concrete in housing, commercial building, industrial and engineering structures.