Certificate III in Soft Furnishing
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform soft furnishing sewing, selection, manufacture and installation of curtains and drapes and/or blinds with required fittings and may include manufacture of bedspreads, linen and soft furnishing accessories.
Job roles/employment outcomes
The LMF30902 Certificate III in Soft Furnishing reflects vocational outcomes for those performing reflects vocational outcomes for those performing soft furnishing manufacture and installation processes in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.
This qualification is typically used to develop skills and a breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge in soft furnishing making and installing techniques and would cover selecting, adapting and transferring this skill and knowledge to new environments and providing technical advice and some leadership in resolution of specific problems. Application would be across a range of roles in a variety of contexts with some complexity in the extent and choice of options available and may involve some responsibility for others. Participation in teams including group or team coordination may be required.
Pathways into the qualification
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF20702 Certificate II in Soft Furnishing or achieved equivalent industry experience.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF40202 Certificate IV in Furnishing Technology, LMF40408 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration or similar qualifications plus relevant supervisory, management or competitive manufacturing qualifications.
There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.