Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to provide advice and practical assistance on the finishing and furnishing of existing interior spaces to meet client requirements. Decoration at this level includes residential or commercial environments and involves working directly with the client or with associated professionals such as architects, builders, retailers, interior designers and suppliers required to implement a project.
Job roles/employment outcomes
The LMF40408 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration reflects vocational outcomes in retail, consulting and building businesses as interior decorators or colour consultants performing a broad range of skilled applications in furnishing including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and provision of some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of the skills.
This qualification is typically used to develop skills and a breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge in a range of decoration advice and services including:
research and analysis of the client's goals and requirements
planning and arranging space
specifying finishes and furnishings
selection of colours
specifications and purchasing.
The work would cover a broad range of varied activities or applications in a wide variety of contexts, most of which are complex and non-routine. Leadership and guidance would be involved when organising self and others as well as contributing to technical solutions of a non-routine or contingency nature.
Pathways into the qualification
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF31908 Certificate III in Interior Decoration (Retail Services) or achieved equivalent industry experience.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF50408 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration and 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.