Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to design kitchens, bathrooms and interior spaces to meet client requirements.
Job roles/employment outcomes
The Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces targets those designing kitchens, bathrooms and other interior spaces that typically feature built-in cabinetry and furniture. Employment outcomes include small business operators in kitchen and bathroom design or product supply, and specialist design personnel.
This qualification is typically used to develop specialist kitchen and bathroom design skills. However, units in the qualification also support the application of design skills to other interior spaces. It is suitable for those working in the kitchens and bathroom industries, or with furnishing, joinery or cabinet making skills, in order to prepare them for providing a design service in these industries.
Pathways into the qualification
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF30409 Certificate III in Cabinet Making, LMF32009 Certificate III in Kitchen and Bathrooms (Client Services), LMF31908 Certificate III in Interior Decoration (Retail Services), LMF40408 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration, or achieved equivalent industry experience, for example, in the areas of interior decoration and design, sales and marketing of kitchen or bathroom products and designs, or manufacture of cabinets and components.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include LMF50408 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration.
Depending on the state and territory where work is undertaken, licensing may relate to this qualification to enable the candidate to conduct work on-site or manage implementation of designs. At the minimum, licensing requirements will usually involve construction induction training covered by the unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry. Local regulations should be checked for details.