Diploma of Furnishing Technology
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform furnishing design, manage production processes and business requirements in a furnishing manufacturing organisation.
Job roles/employment outcomes
The LMF50202 Diploma of Furnishing Technology reflects vocational outcomes for those performing furnishing design, production and management processes and procedures and involves self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others.
This qualification is typically used to develop a breadth, depth and complexity of skills and knowledge covering furnishing design and production planning plus initiation of alternative approaches to skills or knowledge application across a broad range of technical and/or management requirements, evaluation and co-ordination. Work would involve participation in development of strategic initiatives, as well as personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations or organising others. It may include participation in teams, including teams concerned with planning and evaluation functions and could involve group or team coordination.
Pathways into the qualification
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF40202 Certificate IV in Furnishing Technology where competencies are common to this qualification or achieved equivalent industry experience.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF60102 Advanced Diploma of Furnishing Management or LMF60308 Advanced Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology and relevant 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.