Qualification details

LMF31208 - Certificate III in Flooring Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 11/May/2009

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by MSF30813 - Certificate III in Flooring TechnologyNot equivalent 09/Dec/2013

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
LMFFF3001B - Match and make up coloursMatch and make up colours N/A
LMFFL2001A - Use flooring technology sector hand and power toolsUse flooring technology sector hand and power tools N/A
LMFFL2002A - Receive and prepare floor covering materials for installationReceive and prepare floor covering materials for installation N/A
LMFFL2003A - Select, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machineSelect, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machine N/A
LMFFL2004A - Moisture test timber and concrete floorsMoisture test timber and concrete floors N/A
LMFFL2101A - Remove existing floor coveringsRemove existing floor coverings N/A
LMFFL2102A - Prepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compoundsPrepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compounds N/A
LMFFL2103A - Select and apply appropriate compounds and additivesSelect and apply appropriate compounds and additives N/A
LMFFL2106A - Prepare walls for coveringsPrepare walls for coverings N/A
LMFFL2111A - Coarse sand timber flooringCoarse sand timber flooring N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 332111 Floor Finisher 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4423-11 Floor Finisher 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 332111 Floor Finisher 28/Apr/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4423-11 Floor Finisher 28/Apr/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 28/Apr/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 11/May/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform flooring technology tasks including preparing flooring surfaces and handling, installing and finishing carpet, resilient, vinyl and timber flooring materials.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The LMF31208 Certificate III in Flooring Technology reflects vocational outcomes for those performing flooring job roles including safe handling of materials 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.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skills and a breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge in flooring 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 LMF20908 Certificate II in Flooring Technology or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF40202 Certificate IV in Furnishing Technology or similar furnishing qualifications plus relevant supervisory, management or competitive manufacturing qualifications.

Licensing considerations 

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.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • complete written documents, forms and timesheets
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • communicate production abnormalities
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from a range of backgrounds
  • read, interpret and communicate production schedules
  • communicate with all team members

Teamwork

  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • liaise with and provide support to other team members
  • work as part of a team
  • keep team members informed of changes to work practices
  • identify team performance required to meet customer needs
  • provide leadership to others in the team
  • encourage the sharing of information between team members
  • plan and support team activities

Problem-solving

  • identify and report problems and make contributions to their solution
  • investigate problem causes
  • implement changes
  • examine tools for damage, missing components or other defects
  • identify and promptly address problems or issues
  • assess quality of work pieces
  • determine effective work practices
  • provide problem solving support to team members
  • problem solve machine operational and maintenance requirements

Initiative and enterprise

  • seek and provide feedback on procedures
  • gather and analyse information
  • record information on the quality and other indicators of production performance
  • adjust and implement production schedules changes
  • provide leadership
  • identify and implement process improvements
  • coordinate work activities and manufacturing processes
  • monitor workplace performance
  • use analytical and decision making skills

Planning and organising

  • identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
  • organise self and others to meet production schedules
  • identify and rectify stock shortages in advance
  • sequence work to maximise safety and productivity
  • select and use appropriate tools and equipment
  • determine materials, quality and production requirements
  • apply time management skills to ensure work flow

Self-management

  • interpret and apply relevant acts and regulations
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities
  • understand own work activities
  • manage own time and establish own work schedule
  • develop and implement workplace procedures and instructions
  • locate, interpret and apply information relevant to own work
  • monitor and evaluate own work quality
  • accept responsibility for quality of work

Learning

  • develop learning activities as appropriate
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • identify own training needs and seek skill development if required
  • listen to feedback from others
  • identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding
  • identify and address skill development needs of others in the team

Technology

  • use software applications effectively
  • properly start up, operate and shut down computers
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • establish procedures
  • carry out pre-operational checks on equipment and machines
  • operate equipment and machines safely, efficiently and to productivity requirements
  • monitor and adjust machine functions
  • perform machine maintenance as determined by workplace procedures
  • clean and check equipment and machines

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the LMF31208Certificate III in Flooring Technology, competency must be achieved in twenty-five  (25 ) units of competency.

  • eleven  (11 ) core units of competency
  • fourteen  (14 ) elective units of competency.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been listed, and must be considered in the total number of units.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all eleven  (11 ) units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMFFL2001A

Use flooring technology sector hand and power tools

LMFFL2002A

Receive and prepare floor covering materials for installation

LMFFL3001B

Plan and cost flooring technology work

LMFFL3002A

Establish and maintain a safe flooring technology work environment

LMFGN3001B

Read and interpret work documents

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAPMOHS200A

Work safely

MSAPMOPS101A

Make measurements

MSAPMSUP102A

Communicate in the workplace

MSAPMSUP106A

Work in a team

TLID307E

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select fourteen  (14 ) units from Groups A, B and C as specified below.

Group A 

Select a minimum of nine  () units from Groups A and B with at least four  () units being coded LMFFL3****

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

Carpets 

LMFFL3201A

Install carpet tiles using custom designs

LMFFL3202A

Install adhesive fixed carpet floor coverings

LMFFL3203A

Install commercial carpet floor coverings

LMFFL3204A

Install patterned carpet floor coverings

LMFFL3205A

Install custom design carpet and decorative finishes

LMFFL3206A

Install synthetic textile floor coverings to sports facilities

LMFFL3207A

Install carpet floor coverings to custom design stairs

Resilient 

LMFFL3301A

Install linoleum floor coverings

LMFFL3302A

Install commercial vinyl floor coverings

LMFFL3303A

Install resilient floor coverings using custom designs and decorative finishes

LMFFL3304A

Install resilient tiles using custom design and decorative finishes

LMFFL3305A

Install rubber floor coverings

LMFFL3306A

Install resilient sheet to walls

LMFFL3307A

Install resilient sheet to bench and countertops

LMFFL3308A

Install anti-static resilient floor coverings

LMFFL3309A

Install conductive resilient floor coverings

LMFFL3310A

Cut and install resilient floor coverings to stairs

Coatings 

LMFFF3001B

Match and make up colours

LMFFL3401A

Mix and apply epoxy and seamless floor coverings

LMFFL3402A

Apply solvent based coatings to timber floors

LMFFL3403A

Apply water based coatings to timber floors

LMFFL3404A

Apply oil based coatings to timber floors

LMFFL3405A

Apply composite based coatings

LMFFL3406A

Apply emulsion wax coatings

LMFFL3407A

Apply stains and fillers

Timber 

LMFFL3501A

Adapt and apply custom designs to timber flooring

LMFFL3502A

Cut and install timber flooring to stairs

LMFFL3503A

Install direct stick timber flooring

LMFFL3504A

Detect defective timber flooring

LMFFL3505A

Install block parquetry flooring

LMFFL3506A

Install cork tiles

LMFFL3507A

Install patterned parquetry

LMFFL3508A

Install sheet mosaic parquetry

LMFFL3509A

Install sprung timber flooring

LMFFL3510A

Install strip timber flooring onto battens

LMFFL3511A

Install strip flooring onto plywood

LMFFL3512A

Repair timber flooring

LMFFL3513A

Maintain timber, laminate and engineered flooring

Sanding and Polishing 

LMFFL3601A

Fine sand timber flooring

LMFFL3602A

Edge sand timber flooring

LMFFL3603A

Sand cork flooring

LMFFL3604A

Sand and fill parquetry flooring

LMFFL3605A

Apply finishes to cork flooring

Group B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMFFL2003A

Select, operate and maintain floor covering cutting machine

LMFFL2004A

Moisture test timber and concrete floors

LMFFL2101A

Remove existing floor coverings

LMFFL2102A

Prepare, select and apply smoothing and patching compounds

LMFFL2103A

Select and apply appropriate compounds and additives

LMFFL2106A

Prepare walls for covering

LMFFL2111A

Coarse sand timber flooring

LMFFL2112A

Install hard underlays

LMFFL2201A

Install carpet cushion/underlays and gripper accessories

LMFFL2202A

Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings

LMFFL2203A

Install carpet tiles using standard installation procedures

LMFFL2204A

Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings to stairs

LMFFL2301A

Install lay flat vinyl floor coverings

LMFFL2302A

Install resilient tiles using standard installation procedures

LMFFL2501A

Install laminate and engineered timber flooring

LMFFL2502A

Install impact and sound absorption underlay

LMFFL2503A

Nail strip timber flooring

LMFFL2504A

Install expansion joints

LMFFL2505A

Install mouldings and edge trims to timber floors

LMFFL3101A

Inspect sub-floors

Group C 

Up to five  () relevant units may be chosen from units not already selected from Groups A or B, or units available in this Training Package or other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses. Those units must be aligned at Certificate II level (maximum 2 units), Certificate III level (maximum 4 units) or Certificate IV level (maximum 2 units).

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses via Group C must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

If Competitive Manufacturing units are chosen (identified as MSACM in the code), these should only be selected on the basis of work requirements.

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