Qualification details

LMT41207 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by MST40516 - Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and MerchandisingSupersedes: LMT41207 Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising; LMT41007 Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology. Not equivalent 03/Jul/2016

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
BSBCUS401B - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies N/A
BSBCUS402B - Address customer needsAddress customer needs N/A
BSBFLM312C - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectiveness N/A
BSBINT301B - Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete workApply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work N/A
BSBINT302B - Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete workApply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work N/A
BSBINT305B - Prepare business documents for the international trade of goodsPrepare business documents for the international trade of goods N/A
BSBINT306B - Apply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirementsApply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirements N/A
BSBINT405B - Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and financeApply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and finance N/A
BSBINT408B - Prepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactionsPrepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactions N/A
BSBINT409B - Plan for international tradePlan for international trade N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 611300 Sales Representatives 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6211-11 Sales Representative (Personal And Household Goods) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 611300 Sales Representatives 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6211-11 Sales Representative (Personal And Household Goods) 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

Release 2 - imported units updated to current versions, outcomes equivalent.

Reinstated text from Group D electives in packaging rules.

Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising covers occupations such as those in marketing and supply chain and account management roles within the fashion and textiles industries.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the application of specialised fashion and textiles merchandising skills within the TCF supply chain.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of twenty-five (25) units according to the rules described below.

Credit may be granted for units completed as part of TCF Certificates achieved where they are listed within this qualification, or for equivalent industry experience achieved.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT50607 Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skills Summary  - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the fashion and textiles merchandising industries for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that reflect skill requirements for this level.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

  • maintain effective networks with industry professionals, supply chain personnel and clients
  • investigate market supply systems and manage supply issues using information technologies
  • research consumer behaviour using information technologies
  • calculate cost estimates
  • interpret calculations and technological information
  • communicate technical processes
  • use a range of communication technologies and marketing tools to present and communicate information
  • complete documentation and maintain records

Teamwork 

  • network with clients, industry professionals and supply chain personnel
  • communicate with others in the team to maintain supply chains
  • provide information to others in the team to facilitate supply processes
  • gather feedback across supply chain
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving 

  • undertake analysis of market supply systems
  • source materials and resources through the supply chain
  • calculate cost estimates for fashion and textile products
  • maintain effective supply chain relationships
  • identify and address supply chain issues
  • identify and act on environmental hazards

Initiative and enterprise 

  • develop continuous improvement of processes
  • analyse consumer behaviour to inform marketing processes
  • identify opportunities for improvements in the supply chain
  • identify opportunities for improvement to environmental performance

Planning and organising 

  • undertake effective planning of own work to achieve desired outcomes within agreed time-frames
  • undertake ordering of resources and materials to ensure work flows are met
  • schedule meetings and correspondences with networks
  • monitor quality processes and analyse outcomes
  • determine and implement contingency plans to respond to incidents and problems

Self-management 

  • manage own work plans and priorities
  • manage client and industry relationships and networks
  • manage data flows and record keeping
  • monitor own work against industry standards
  • manage marketing process according to marketing principles
  • monitor use of resources

Learning 

  • assess own skill requirements and seek further development if required
  • develop or adjust own processes based on prior experience
  • maintain currency of skills and knowledge of industry trends and practices
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice

Technology 

  • use information and communication technology efficiently to acquire, manage and share data and maintain communication networks

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising, competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25) units of competency.

  • Ten (10) core units of competency
  • Fifteen (15) elective units of competency as specified below.

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

CORE UNITS 

Complete all ten (10) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBMKG402B

Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets

LMTCL2003B

Identify fibres and fabrics

LMTFD4004B

Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

LMTFD4006B

Interact and network with fashion industry participants

LMTFD4017B

Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

LMTGN4018A

Apply textile clothing and footwear market supply systems

LMTGN4019A

Analyse textiles clothing and footwear merchandising and marketing principles

LMTTX2001B

Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select fifteen (15) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of five (5) units must be selected from Group A
  • A minimum of six (6) units must be selected from Group B
  • A maximum of four (4) units may be selected from Group C
  • The remainder must be selected from Groups A and B.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL3001B

Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

LMTCL2003B

LMTCL3009B

Develop patterns from a block using basic patternmaking principles

LMTDC2010A

Identify fabric and garment handling requirements

LMTFD3004B

Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

LMTFD4003B

Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

LMTFD4005B

Communicate and sell design concepts

LMTFD4012B

Develop product specifications for fashion design

LMTFD3004B

LMTFD4014B

Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

LMTFD4018B

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

LMTFD4020B

Use electronic fashion design tools

LMTGN2001B

Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

LMTTD4006A

Source textile materials and resources

LMTTD4007A

Analyse textile design influences

LMTTD4008A

Present and promote textile design concepts

LMTTD4009A

Assist in the development of textile designs

LMTTD4011A

Estimate costs for development of textile designs

LMTTX3001B

Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics

LMTTX2001B

LMTTX4001A

Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications

LMTTX4003A

Perform routine textile testing and analyse results

LMTTX4001A LMTTX4002A

GROUP B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBCUS401B

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBCUS402B

Address customer needs

BSBINT405B

Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and finance

BSBINT408B

Prepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactions

BSBINT409B

Plan for international trade

BSBMKG408A

Conduct market research

BSBMKG413A

Promote products and services

BSBMKG414A

Undertake marketing activities

BSBMKG415A

Research international markets

BSBMKG416A

Market goods and services internationally

BSBPMG403A

Apply cost management techniques

BSBPMG407A

Apply risk management techniques

BSBPUR401B

Plan purchasing

BSBPUR402B

Negotiate contracts

BSBREL401A

Establish networks

BSBREL402A

Build client relationships and business networks

BSBREL403A

Implement international client relationship strategies

BSBRSK401A

Identify risk and apply risk management processes

BSBWOR401A

Establish effective workplace relationships

LMTFD4003B

Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

LMTFD4005B

Communicate and sell design concepts

LMTFD4012B

Develop product specifications for fashion design

LMTFD3004B

LMTFD4014B

Identify contemporary fashion influences and construction techniques

LMTFD4018B

Use and apply sizing systems appropriate for fashion design

LMTFD4020B

Use electronic fashion design tools

LMTTD4006A

Source textile materials and resources

LMTTD4007A

Analyse textile design influences

LMTTD4008A

Present and promote textile design concepts

LMTTD4009A

Assist in the development of textile designs

LMTTD4011A

Estimate costs for development of textile designs

LMTTX4001A

Interpret and apply textile calculations and specifications

LMTTX4003A

Perform routine textile testing and analyse results

LMTTX4001A LMTTX4002A

SIRXMER004A

Manage merchandise and store presentation

SIRXPRO002A

Implement product recalls

GROUP C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINT301B

Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work

BSBINT302B

Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work

BSBINT305B

Prepare business documents for the international trade of goods

BSBINT306B

Apply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirements

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

SIRXMER004A

Manage merchandise and store presentation

Group D 

Other Fashion and Textiles Merchandising units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 4) or V (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

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