Qualification details

LMF20702 - Certificate II in Soft Furnishing (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 832200 Product Assemblers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7914-13 Home Improvements Installer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 832200 Product Assemblers 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7914-13 Home Improvements Installer 01/Aug/2003 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 01/Aug/2003 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 11/May/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic duties in the soft furnishing sector involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The LMF20702 Certificate II in Soft Furnishing reflects vocational outcomes for those performing soft furnishing and window covering manufacturing job roles.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skills and knowledge in soft furnishing and window covering tasks with varied activities or knowledge applications where there is a clearly defined range of contexts in which the choice of actions required is usually clear and there is limited complexity in the range of options to be applied. It includes activities involving individual responsibility or autonomy and/or collaboration with others through members of a group or team.

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF10108 Certificate I in Furnishing or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF30902 Certificate III in Soft Furnishing and 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 documentation
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills
  • interpret and apply workplace procedures and instructions
  • share workplace information
  • communicate information about problems with work
  • read and understand job specifications
  • communicate information relating to OHS

Teamwork

  • work independently and as part of a team
  • provide support to others in the work area
  • identify performance required to meet customer needs in own work and/or team
  • identify own role and responsibility within a team

Problem-solving

  • identify and report any workplace hazards
  • identify production problems and make contributions to their solution
  • apply knowledge of materials, product purpose and processes to operations
  • check machine performance and identify signs of faulty operations
  • use material and process knowledge to solve problems
  • monitor workplace activities and identify and report faults or problems
  • recognise hazards and follow appropriate hazard control measures

Initiative and enterprise

  • provide feedback on procedures and processes
  • gather and interpret information
  • ask questions regarding requirements and expectations
  • make suggestions for continuous improvement
  • inspect quality of production on an ongoing basis
  • record basic information on the quality and other indicators of production performance

Planning and organising

  • plan work activities
  • monitor production and work load priorities
  • select appropriate tools
  • identify requirements for materials, quality and production
  • direct items to the correct area for further processing
  • identify and use relevant personal protective equipment
  • organise work area to maintain housekeeping standards

Self-management

  • plan to meet own work requirements
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities
  • interpret data and information as required by own job
  • monitor own work
  • understand own work activities
  • identify personal responsibilities
  • accept responsibility for quality of own work
  • follow OHS practices during the production and manufacturing of products

Learning

  • assess own competencies in meeting job requirements
  • listen to feedback and advice of supervisors
  • identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required
  • attend training or skill development activities
  • ask questions to expand own knowledge

Technology

  • use appropriate tools, machines and equipment safely and effectively
  • use machinery to meet productivity requirements
  • perform minor maintenance on machinery in accordance with workplace practice
  • use manual handling technologies in the workplace
  • set up and adjust tools and equipment

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the LMF20702 Certificate II in Soft Furnishing, competency must be achieved in thirteen  (13 ) units of competency.

  • six  () core units of competency
  • seven  () 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 six  () units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMFSF2014B

Use soft furnishing sector hand and power tools

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAPMOHS100A

Follow OHS procedures

MSAPMOPS101A

Make measurements

MSAPMSUP102A

Communicate in the workplace

MSAPMSUP106A

Work in a team

ELECTIVE UNITS 

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

Group A 

Select a minimum of two  () units from Group A.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMFSF2002B

Machine sew materials

LMFSF2003B

Machine sew using specific techniques

LMFSF2010B

Make up tracks for window coverings

LMFSF2011B

Fit and adjust curtain hardware

Group B 

Select at least one  () unit from Group B.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMFSF2001B

Cut single layer fabrics

LMFSF2004B

Hand sew soft furnishings

LMFSF2005B

Operate a steam press

LMFSF2006B

Calculate fabric quantities for window coverings

LMFSF2007B

Construct unlined curtains/drapes

LMFSF2008B

Construct lined curtains/drapes

LMFSF2009B

Construct padded pelmets

LMFSF2012B

Fit and adjust interior blinds

LMFSF2013B

Dress windows

Group C 

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