Qualification details

LMF31808 - Certificate III in Blinds and Awnings (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 04/Oct/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced11/May/2009

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by MSF30913 - Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and GrillesNot equivalent 09/Dec/2013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
BSBADM311A - Maintain business resourcesMaintain business resources N/A
BSBCUS201A - Deliver a service to customersDeliver a service to customers N/A
BSBCUS301A - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customers N/A
BSBINN201A - Contribute to workplace innovationContribute to workplace innovation N/A
BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documentsDesign and produce business documents N/A
CPCCCM3001B - Operate elevated work platformsOperate elevated work platforms N/A
LMFBA2001A - Use blinds and awnings sector hand and power toolsUse blinds and awnings sector hand and power tools N/A
LMFBA2002A - Set up, operate and maintain blinds and awnings sector static machinesSet up, operate and maintain blinds and awnings sector static machines N/A
LMFBA2004A - Select and apply blinds and awnings hardware and fixingsSelect and apply blinds and awnings hardware and fixings N/A
LMFBA2005A - Construct roll up and pull down style blinds and awningsConstruct roll up and pull down style blinds and awnings N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821412 Home Improvement Installer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7914-13 Home Improvements Installer 
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 821412 Home Improvement Installer 28/Apr/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7914-13 Home Improvements Installer 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

Unit code corrected CPCCCM3001A to Version B

Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to construct and install interior and exterior blinds and awnings using a range of materials, fixtures and fittings.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The LMF31808 Certificate III in Blinds and Awnings reflects vocational outcomes for those constructing and installing blinds and awnings 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 construction and installation of blind and awning 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 LMF21008 Certificate II in Blinds and Awnings or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification may include other Furnishing qualifications such as LMF40202 Certificate IV in Furnishing Technology, LMF40408 certificate IV in interior Decoration 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 such as electives in forklift operation and handling of dangerous goods. 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

  • collect, organise and understand information related to work orders, basic plans and safety procedures

Teamwork

  • collect, organise and understand detailed technical information related to the materials and the products used in and related to blinds and awnings
  • communicate ideas and information to enable confirmation of work requirements and specifications, coordination of work with site supervisor, other workers and customers, and the reporting of work outcomes and problems
  • maintain records related to product and materials quality

Problem-solving

  • work with others and in a team by recognising dependencies and using cooperative approaches to optimise work flow and productivity

Initiative and enterprise

  • use pre-checking and inspection techniques to ensure the tools are serviceable and ready to use
  • use checking and inspection techniques to ensure instruments comply with specifications and that instances of non-compliance are remedied
  • identify, anticipate and respond to faults in materials
  • identify, anticipate and respond to the problems related to glass and material properties
  • identify and analyse faults in Blinds and Awnings
  • Select and apply the most appropriate Blinds and Awnings maintenance and repair techniques
  • identify, anticipate and respond to the impact of the material properties on the product

Planning and organising

  • recognise and respond to circumstances outside instructions or personal competence
  • use mathematical ideas and techniques to correctly complete measurements, calculate area and volume, and estimate other material requirements

Self-management

  • clarify and confirm specified work instructions
  • plan work within given task parameters
  • apply systematic and effective time management
  • accept responsibility for given tasks
  • set, monitor and satisfy personal work goals

Learning

  • satisfy the competency requirements for the job
  • maintain current knowledge of Blinds and Awnings tools and production materials
  • maintain current knowledge of Blinds and Awnings processes and techniques
  • seek learning opportunities

Technology

  • use the workplace technology related to the selection, preparation and use of Blinds and Awnings products and materials including hand and power tools, calculators, measuring devices and technical support systems

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the LMF31808 Certificate III in Blinds and Awnings, competency must be achieved in twenty-five  (25 ) units of competency.

  • fifteen  (15 ) core units of competency
  • ten  (10 ) 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 fifteen  (15 ) units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBCUS301A

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

LMFBA2001A

Use blinds and awnings sector hand and power tools

LMFBA2004A

Select and apply blinds and awnings sector hardware and fixings

LMFBA3001A

Install interior blinds

LMFBA3002A

Install exterior blinds and awnings

LMFGN2002B

Move and store materials and products

LMFGN3001B

Read and interpret work documents

LMFSF2001B

Cut single layer fabrics

LMFSF2002B

Machine sew materials

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAPMOHS200A

Work safely

MSAPMOPS101A

Make measurements

MSAPMSUP102A

Communicate in the workplace

MSAPMSUP106A

Work in a team

TLIA1107C

Package goods

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select ten  (10 ) units from Groups A and B as specified below.

Group A 

Select a minimum of three  (3 ) units from Group A

LMFBA2002A

Set up, operate and maintain blinds and awnings sector static machines

LMFBA2005A

Construct roll up and pull down style blinds and awnings

LMFBA2006A

Construct vertical-style blinds

LMFBA2007A

Construct textiles for canopy-style awnings

Group B 

Select up to six  (6 ) units from Groups B and C

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

CPCCCM3001B

Operate elevated work platforms

BSBADM311A

Maintain business resources

BSBCUS201A

Deliver a service to customers

BSBINN201A

Contribute to workplace innovation

BSBITU306A

Design and produce business documents

LMFBA2008A

Construct plastic and timber Venetian-style blinds

LMFBA2009A

Construct aluminium Venetian-style blinds

LMFBA2010A

Construct metal louvre and canopy hooded style awnings

LMFBA2011A

Construct aluminium roll up style awnings

LMFBA3003A

Install timber shutters

LMFBA3004A

Construct folding arm style awnings

LMFBA3005A

Construct framework for canopy-style awnings

LMFBA3006A

Construct pleated-style blinds

LMFBA3007A

Construct wood weave-style blinds

LMFBA3008A

Construct pelmets

LMFBA3009A

Provide advice to customers on blinds and awnings

LMFBA4001A

Assess suitability of blinds or awnings

LMFGN3002B

Estimate and cost job

LMFSF3004B

Construct Roman-style blinds

LMTTF3004A

Perform advanced welding of plastic materials

TLIA1307C

Receive goods

TLIA1607C

Use inventory systems to organise stock control

TLIA2107C

Despatch stock

TLID1007C

Operate a forklift

TLID207C

Shift a load using manually operated equipment

TLID307E

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

Group C 

Up to five  (5 ) 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 5 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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