Qualification details

MSF50313 - Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 09/Dec/2016
(View details for release 3) Replaced12/Jul/2016
(View details for release 2) Replaced04/Mar/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Dec/2013

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes LMF50202 - Diploma of Furnishing TechnologyNot equivalent 09/Dec/2013
Supersedes LMF50508 - Diploma of Furniture Design and 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
BSBCRT401 - Articulate, present and debate ideasArticulate, present and debate ideas Elective
BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in a creative processCollaborate in a creative process Elective
BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop conceptsOriginate and develop concepts Elective
BSBDES403 - Develop and extend design skills and practiceDevelop and extend design skills and practice Elective
BSBDES502 - Establish, negotiate and refine a design briefEstablish, negotiate and refine a design brief Elective
BSBDES601 - Manage design realisationManage design realisation Elective
BSBINM501 - Manage an information or knowledge management systemManage an information or knowledge management system Elective
BSBMKG501 - Identify and evaluate marketing opportunitiesIdentify and evaluate marketing opportunities Elective
BSBPMG522 - Undertake project workUndertake project work Elective
BSBWHS504 - Manage WHS risksManage WHS risks Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 232312 Industrial Designer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2533-15 Industrial Designer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Furniture 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Furniture Designer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 232312 Industrial Designer 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2533-15 Industrial Designer 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1005 Graphic And Design Studies 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Dec/2013 
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Modification History

Release 4 - Listing of imported units corrected. Equivalent.

Release 3 - Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 2 - Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 1 - New qualification

Qualification Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required where the design of furniture and the application of the design into a finished furniture product is the central focus. This qualification reflects two primary occupational outcomes in the areas of furniture design and technology - with a potential to focus on skills required to design and produce furniture for custom or volume production.

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the MSF50313 Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology, competency must be achieved in twenty-three (23)  units of competency.

  • five (5)  core units of competency
  • eighteen (18)  elective units of competency.

Note: Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisites and must be considered in the total number of units. Please refer to individual units for details.

CORE UNITS  

Complete all five (5)  units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSMENV472

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSFFDT4011

Research and select furniture materials and technology

MSFFDT4012

Research furniture styles and movements

MSFFDT5003

Develop self as a furniture designer

MSFFDT5010

Evaluate furniture design proposals and concepts

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select eighteen (18)  units from Groups A, B or C as specified below.

Group A  

Select at least eight (8)  units from Group A, including a minimum of five (5)  units coded MSF******

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBCRT501

Originate and develop concepts

BSBDES403

Develop and extend design skills and practice

BSBDES502

Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

BSBDES601

Manage design realisation

BSBMKG501

Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

CUAANM303

Create digital 3D models

MSFFDT4006

Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of designs

MSFFDT5001

Apply ergonomics, anthropometrics and proxemic considerations to a product

MSFFDT5002

Assess and resolve technical integrity of a design

MSFFDT5004

Construct custom furniture using advanced techniques

MSFFDT5005

Design a batch or limited production item of furniture

MSFFDT5006

Design a furniture product using high volume technology services (HVTS) in production

MSFFDT5007

Design a one-off item of furniture

MSFFDT5008

Research and recommend alternative manufacturing processes

MSFFDT5009

Research and recommend machine technology

MSFFDT5011

Assess economic impact of a design

MSFFDT5012

Design for mass production

MSFFDT5013

Evaluate and participate in design industry networks

MSFFDT5014

Investigate legal requirements for design

MSFFDT5015

Work collaboratively on a design project

MSFFT5001

Evaluate and select production materials and equipment

MSFFT5004

Develop and document procedures and specifications

MSFFT5008

Develop, trial and evaluate prototypes

MSFFT5009

Determine production feasibility of designs

MSS015002

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

MSS402030

Apply cost factors to work practices

MSS404050

Undertake process capability improvements

*

MSS404052

Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing

MSS405031

Undertake value analysis of product costs in terms of customer requirements

Group B  

Select at least four (4)  units from Group B. A minimum of two (2)  units must be units coded MSF*****

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBCRT401

Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT402

Collaborate in a creative process

BSBINM501

Manage an information or knowledge management system

BSBWHS504

Manage WHS hazards and risks

MEM15001B

Perform basic statistical quality control

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16007A

Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MEM16013A

Operate in a self-directed team

*

MEM30024A

Participate in quality assurance techniques

*

MEM30031A

Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic design elements

MEM30033A

Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

*

MSFDN5001

Generate and transfer complex computer-aided drawings and specifications

MSFFT5002

Establish and develop production processes and area layout

MSFFT5003

Manage installation and commissioning of equipment

MSFFT5005

Organise enterprise maintenance programs

MSFFT5006

Plan production

MSFFT5007

Optimise computer numerically controlled (CNC) operations

MSFFT5010

Develop products and related processes

PSPPCM011

Plan to manage a contract

PSPPCM008

Manage contract performance

Group C  

Up to six (6)  relevant units can 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 IV level (maximum 2 units), Diploma level (maximum 6 units) or Advanced Diploma 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.

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 4 - Listing of imported units corrected. Equivalent.

Release 3 - Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 2 - Imported units updated. Equivalent.

Release 1 - New qualification. Supersedes and is based on LMF50508 Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology and LMF50202 Diploma of Furnishing Technology. Outcomes are not equivalent.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=0601ab95-583a-4e93-b2d4-cfb27b03ed73

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