Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

LMF40408

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to provide advice and practical assistance on the finishing and furnishing of existing interior spaces to meet client requirements. Decoration at this level includes residential or commercial environments and involves working directly with the client or with associated professionals such as architects, builders, retailers, interior designers and suppliers required to implement a project.

Job roles/employment outcomes

The LMF40408 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration reflects vocational outcomes in retail, consulting and building businesses as interior decorators or colour consultants performing a broad range of skilled applications in furnishing including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and provision of some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of the skills.

Application

This qualification is typically used to develop skills and a breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge in a range of decoration advice and services including:

  • research and analysis of the client's goals and requirements
  • planning and arranging space
  • interior styling
  • specifying finishes and furnishings
  • selection of colours
  • specifications and purchasing.
  • The work would cover a broad range of varied activities or applications in a wide variety of contexts, most of which are complex and non-routine. Leadership and guidance would be involved when organising self and others as well as contributing to technical solutions of a non-routine or contingency nature.

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF31908 Certificate III in Interior Decoration (Retail Services) or achieved equivalent industry experience.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification may include LMF50408 Diploma of Interior Design and 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. Local regulations should be checked for details.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Architecture and Building field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Architecture and Building field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Architecture and Building field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Architecture and Building field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    54.5%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers

    15.7%

    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    8.6%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Architecture and Building field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

    Construction

    72.4%

    Construction
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    5.1%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Manufacturing

    3.2%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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