Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces


Course Overview

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This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to design kitchens, bathrooms and interior spaces to meet client requirements.

Job roles/employment outcomes

The Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces targets those designing kitchens, bathrooms and other interior spaces that typically feature built-in cabinetry and furniture. Employment outcomes include small business operators in kitchen and bathroom design or product supply, and specialist design personnel.


This qualification is typically used to develop specialist kitchen and bathroom design skills. However, units in the qualification also support the application of design skills to other interior spaces. It is suitable for those working in the kitchens and bathroom industries, or with furnishing, joinery or cabinet making skills, in order to prepare them for providing a design service in these industries.

Pathways into the qualification

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMF30409 Certificate III in Cabinet Making, LMF32009 Certificate III in Kitchen and Bathrooms (Client Services), LMF31908 Certificate III in Interior Decoration (Retail Services), LMF40408 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration, or achieved equivalent industry experience, for example, in the areas of interior decoration and design, sales and marketing of kitchen or bathroom products and designs, or manufacture of cabinets and components.

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMF50408 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration.

Licensing considerations

Depending on the state and territory where work is undertaken, licensing may relate to this qualification to enable the candidate to conduct work on-site or manage implementation of designs. At the minimum, licensing requirements will usually involve construction induction training covered by the unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry. 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).


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).


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

Technicians and Trades Workers


Technicians and Trades Workers






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



Professional, Scientific and Technical Services


Professional, Scientific and Technical Services



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. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

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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