Course Code and Name:
MSF30913 – Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to design, construct, install and repair interior and exterior blinds and awnings and security screens and grilles using a range of materials, fixtures and fittings for residential and commercial premises.
Work is usually performed 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.
Specialisation is possible in this qualification depending on the electives chosen. A specialisation can be identified on the testamur where a minimum of five (5) Group A elective units of competency are achieved in blinds and awnings or a minimum of five (5) Group B elective units of competency are achieved in security screens and grilles.
Where a specialisation is achieved, RTOs should identify this as follows:
MSF30913 Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles
(specialising in Blinds and Awnings) or (specialising in Security Screens and Grilles)
Licensing applies in some jurisdictions for installation of blinds, awnings, security screens/grilles and shade sails. Local regulations should be checked for details.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To be awarded the MSF30913 Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25) units of competency.
Note: Units marked with an asterisk have on or more prerequisites and must be considered in the total number of units. Please refer to individual units for details.
- ten (10)
Core Units Unit code Unit title BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships BSBPRO401 Develop product knowledge MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSMWHS200 Work safely MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace MSFBA2001 Use blinds, awnings, security screens and grilles sector hand and power tools MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations MSFGN2002 Move and store materials and products MSFGN3001 Read and interpret work documents MSFGN3002 Estimate and cost job
- fifteen (15) elective units, of which:
- at least five (5) units must be selected from
Group A – Blinds and Awnings Unit code Unit title MSFBA2002 Set up, operate and maintain blinds and awnings sector static machines MSFBA2003 Select and apply blinds and awnings sector hardware and fixings MSFBA2004 Construct roll-up and pull-down style blinds and awnings MSFBA2005 Construct vertical-style blinds MSFBA2006 Construct textiles for canopy-style awnings MSFBA3001 Install interior blinds MSFSF2001 Cut single layer fabrics MSFSF2002 Machine sew materials Group B – Security Screens and Grilles Unit code Unit title HLTAID003 Apply first aid MSFGG2008 Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors MSFGG2010 Fabricate and install insect and security screens MSFSS2002 Prepare product for Australian Standards testing MSFSS2003 Undertake surface preparation MSFSS3001 Install security screens and grilles MSFSS3002 Apply patterns and designs to security screens and grilles MSFSS3003 Resolve quality and compliance issues
- at least five (5) units must be selected from
Group C – Blinds, Awnings and Shade Sail Installation Unit code Unit title AHCLSC308 Install metal structures and features CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms CPCCWHS2001 Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry MSFBA3002 Install exterior blinds and awnings MSTGN2005 Perform minor maintenance MSTTF2015 Install products on and off-site
- up to five (5) relevant units may be chosen from:
- units not already selected from Groups A, B and C.
- units in
Group D Unit code Unit title BSBADM311 Maintain business resources BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBFLM309 Support continuous improvement systems and processes BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services BSBRKG304 Maintain business records CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry MSTTF3004 Perform advanced welding of plastic materials MSFBA2007 Construct plastic and timber Venetian-style blinds MSFBA2008 Construct aluminium Venetian-style blinds MSFBA2009 Construct metal louvre and canopy-hooded style awnings MSFBA2010 Construct aluminium roll-up style awnings MSFBA3003 Install timber shutters MSFBA3004 Construct folding-arm style awnings MSFBA3005 Construct framework for canopy-style awnings MSFBA3006 Construct pleated-style blinds MSFBA3007 Construct wood-weave style blinds MSFBA3008 Construct pelmets MSFBA3009 Provide advice to customers on blinds and awnings MSFBA3010 Assess suitability of blinds or awnings MSFFM2010 Set up, operate and maintain basic static machines MSFSF3004 Construct Roman-style blinds TLIA2011 Package goods TLIA2013 Receive goods TLIA3016 Use inventory systems to organise stock control TLIA2021 Despatch stock
- 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).