Certificate IV in Kitchen and Bathroom Design - MSF40318

Designer Training Australia

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who design kitchens and bathrooms that typically feature built-in cabinetry and furniture. They may work in larger organisations or as independent designers. Designers work directly with the client and/or with professionals, such as architects, builders, retailers, interior designers and suppliers. They possess a broad range of specialised and technical knowledge and skills, and they research and compare information from diverse sources to develop design solutions. They also use well-developed communication skills and may provide some leadership and guidance to others.There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. Work may require access to construction sites and require White Card construction induction training and certification covered by the unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry. Local regulations should also be checked for requirements.


  • Design residential interiors
  • Use structured problem-solving tools
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • Research and integrate embedded technologies in interior designs
  • Prepare quotation and contract documentation for design projects
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Determine layout for laundry components
  • Determine spatial planning considerations for bathroom design
  • Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • Design residential interior lighting
  • Generate design solutions
  • Design for all ages and abilities
  • Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • Detail cabinet construction requirements
  • Plan kitchen and bathroom projects
  • Develop and extend design skills and practice
  • Research and meet ethical and compliance requirements
  • Research interior decoration and design influences
  • Check and measure fit of cabinets
  • Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • Match furnishing style and materials to customer requirements
  • Decorate residential interiors
  • Research and recommend materials, components and finishes for bathroom designs
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms
  • Address customer needs
  • Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces
  • Produce digital models and documentation for interior design projects
  • Research and recommend materials, components and finishes for kitchen designs
  • Select and prepare a construction contract
  • Determine spatial planning considerations for kitchen design
  • Prepare materials and finishes boards for client presentation
  • Design ancillary residential cabinetry
  • Document residential building services
  • Coordinate on-site installation of furnishing products
  • Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
  • Source and apply information on the history and theory of design
  • Research and apply techniques in spatial design
  • Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products
  • Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
  • Provide advice on modular kitchens

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