Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles - MSF30919

Institute of Tertiary and Higher Education Australia

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02892J

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to estimate, fabricate, assemble and install blinds, awnings, shade sails, shutters, and screens and grilles using a range of materials, fixtures and fittings.Work is usually performed in a defined range of skilled operations, where a range of methods, tools, materials and information are used to complete routine activities. Discretion and judgement are required in selecting equipment, services and contingency measures and resolving mostly predictable problems within known time constraints.Licensing applies in some jurisdictions for the installation of blinds, awnings, shade sails, shutters, security screens and grilles. Local regulations should be checked for details.


  • Identify client and site requirements for installation of fabricated textile products
  • Assemble roller shutters
  • Receive goods
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
  • Contribute to workplace innovation
  • Install low-voltage technology, automation, and intelligent management systems in furnishing
  • Make measurements and calculations
  • Install and replace windows and doors
  • Assemble awnings
  • Estimate and cost job
  • Install electronic locks and locking systems
  • Install and maintain door control devices/systems
  • Perform minor maintenance
  • Assess suitability of blinds and awnings
  • Assemble non-security and security screens and grilles
  • Read and interpret work documents
  • Use power tools/hand held operations
  • Despatch stock
  • Install roller shutters
  • Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications
  • Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines
  • Use hand tools
  • Install awnings
  • Install metal structures and features
  • Research and meet ethical and compliance requirements
  • Use inventory systems to organise stock control
  • Produce patterns and templates
  • Cut single layer fabrics
  • Develop product knowledge
  • Perform industrial sewing on textile products
  • Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
  • Move and store materials and products
  • Translate information into measurements or diagrams
  • Plan tasks to assist production operations
  • Gain customer acceptance of service proposal
  • Assemble pelmets
  • Advise customers on products and services
  • Package goods
  • Resolve quality and compliance issues
  • Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
  • Support continuous improvement systems and processes
  • Recommend products and services
  • Work safely
  • Maintain business resources
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Install products on and off site
  • Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres
  • Select, cut and process materials for glazing products
  • Install louvre shutters
  • Carry out excavation
  • Set up and operate basic static machines
  • Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Assemble interior blinds
  • Mistake proof an operational process
  • Install and upgrade locks and hardware
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Cut, bend and shape metal
  • Perform advanced welding of plastic materials
  • Assemble glazing products
  • Construct Roman-style blinds
  • Select and apply hardware and fixings for blinds, awnings, screens and grilles
  • Weld plastic materials
  • Assemble louvre shutters
  • Install residential windows and doors
  • Install non-security and security screens and grilles
  • Organise Australian Standards testing of products, materials, and their design
  • Install interior blinds

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Domestic: $8,708
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

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