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IBSA Manufacturing is pleased to support the Furnishing Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to undertake the Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles Project.


The Furnishing IRC identified that MSF30913 Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles will be reviewed and the following work will be undertaken:

  • new units developed to address roller shutter Installation, low voltage equipment, automation and intelligent management systems, new materials and their associated energy ratings and fire-retardant attributes and new products such as louvre shutters (timber, aluminium and synthetic)
  • new skill sets developed to address energy efficient and fire-retardant materials, automation, compliance, standards, licensing and roller shutter design, production and installation

The Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles Project will also review and redevelop units associated with the Certificate III in Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles to ensure they reflect job role requirements based on industry need. Please read the Case for Change for more information on the training package components to be modified as well as the research undertaken to support this project.

It is anticipated that this project will be completed by December 2018.

Project Governance

IBSA Manufacturing, in consultation with the Furnishing IRC, will establish a technical advisory committee (TAC) to provide specific subject matter advice and technical expertise for the development and review of the training package components.

The TAC operates under the direction of the IRC and will comprise of organisations and nominated individuals with significant expertise and knowledge working within the industry.

Methodology and Timelines

This project follows the Training Package Development and Endorsement Process Policy and uses the IBSA Manufacturing Training Package Development Methodology. This process provides robust evidence to support the Australian Industry Skills Committee’s (AISC) decision making process.

Staying in Touch

Project updates will be provided on the progress page and through our newsletters and direct emails to our industry contacts.  Please click here, if you wish to participate in this project, receive project updates and subscribe to our newsletters.

For more information contact:

P: (03) 9815 7099
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