The Furnishing Industry Reference Committee (IRC), supported by IBSA Manufacturing has reviewed and upgraded flooring, glass and glazing qualifications and units of competency within the MSF Furnishing Training Package.

The Flooring, Glass and Glazing Case for Change was approved by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in November 2021 to meet workforce upskilling demands and reflect current and emerging industry skills.



The Furnishing IRC identified the need to review and update two qualifications in response to new materials, technologies and workplace practices being applied in the industry The rationale for updating the training products was to investigate an improved structure for flooring glass and glazing qualifications and are fit for purpose.

The Case for Endorsement for MSF Release 8.0 Furnishing Training Package components and the Companion Volume Implementation Guide were approved by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) on 12 October 2022. This work saw the upgrade of two qualifications:  Certificate III in Flooring Technology & Certificate IV in Glass and Glazing as well as upgrading 28 units of competency, developing 8 new units and 11 new skill sets.

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