Certificate III in Upholstery


This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform upholstery, including dismantling and reassembling furniture; selecting, cutting, sewing and fitting fabric and leather upholstery materials; and producing loose covers. There is a specialist stream in production upholstery.

Specialisation is possible in this qualification depending on the electives chosen. A specialisation can be identified on the testamur where a minimum of two (2) Group A elective units of competency are achieved in production upholstery.

Where the production upholstery specialisation is achieved, RTOs should identify this as follows:

MSF30713 Certificate III in Upholstery 

(specialising in Production Upholstery) 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Sample learning outcomes

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Work safely
  • Communicate in the workplace