Course Type:
Accredited Course; VET DSS
Code:
MSF20313
Campus:
Yallourn
Completion:
Full
Duration:
1 year
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
No
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Strongly Recommended
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Course Overview

If you enjoy working with wood, designing furniture, and constructing kitchens and cabinets, this furniture making course could help turn your interest into a career path. The course is suitable for starting a career in the cabinet and furniture making industry, or for those wanting to develop their own furniture and cabinet making skills. You will learn about safety in the workplace, how to read documents, and how to make accurate measurements. You will participate in a simulated workplace on campus and discover what it means to communicate and work within a team environment. Learn to plan, cost, and calculate before you begin a job. Create furniture using hand tools, power tools and wood working machinery.

Proposed Units

MSFFM3002 Construct furniture using leg and rail method
MSMWHS200 Work safely
MSFFF2004 Prepare surfaces for finishing
MSFFM2001 Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
MSFFM2002 Assemble furnishing components
MSFFM2003 Select and apply hardware
MSFFM2005 Join solid timber
MSFFM2006 Hand make timber joints
MSFFM2010 Set up and operate basic static machines
MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace
MSMSUP106 Work in a team
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Branded uniform shirt, safety glasses, gloves and ear protection will be supplied
  • Students must supply own safety boots and long pants
  • Students should bring their laptop they currently use for Secondary School to VET DSS classes

Pathways

  • Certificate III Cabinet making
  • Certificate III Furniture making

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Apprentice Cabinet Maker
  • Furniture Maker

Entry Requirements

NA