Certificate II in Furniture Making
South West Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Sherwood Park||No||Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Furnishing Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge required to perform the manufacture of free-standing furniture or built-in cabinets, and provide on-site assistance in the installation of furniture or cabinets involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes. It reflects vocational outcomes for those performing the following roles: assistant cabinet maker; assistant installer of built-in cabinets; and production operator within a cabinet making enterprise.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Communicate in the workplace; Work in a team; Use furniture making sector hand and power tools; Make measurements and calculations. Electives: Work safely in the construction industry; Prepare surfaces for finishing; Apply surface coatings by spray gun; Assemble furnishing components; Select and apply hardware; Join solid timber; Hand make timber joints; Construct cane furniture; Prepare for cabinet installation; Apply competitive manufacturing practices; plus more.
About South West Institute of TAFESouth West TAFE have worked hard to be a leader in the region. Aside from delivering more courses, training more students and providing better facilities than any other vocational trainer in south-west Victoria, they are at the forefront of industry thinking.
Practical learning experiences are their trademark. Students enjoy access to simulated working environments, practical placements, state-of-the art technology and vital support services.
Since their establishment in 1984 they have matured into a multi-campus organisation with delivery sites in Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton. This thriving region covers 23,000 square kilometres and supports a population of 125,000 people. Workplace delivery extends outside of the regional borders, across the state of Victoria and beyond.
South West TAFE pride themselves on mixing 'the old with the new' by offering a blend of study modes including on-campus, off-campus, online and workplace. Being flexible has allowed them to grow. They now provide skills training for thousands of students every year. RTO code: 3120
Certificate IICourse code: MSF20313
- Flexible Delivery
- Full-time internal = 16 weeks
13 units: 5 core; 8 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Cabinetmakers make, repair or install furniture (both free-standing and fixed) using solid timber, flat-panel or timber-based products and a wide range of laminates and other materials.
Furniture polishers polish timber furniture and musical instruments by hand or machine to give them a protective and attractive finish. They also apply polyurethane-based finishes for flat panel products, such as kitchen doors and panels.
Timber and composite machinists set up, operate and maintain woodworking machines, which they use to cut, plane, shape and sand timber and composite materials to a required shape and size. Crafted timber and composite parts are then assembled to make a variety of furniture items and building components, such as tables, desks, chairs, beds, cabinets, boxes, window frames, veranda posts, balusters and flag poles.