Federation University Australia

Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways - MSF20516

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

This qualification applies to a learning and assessment environment where access to structured on-the-job learning in a workplace may not be available. This qualification is only for institutional delivery.The qualification is intended for people interested in exposure to a furniture making or related working environment with a view to entering into employment in that area.This qualification delivers broad-based underpinning skills and knowledge in a range of furniture making tasks which will enhance the graduates\u2019 entry-level employment prospects for apprenticeships, traineeships or general employment in a furniture manufacturing environment or related workplace.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 12 units: 5 core
  • 7 elective


  • Identify materials suitable for kitchen or bathroom construction
  • Make measurements and calculations
  • Develop a career plan for the furnishing industry
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Apply domestic surface coatings
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Research and draw a basic kitchen or bathroom design
  • Make a simple upholstery product
  • Adapt to work in industry
  • Work in a team
  • Select and apply hardware
  • Demonstrate care and apply safe practices at work
  • Join furnishing materials
  • Assemble furnishing components
  • Make simple timber joints
  • Identify materials used in furnishing production
  • Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
  • Prepare surfaces
  • Undertake a basic furniture making project

Study information

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SMB (Ballarat) No
SMB (Ballarat) No

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