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  • MSF20313

Certificate II in Furniture Making

At a glance

At a glance

Gain entry-level skills in furniture making to kick start your career. Complete this course as a traineeship so you can work and train at the same time and take the next step towards an apprenticeship.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Trade Assistant
  • Furnishing Worker
  • Cabinet Making Apprentice
  • Furniture Making Apprentice
COURSE OUTCOME

MSF20313 Certificate II in Furniture Making

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Course overview

Course overview

Kick start your career in furniture making or cabinet making with this entry-level qualification. Complete this course as a traineeship so you can work and train at the same time and take the next step towards an apprenticeship.

A return to growth in housing construction in the next three years means cabinet makers will be in demand. The visual characteristics of timber products as well as environmental considerations of materials used will provide opportunities for kitchen and bathroom installation and other cabinet making work.

In this course you will learn to join solid timber, make timber joints and assemble furniture components for built-in cabinets such as those used in kitchens and bathrooms. You will also earn how to use hand and power tools, work as part of a team, and develop general construction skills in a full workplace simulated training environment.

This traineeship program provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to gain an apprenticeship or seek work in the kitchen and bathroom manufacturing and installation industry.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 8 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MSAPMSUP102A
Communicate in the workplace
MSAPMSUP106A
Work in a team
MSFGN2001
Make measurements and calculations
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSFFM2001
Use furniture making sector hand and power tools

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MSAPMOHS200A
Work safely
MSFFM2006
Hand make timber joints
MSFFM2002
Assemble furnishing components
MSFFF2004
Prepare surfaces for finishing
MSFFM2010
Set up and operate basic static machines
MSFFM2005
Join solid timber
MSFFM2011
Apply manufactured board conversion techniques
MSFFM3019
Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, long leather gloves to AS2161, hair protection, and disposable dust masks. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationary, a USB, a calculator, and tools/equipment including a folding metre ruler (carpenter) and a 5m tape measure.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland