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Certificate II in Furniture Making

MSF20313

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Certificate II in Furniture Making – MSF20313

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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Furniture Making is a recognised qualification to become an Assistant Cabinet Maker.

Learn a range of techniques for preparing materials and constructing different types of furniture, and increase your chances of landing an Apprenticeship or dream job.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Furnishing industry as an:

  • Assistant Cabinet Maker
  • Furniture Maker

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making.

Course Dates & Times

Seymour - Wallis Street

Pre Apprenticeship - 3 Days a Week- Wed, Thu, Fri- 9am to 3.30pm - Sem 2 / 2019

Pre Apprenticeship-Start 26 Feb-3 Days/Week-Wed to Fri - 9am to 3.30pm-Sem1/2020

Pre Apprenticeship-Start 27 Jul-3 Days/Week-Wed to Fri - 9am to 3.30pm-Sem2/2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$1,312.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$264.00
3. Full Fee
$2,460.00
Course Materials
$400.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Training package entry requirements
There are no Training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider (australianapprenticeships.gov.au) with your employer to organise your apprenticeship/traineeship contract prior to applying for this course
  • Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement
Core Units
MSFFM2001
Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
MSFGN2001
Make measurements and calculations
MSMENV272
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMSUP102
Communicate in the workplace
MSMSUP106
Work in a team
Elective Units
CPCCOHS1001A
Work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
MSFFF2004
Prepare surfaces for finishing
MSFFF2006
Apply surface coatings by spray gun
MSFFM2002
Assemble furnishing components
MSFFM2003
Select and apply hardware
MSFFM2005
Join solid timber
MSFFM2006
Hand make timber joints
MSFFM2007
Follow plans to assemble production furniture
MSFFM2010
Set up and operate basic static machines
MSFFM2011
Apply manufactured board conversion techniques
MSFFM3002
Construct furniture using leg and rail method
MSMWHS200
Work safely

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge Tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration

Rob Freeman

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students will undertake simulated workplace experience within the GOTAFE workshop on campus.

Attendance at all classes is highly recommended.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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