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Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways

MSF20516

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Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways – MSF20516

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Course Overview

Get exposure to the Furniture Making trade with the Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways.

You'll learn the skills that underpin a range of furniture making practices, including making timber joints, assembling components, and using hand and power tools.

This course will give you the foundational knowledge you need to land an Apprenticeship, Traineeship, or job in the Furniture Making Trade.

This course is delivered as a Pre-apprenticeship or as part of the VET in Schools program.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work as a Product Assembler in the Manufacturing industry.

Further Study

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

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Archer Street

3 Days a Week, Starts 1st July, 8am to 4.30pm / 2019

FT - Starts 29th Jan, 5 Days a week, 8am to 4.30pm ,PreApprentice /2020

FT - Starts 1st July, 5 Days a week, 8am to 4.30pm ,PreApprentice /2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

3 Days a Week, Starts 1st July, 8am to 4.30pm / 2019

FT - Starts 29th Jan, 5 Days a week, 8am to 4.30pm ,PreApprentice /2020

FT - Starts 1st July, 5 Days a week, 8am to 4.30pm ,PreApprentice /2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$1,378.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$275.00
3. Full Fee
$2,776.00
Course Materials
$451.00

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 2020 and may change without notice.

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 entry requirements for this training package.

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.
  • VETiS students will have their LL&N suitability confirmed by their VETiS coordinator and be selected through the school selection process
Core Units
MSFFP2001
Undertake a basic furniture making project
MSFFP2002
Develop a career plan for the furnishing industry
MSFGN2001
Make measurements and calculations
MSMENV272
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMPCI103
Demonstrate care and apply safe practices at work
Elective Units
MSFFM2001
Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
MSFFM2002
Assemble furnishing components
MSFFP2003
Prepare surfaces
MSFFP2005
Join furnishing materials
MSFFP2006
Make simple timber joints
MSFFP2007
Identify materials used in furnishing production
MSMSUP106
Work in a team

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration

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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.

You are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions.

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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