• Course Code
  • MSF20313
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 20 weeks (3 days per week)
  • Starting Date
  • February 2019
  • Location
  • Yallourn
  • Bairnsdale
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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Furniture Making Pre-apprenticeship Course provides learners with the basic skills in the cabinet/furniture making industry. This course will give you the skills you need for entry-level employment as a cabinet maker. You'll get experience across a range of activities such as using power tools, prepare  and maintenance of hand tools and static machinery used in the furniture making industry . It's also a stepping stone to gaining an apprenticeship and trade accreditation which will give you even more career choices.

Learners will also partake in communication, teamwork, planning and organisational skills and self management in preparation for employment.

This qualification is designed to provide a head start on finding employment or an apprenticeship in the Cabinet making and Joinery Industry.


3 days per week Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 8.00am to 4.30pm.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II In Furniture Making.

Career Opportunities

  • Apprentice Cabinet Maker
  • Apprentice Furniture Maker

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Course Units
MSFFM3002 Construct furniture using leg and rail method
MSMWHS200 Work safely
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
MSFFF2004 Prepare surfaces for finishing
MSFFM2001 Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
MSFFM2002 Assemble furnishing components
MSFFM2003 Select and apply hardware
MSFFM2005 Join solid timber
MSFFM2006 Hand make timber joints
MSFFM2010 Set up and operate basic static machines
MSFFM3001 Construct chair and couch frames
MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace
MSMSUP106 Work in a team
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


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