Furniture Making

Furniture Making

Course Summary

Interested in a career in cabinet making, wood machining, polishing, upholstery or picture framing? VET Furniture Making will prepare students with a range of skills and knowledge to pursue these as a career or in further training in related industries. Students are strongly encouraged to undertake Structured Workplace Learning in the industry as part of the course.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VCAL: Hours credited towards VCAL Industry Skills Strand

VET: MSF20516 Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Learn how to select and apply hardware
  • Complete simple timber joints
  • Join materials used in furnishing
  • Undertake basic furniture-making project eg. wall side cabinet
  • Assemble furnishing components

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Project Fee $100

Unit 3 & 4

Project Fee $185

Learning Area Contact

Technology Learning Area Leader

Angela Lawson