Furniture Maker

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Areas Of Interest:   Furniture & Interiors
Certificate Level:  Certificate III
Certificate Name:  Certificate III in Furniture Making
Certificate Description:  Employees construct and join pieces of freestanding furniture.
Code:  MSF30213
Work Type:  Creative & Artistic Practical & Manual

Skills & Knowledge you will learn

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Work safely
Communicate in the workplace
Work in a team
Prepare surfaces for finishing
Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
Assemble furnishing components
Hand make timber joints
Set up, operate and maintain basic static machines
Apply manufactured board conversion techniques
Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
Make measurements and calculations
Read and interpret work documents
Estimate and cost job
Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
Produce angled and curved furniture using solid timber
Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications
Construct chair and couch frames
Select and apply hardware
Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres
Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines
Set up, operate and maintain planing and finishing machines
Construct jigs and fixtures
Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture
Select timbers for furniture production
Construct furniture using leg and rail method
Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines