This qualification will prepare you to work as a furniture finisher where you can gain work either in a modern field such as kitchens and commercial interiors, or in a more traditional environment such as restoration and preservation. A furniture finisher complements and provides the final ‘wow’ factor to a finished item of furniture. It is an important and integral part of the furnishing industry and there is a high demand for qualified and experienced furniture finishers.
Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification.
The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.
Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.
This qualification reflects vocational outcomes for those performing furniture finishing job roles in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Certificate III in Furniture Finishing
Skills covered include safety, handling dangerous goods/hazardous substances, communication, teamwork, power tools, measurements and calculations, interpreting plans and estimating/costing. 10 core units plus 13 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
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