Certificate II in Furniture Finishing

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This qualification is part of the Furnishing Industry Training Package. It is designed for students who want to acquire the skills and knowledge to work in the furniture finishing sector of the furnishing industry.

You will learn how:

  • prepare surfaces
  • mix and apply stains
  • apply finishing material by hand and spray gun,
  • restore furnishing items,
  • Operate a range of furniture finishing equipment.
  • occupational health and safety,
  • communications skills
  • costing

Course essentials

Open for Mid-year entry

Direct applications close on 11 July 2014. Apply direct to VU.

Note that campus locations may offer different options (e.g. study mode, fee type.)

Already a VU student?

You can transfer into this course through our internal transfer process.

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Process Worker (Furniture Industry)

Course objectives

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working at entry level in the furniture industry, who undertake a prescribed range of tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge, in a defined context working under supervision.

Units and electives

Thirteen (13) units are required to complete this qualification.

8 core units of study 5 elective units of study

Core units of Study

Elective units of Study

What's a unit?

A unit or 'subject' is the actual class you'll attend in the process of completing a course.

Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take, and optional 'elective' units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.

Admission information

  • All students are interviewed for selection. Language, literacy and numeracy skills that are equivalent to Level 2 of the Australian Core Skill Framework are required.

How to apply for this course

Apply direct to VU

Direct applications close on 11 July 2014.

Before applying:

Note that campus locations may offer different options (e.g. study mode, fee type). You may wish to review:

  • The course index to confirm the study options available at each location.
  • Advice to applicants which provides information about how to apply for your course and what happens when you submit your application.

Also consider whether you wish to apply for:

  • Special consideration: For people with specific life circumstances, you can request these be taken into consideration when assessing your course application.
  • Extra credit for past skills and study (this is known as 'Advanced standing').

When you're ready:

  1. Complete the direct entry application form.
  2. Check the list of supplementary forms to see if your course requires any extra forms to be completed.

After you apply:

It is important that you check emails from us (remember to also look in the Spam folder) and complete any requests for information by the given dates, otherwise your application may not be considered.

Transferring between VU courses

Want to swap into this course from another VU course? Apply by completing the direct entry application form and any supplementary forms (if needed).

Remember it’s best to be accepted into your new course before withdrawing from your current course.

You can also contact us directly:

  • Ring us on +61 3 9919 6100
  • Find answers and ask questions at GOTOVU

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