MSFFF2014 - Apply surface coatings by spray gun

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Unit code: MSFFF2014 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply surface coatings using a handheld spray gun. Workers with this competency complete routine tasks in the furniture finishing industry.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • select and apply surface coatings, including the adjustment of spray equipment to achieve required spray pattern, on at least 3 occasions so that the coatings are free of faults, with a consistent sheen, and meet workplace quality standards. At least 2 of the following surface types must be included:
  • solid timber
  • manufactured board
  • veneer board
  • metal.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.

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