MSFFM2017 - Hand make timber joints

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Unit code: MSFFM2017 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make timber joints using hand and portable power tools. Workers with this competency complete routine tasks in industries such as furniture and cabinet making.


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:

  • choose and make appropriate joints, including 4 different joint types and 2 types of adhesive, using only handheld tools while undertaking:
  • box construction
  • carcass construction
  • drawer construction
  • frame construction.

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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