This unit (MSFFM3011) of competency covers measuring and recording site layout details to provide an accurate basis for both manufacture and installation of furniture products.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and 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 skills: - identify the factors relevant to the measurements and drawings; - communicate effectively to enable accurate calculations, measurements and drawings; - accurately measure and record particulars for required sector sites and materials; - draw accurate, scaled plans and elevations relevant to the site using manual or computer-aided methods; - identify and communicate on measurements and dimensions which may impact on manufacture and/or installation; - use mathematical ideas and techniques to correctly complete measurements, calculate area and estimate material requirements; - communicate ideas and information to enable confirmation of work requirements and specifications and the reporting of work outcomes and problems, interpret basic plans and follow safety procedures, and; - minimise wastage of resources, including materials, time and money.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - furniture design and planning criteria; - drawing techniques, technologies and processes; - furniture installation methods, criteria and techniques; - measurement techniques and equipment/tools; - theory and practice of calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), and; - conventional signs and markings for plans and drawings.

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