MSFFF2012 - Prepare surfaces for finishing

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Unit code: MSFFF2012 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare a range of furniture surfaces for the application of surface coatings by hand or machine. 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:

  • prepare surfaces on at least 3 occasions, collectively including internal and curved surfaces and at least 2 of the following materials:
  • solid hardwood
  • solid softwood
  • MDF
  • veneered 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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