MSFFM2014 - Select and apply hardware

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Unit code: MSFFM2014 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and apply hardware to new or refurbished furniture or cabinetry. Furniture may be made from any material and may be freestanding or fitted, including kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. Workers with this competency follow established procedures in timber technology industries such as cabinet and furniture 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:

  • select and apply 6 different items of hardware to cabinetry or other furniture items, including at least 3 of the following:
  • basket and lift systems
  • hinges
  • handles
  • drawer-runners
  • metal drawer systems
  • sliding rail systems
  • rotating or slide-out storage systems.

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.

As part of a course

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