The Certificate II in Furniture Making is designed for people wishing to enter the furniture and building trades.
Learn about industry safety, timber joints and construction in one of Victoria's leading furniture making workshops and graduate with the skills required to operate hand and power tools.
Job prospects for students who complete this course are excellent.
You will have the skills to find employment in the furniture, cabinet making, furniture design, wood machining, joinery, shopfitting and building industries.
Students who successfully complete this course and go on to find employment as apprentices may be provided with credit for some of the units completed in this course.
You’ll learn to build high-quality furniture in this practical pre-apprenticeship course (external link). We'll ensure you're ready to enter the trades industry by introducing you to a range of basic production skills including:
use of hand and power tools
making measurements and calculations
finishing and surface coating.
You’ll also learn about workplace safety and environmentally-sustainable work practices.
When you graduate from this course, you’ll have a broad understanding of the industry and be prepared to choose your career path. You’ll have the skills and knowledge to gain employment as an apprentice and undertake further study such as the Certificate III in Cabinet Making.