Cabinet / Furniture Making Location
Building C Sunshine Campus
Apprenticeship Support Unit Sunshine Campus, Building C
Phone: +61 3 9919 7300
Personal Protective Equipment
You must use safety and other protective equipment required that is specific to your trade. Every student owes it to themselves, their family and Victoria Polytechnic to use and properly care for their personal protective equipment.
For the Cabinet / Furniture Making trades, the following is required:
- Safety Footwear / Boots - are compulsory and must be worn at all times. (Supplied by students)
- Protective Clothing - Overalls, workpants and shorts with ruler pocket in good condition must be worn. Shoulders must be covered at all times and singlets are NOT permitted.
- Eye Protection - must be worn when advised. (Supplied by students)
- Ear Protection - must be supplied and be worn when advised by staff or signage. (Supplied by students)
- Dust Masks - Must be worn, P1 or P2, when advised.
All buildings within Victoria Polytechnic are classified as NON SMOKING zones. Smoking is permitted only at scheduled break times. Please note that VU’s policy stipulates that there is to be no smoking within 10 metres of any doorway.
Start Time 8.00am
First break 9.45am till 10.00am
Lunch Break 12.30pm till 1.oopm
Afternoon Break 2.45pm till 3.00pm
Finish Time 4.00pm
To successfully complete the course, regular attendance is necessary.
Apprentices, your late arrival to class will result in your employer being notified by phone call; late return to classes from scheduled breaks will also result in your employer being notified by phone call.
Apprentices that are deemed missing from class but have been marked on attendance register will also have their employer notified that their apprentices are missing from class.
Attendance rolls/registers are marked 4 times per day
Program Fees and Charges
When you enrol in a course, re-enrol or change your enrolment, an invoice is generated with the amount you are required to pay. It is important for you to understand what fees are involved, and to ensure that your enrolment, fee and personal details are correct.
Eligible students enrolled in a VE/TAFE course who are not eligible for VET-FEE HELP, may be eligible to pay for their course fees via instalments.
This option is made available to students by a Payment Plan Option.
Click on the links below to access information regarding fees, VET-FEE HELP, payment plan option and refund rules.
Skills Recognition Online Tool
If you have worked for a period of time and feel confident that you can do a particular job, but don't have a formal qualification, then Skills Recognition (RPL) will benefit you.
A Skills Recognition online tool is available for this qaulification, which means that you can complete the process in your own time at your own pace. The online tool can be accessed here.
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Cabinet / Furniture Making Teacher
Phone +61 3 9919 8363
Mobile +61 401619627
Program Quick Guide
Enjoy a satisfying career as a furniture builder or cabinet-maker with a basic pre-apprenticeship course to prepare you for the MSF31113 - Certificate III in Cabinet-Making.
You will skill up to eventually work in a production environment, building free-standing furniture or built-in cabinets, or provide on-site assistance in installing furniture or cabinets.
To successfully achieve MSF20313 Certificate II in Furniture Making, students must complete a total of 13 units of competency:
- 5 Core Units;
- 8 Elective Units.
Information on these units can be found by clicking HERE, under 'Course structure'.
Workplace Health & Safety
Your health and wellbeing during your study with Victoria Polytechnic is of the highest importance to us. It is important that you are aware of health and safety when you are attending workshops or practical labs at Victoria Polytechnic and in the workplace. Victoria Polytechnic requires students in this course to complete an course induction including Health and Safety and you are required to adhere to the Victoria University Health and Safety policy and procedures whilst on any Victoria University or Polytechnic campus.
For more information click HERE.