Short Courses

Furniture Making

This popular short course enables participants to use hand tools to construct a simple piece of furniture incorporating a range of basic furniture joints and fastenings. Melbourne Polytechnic's Furniture Making unit is the most comfortable thing to sign up to, today!

Course Code: SFM001

Fees: $770.00

No matter if you’re a complete beginner or someone with a little bit of woodworking knowledge, this satisfying and rewarding course will give you the confidence and knowledge to start making your own furniture.

Code

SFM001

Campuses

HEIDELBERG

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8615

Duration

10 weeks
Total Hours: 30

Course Outline

  • develop hand skills
  • identify a range of hand tools
  • use correctly and maintain in good condition a basic range of hand tools
  • construct a range of basic joints
  • use correctly and maintain in good condition a range of portable power tools and equipment
  • construct a simple piece of furniture incorporating a range of joints, fastening and finish ready for a clear lacquer

Course Outcomes

  • At the end of the course, participants will develop the skills and knowledge to correctly use a range of hand tools, construct a range of basic furniture joints and construct a simple piece of furniture.

Related Courses

BESPOKE FURNITURE MAKING

Fees

Fees:$770.00

No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies and if this changes in the future we'll wear the cost of changing it back.

Materials

You need to wear work clothing, protective equipment (work boots, safety eye protection and ear plugs). Please bring a pen and notebook.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience needed

Pathways to further study

Bespoke Furniture Making

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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