Important Information

This scored VCE VET course is designed to introduce students to the theoriesand practices necessary to enhance future study and employment in the furnishing industry.

Delivery Cost and Details

Note: this is subject to change

Materials Charges and timetabling information for this course are to be confirmed this year. 

Proposed timetable: Chisholm Dandenong or Frankston Wednesdays 1:00pm – 6:00pm

At the time of publication, VETiS Materials Charges have not been determined. A materials fee of $152 will be required to be paid on course counselling day. Once materials fees are known, parents will either be reimbursed if overcharged or invoiced for outstanding fees.

Possible Career/Further Study Pathways

Completion of this course may lead to apprenticeship courses in Cabinet making, Wood machining, Upholstery and Furniture finishing (polishing).

Work Placement Requirements

80 hours recommended but not mandatory.

Special comments about delivery of the program

Equipment/PPE= Sleeveless overalls (beige), long or short sleeved shirt under overalls, safety work boots, ear muffs (AS/NZS 1269.3 class 5+, safety glasses AS/NZS 1337) Students with long hair must restrain the hair with a suitable tie.

The aims of the program are to provide students with the knowledge and skills to achieve units of competence that will enhance their employment prospects in the furnishing industry. Students are required to purchase the correct clothing and equipment.

For VCE students, a study score is available (allowing students to count this subject in their primary four subjects for the purposes of ATAR calculation). This study score can contribute directly to the primary four or as a fifth or sixth study.