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Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

MSF30113
Average Course Fee: $4000
Average Duration: Not available

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform a wide range of tasks associated with the preparation of surfaces and applying stains, coatings and finishes to furniture in manufacture or repair. Participation in teams, including group or team coordination, may be required.

A specialisation in French polishing can be recognised in this qualification where the following elective units are achieved:

MSFFF2003 Remove surface coatings

MSFFF2004 Prepare surfaces for finishing

MSFFF2007 Apply stains, fillers and bleach

MSFFF2008 Apply surface coatings by hand

MSFFF3001 Match and make up colours

MSFFF3007 Apply graining and decorative finishes

MSFFF3008 Apply traditional French polishing techniques

Where this specialisation is achieved, RTOs should identify this as follows:

MSF30113 Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

(specialising in French Polishing)

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate III in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies'

84.7%

Satisfied with the training
67.3%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Furniture Finisher ( ANZSCO code 394211)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
5,600 persons were employed as Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be equal to or less than 5,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers in 2014 are: $852. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

To be awarded the MSF30113 Certificate III in Furniture Finishing, competency must be achieved in twenty-three (23) units of competency.

ten (10) core units of competency

thirteen (13) elective units of competency.

Note: Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisites and must be considered in the total number of units. Please refer to individual units for details.

CORE UNITS

Complete all ten (10) units from this list.

Unit code

Unit title

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMWHS200

Work safely

MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

MSFFF2001

Use furniture finishing sector hand and power tools

MSFFF2002

Dismantle and re-assemble furniture

MSFGN2001

Make measurements and calculations

MSFGN3001

Read and interpret work documents

MSFGN3002

Estimate and cost job

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

ELECTIVE UNITS

Select thirteen (13) units from Groups A, B and C as specified below.

Group A

Select a minimum of eight (8) units from Group A.

Unit code

Unit title

MSFFF2003

Remove surface coatings

MSFFF2004

Prepare surfaces for finishing

MSFFF2005

Maintain spray equipment and booth

MSFFF2006

Apply surface coatings by spray gun

MSFFF2007

Apply stains, fillers and bleach

MSFFF3001

Match and make up colours

MSFFF3003

Apply plural component coatings

MSFFF3004

Apply soft rubber techniques

MSFFF3006

Repair and touch up surfaces

Group B

Select at least one (1) unit from Group B.

Unit code

Unit title

MSFFF2008

Apply surface coatings by hand

MSFFF3002

Set up, operate and maintain mechanical coatings systems

MSFFF3005

Enhance finishes

MSFFF3007

Apply graining and decorative finishes

MSFFF3008

Apply traditional French polishing techniques

MSFFF3009

Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) coating systems

Group C

Up to four (4) relevant units may be chosen from units not already selected from Groups A and B, or units available in this Training Package or other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses. Units must be aligned at Certificate II level (maximum 1 unit), Certificate III level (maximum 4 units) or Certificate IV level (maximum 1 unit).

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses via Group C must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

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The following occupations relate to this qualification.

Furniture Finisher
The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

Furniture
Home Furnishing
Manufacturing



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Student outcomes for similar courses

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate III in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies'

52.2%

Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
51.2 %

Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
Technicians and Trades Workers
43.3%
Technicians and Trades Workers
Machinery Operators and Drivers
24%
Machinery Operators and Drivers
Labourers
17.8%
Labourers
Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
(includes those employed prior to training)

$47,600

$42,900


Destination
after training
This
course
Similar
courses
All Certificate III courses
Employed or in further study after training (%) - 86.9 85.2
Employment outcomes:
Employed (%)
Full-time (%)
Part-time (%)
 
-
-
-
 
83.1
71.9
10.9
 
77.3
46.1
30.9
Further study outcomes:
Enrolled at University (%)
Enrolled at TAFE (%)
Enrolled at Other provider (%)
 
-
-
-
 
2.4
6.1
11
 
5
9.8
13.8
Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.7 86.1
Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 67.3 70.9
Received personal benefits from training (%) - 85.4 90.2
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82.4 83.6
Recommend the training to other (%) - 88.6 90.5

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Certificate III courses
Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 47 600 42 900
Top Occupations (%):
Technicians and Trades Workers
Machinery Operators and Drivers
Labourers
 
 
43.3
24
17.8
 
27.4
26
13.1
Top Industries (%):
Construction
Manufacturing
Transport, Postal and Warehousing
 
 
25.7
16.7
14.8
 
21
17.1
8.9

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Certificate III courses
Employed after training (%) - 90.8 89.8
Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 49 000 46 100
Enrolled in further study (%) - 19.2 27
Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.1 85.8
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.1 86.8

Employment
status
This
course
Similar
courses
All Certificate III courses
Employed after training (%) - 52.2 50.3
Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 42 400 40 000
Enrolled in further study (%) - 19.4 31.7
Satisfied with the training (%) - 85.6 86.1
Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 68.7 76.9

Please Note:
All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
* The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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Construction
25.7
Construction
Manufacturing
16.7
Manufacturing
Transport, Postal and Warehousing
14.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing
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Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".