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Certificate II in Furniture Making (Pre-Apprenticeship)(LMF20309)

Campus: Sherwood Park
Study Area: Trades & Licensing
Mode & Length: Part Time (2 years, one day per week)
Commencement Date: Rolling enrolments
Application: Direct Entry

  • Open Day
  • Warrnambool Campus: Wednesday, 8th October
    Portland & Hamilton Campus: Thursday, 9th October

  • Course Description
  • If you are considering a career in the furniture or building trades, this course is likely to appeal to you. It will allow you to become skilled in the use of hand and power tools, while teaching you about safety, timber joints and construction, assembly and the operation of woodworking. One of the primary advantages of this course is that the skills it teaches can be broadly applied to anything from furniture making to kitchen cabinetry. Another great thing about this course is that it provides an excellent pathway to higher-level qualifications.

  • Career Opportunities
    • Cabinet Making Apprenticeship
    • Furniture Making Apprenticeship

    • Employability Skills
    • Employability skills are the skills required to gain employment, progress a career, achieve personal potential and succeed in the workplace. Employability skills cover communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology. A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from http:/employabilityskills.training.com.au

    • Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
    • This course is a pathway to an apprenticeship within the building industry.

    • Training Facilities
    • The facilities are state of the art technology and equipment, and purpose-built workshops that provide hands-on training for students; the perfect ingredient for trade-based learning.

    • Application and Entry Requirements
    • This course is available via Direct Entry.
      Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
      Entry Requirements for this course include;

      • All students must be at least 15 years of age by 28 April.

    • Skills Recognition
    • Skills Recognition is an assessment process that acknowledges that a person has satisfied the requirements of a module (subject) or unit of competency either through previous study (credit transfer) or through work or life experience (recognition of prior learning).

      You can undertake a recognition assessment for individual units in most courses offered through South West TAFE. The process requires you to be able to provide evidence of competence. For information on how to apply and costs read our RPL Procedure available at www. swtafe.vic.edu.au/RPL or contact the Customer Service Centre.

    • Credits & Exemptions
    • South West TAFE undertakes the granting of status or credit to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency, they have completed or it has been assessed and deemed equivalent, at South West TAFE or another institution or training organisation.

    • Victorian Training Guarantee
    • The Victorian Training Guarantee is making TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. For every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE, the Victorian Training Guarantee will provide funding to support that training.
      Eligibility for access to a Victorian Training Guarantee government supported place will depend on certain factors such as citizenship, age and prior educational history. Please speak with your Course Coordinator or the Customer Service Centre to determine your eligibility.

    • Enrolment Process
    • Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
      An enrolment form is available from the Customer Service Centre or Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed your enrolment form, take it plus proof of identification (preferably photo id such as a passport or driver’s licence),payment, and any concession card to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses to complete the enrolment process.Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

    • Fees and Charges
    • For information regarding 2014 course costs please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911.

    • Student Support
    • When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.

      Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:

      • Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
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      • Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways & Campus Tours
      • The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
      • Numeracy and Literacy support is available to students through the Centre for Education and Early Childhood Development via the Literacy/Numeracy Coordinator.

Certificate II in Furniture Making (Pre-Apprenticeship)(LMF20309)

Campus: Sherwood Park
Study Area: Trades & Licensing
Mode & Length: Part Time (2 years, one day per week)
Commencement Date: Rolling enrolments
Application: Direct Entry
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  • Open Day
  • Warrnambool Campus: Wednesday, 8th October
    Portland & Hamilton Campus: Thursday, 9th October

  • Course Description
  • If you are considering a career in the furniture or building trades, this course is likely to appeal to you. It will allow you to become skilled in the use of hand and power tools, while teaching you about safety, timber joints and construction, assembly and the operation of woodworking. One of the primary advantages of this course is that the skills it teaches can be broadly applied to anything from furniture making to kitchen cabinetry. Another great thing about this course is that it provides an excellent pathway to higher-level qualifications.

  • Career Opportunities
    • Cabinet Making Apprenticeship
    • Furniture Making Apprenticeship

    • Employability Skills
    • Employability skills are the skills required to gain employment, progress a career, achieve personal potential and succeed in the workplace. Employability skills cover communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology. A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from http:/employabilityskills.training.com.au

    • Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
    • This course is a pathway to an apprenticeship within the building industry.

    • Training Facilities
    • The facilities are state of the art technology and equipment, and purpose-built workshops that provide hands-on training for students; the perfect ingredient for trade-based learning.

    • Application and Entry Requirements
    • This course is available via Direct Entry.
      Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
      Entry Requirements for this course include;

      • All students must be at least 15 years of age by 28 April.

    • Skills Recognition
    • Skills Recognition is an assessment process that acknowledges that a person has satisfied the requirements of a module (subject) or unit of competency either through previous study (credit transfer) or through work or life experience (recognition of prior learning).

      You can undertake a recognition assessment for individual units in most courses offered through South West TAFE. The process requires you to be able to provide evidence of competence. For information on how to apply and costs read our RPL Procedure available at www. swtafe.vic.edu.au/RPL or contact the Customer Service Centre.

    • Credits & Exemptions
    • South West TAFE undertakes the granting of status or credit to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency, they have completed or it has been assessed and deemed equivalent, at South West TAFE or another institution or training organisation.

    • Victorian Training Guarantee
    • The Victorian Training Guarantee is making TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. For every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE, the Victorian Training Guarantee will provide funding to support that training.
      Eligibility for access to a Victorian Training Guarantee government supported place will depend on certain factors such as citizenship, age and prior educational history. Please speak with your Course Coordinator or the Customer Service Centre to determine your eligibility.

    • Enrolment Process
    • Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
      An enrolment form is available from the Customer Service Centre or Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed your enrolment form, take it plus proof of identification (preferably photo id such as a passport or driver’s licence),payment, and any concession card to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses to complete the enrolment process.Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

    • Fees and Charges
    • For information regarding 2014 course costs please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911.

    • Student Support
    • When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.

      Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:

      • Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
      • <
      • Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways & Campus Tours
      • The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
      • Numeracy and Literacy support is available to students through the Centre for Education and Early Childhood Development via the Literacy/Numeracy Coordinator.