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Whether you want to work as a furniture maker, upholster, machinist, designer or even a shopfitter, gaining a qualification by doing is your first step into a career. You may want to learn how to restore vintage furniture, practice polishing, as well as waxing, staining and shellacking techniques. Or study upholstery and learn how to repair, recover and replace furniture materials using both traditional and modern techniques.
 

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If you are curious about furniture making or if you want to get the skills and industry experience to set yourself up for an apprenticeship, a Certificate II is a great first step. A pre-apprenticeship program is designed to teach you the basic skills required by industry. You'll get a taste of what the apprenticeship will involve as well as what it's like working in the field. By completing a pre-apprenticeship you'll also reduce the length of your apprenticeship. Join us for a presentation highlighting the unique elements and importance of each of the building trades and view our workshop areas online. Remote learning options may be available. Please enquire if your course is available for remote learning.

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Certificate III in Upholstery, Auto and Marine Trimming and Furniture Finishing courses at Holmesglen give students a comprehensive training in all practical and theoretical aspects. Whether you seek an apprenticeship, or you want to gain skills through our on campus programs not requiring an employer, join us for an introduction and develop a taste for our programs. Our presentation will highlight the unique elements and benefits of each trade.

This session covers information on pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and non-apprenticeships only and is targeted at those looking for a hands-on and practical trades course. Remote learning options may be available. Please enquire if your course is available for remote learning.

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Certificate II in Furniture Making

MSF20313

Pre-apprenticeship

FREE TAFE COURSE

The Certificate II in Furniture is a pre-apprenticeship course which will give you foundational skills and knowledge in cabinet and furniture making.

Duration: Full time 5 months
Intakes: February, July
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate II in Furniture is a pre-apprenticeship course which will give you foundational skills and knowledge in cabinet and furniture making.

Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

AUR32316

Apprenticeship

This Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology provides comprehensive apprenticeship training in vehicle and marine trimming. You will learn to make, install, repair, replace or modify the seats, upholstery, linings (roof and door linings), interior trim and floor coverings of a vehicle.

Duration: Part time 3 years
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone

This Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology provides comprehensive apprenticeship training in vehicle and marine trimming. You will learn to make, install, repair, replace or modify the seats, upholstery, linings (roof and door linings), interior trim and floor coverings of a vehicle.

Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

AUR32316

Non-apprenticeship

This Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology provides comprehensive training in vehicle and marine trimming. You will learn to make, install, repair, replace or modify the seats, upholstery, linings (roof and door linings), interior trim and floor coverings of a vehicle.

Duration: Part time 3 years
Intakes: February, April
Campus: Chadstone

This Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology provides comprehensive training in vehicle and marine trimming. You will learn to make, install, repair, replace or modify the seats, upholstery, linings (roof and door linings), interior trim and floor coverings of a vehicle.

Certificate III in Cabinet Making

MSF31113

(Kitchen and Bathroom) Apprenticeship

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making MSF31113 (kitchen and bathroom stream) will give you a range of skills and knowledge in the kitchen, bathroom, installation, and furniture making for the manufacture of furniture and cabinetry products.

Duration: Full time 3 Years
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making MSF31113 (kitchen and bathroom stream) will give you a range of skills and knowledge in the kitchen, bathroom, installation, and furniture making for the manufacture of furniture and cabinetry products.

Certificate III in Cabinet Making

MSF31113

Furniture

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making (furniture pathway) will give you a range of skills and knowledge in kitchen, bathroom, installation and furniture making for the manufacture of furniture and cabinetry products.

Duration: Full time 1 year
Intakes: September, February, July
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making (furniture pathway) will give you a range of skills and knowledge in kitchen, bathroom, installation and furniture making for the manufacture of furniture and cabinetry products.

Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

MSF30113

Apprenticeship

The Certificate III in Furniture Finishing provides comprehensive training in furniture finishing. You will learn to prepare surfaces, apply stains and finishes, restore furniture and operate finishing equipment.

Duration: Part time 4 years
Intakes: February
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Furniture Finishing provides comprehensive training in furniture finishing. You will learn to prepare surfaces, apply stains and finishes, restore furniture and operate finishing equipment.

Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

MSF30313

Apprenticeship

The Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining will give you the skills and knowledge to perform machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry, joinery, windows and doors, and moulded products.

Duration: Part time 3 years
Intakes: September, November, February
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining will give you the skills and knowledge to perform machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry, joinery, windows and doors, and moulded products.

Certificate III in Upholstery

MSF30713

Production stream - apprenticeship

The Certificate III in Upholstery provides comprehensive traditional upholstery training for apprentices in all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.

Duration: Full time 4 years
Intakes: February
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Upholstery provides comprehensive traditional upholstery training for apprentices in all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.

Certificate III in Upholstery

MSF30713

Traditional stream - apprenticeship

The Certificate III in Upholstery provides comprehensive traditional upholstery training for apprentices in all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.

Duration: Part time 4 years
Intakes: Various dates throughout the year
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Upholstery provides comprehensive traditional upholstery training for apprentices in all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.

Certificate III in Upholstery

MSF30713

Traditional stream - non-apprenticeship

The Certificate III in Upholstery will give you the skills to create new furniture masterpieces and return old furniture to its former glory.

Duration: Part time 3 years
Intakes: February, April
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate III in Upholstery will give you the skills to create new furniture masterpieces and return old furniture to its former glory.

Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology

MSF40213

The Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology will provide you with skills in designing furniture and applying those designs into a finished furniture product.

Duration: Full time 12 months
Intakes: September, February, July
Campus: Chadstone

The Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology will provide you with skills in designing furniture and applying those designs into a finished furniture product.

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  • Awards Festival 2020
    Outstanding Apprentice finalist
    Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology student - Jessica Sutton
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  • Awards Festival 2020
    Outstanding Apprentice finalist
    Certificate III in Cabinet Making student - Kira Van Druten
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  • Turning inspirations into reality
    Our students are seeing their designs become creations while in the workshop.
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