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Overview

International course:

Not available for international students.

Course code:

MSF30713

Start date(s):

Various dates throughout the year

Course length:

Part Time: 4 years

Campus:

Chadstone

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

You will learn to perform upholstery including dismantling and reassembling furniture and selecting, cutting, sewing and fitting fabric and leather upholstery materials.

When you complete the course, you will be creating new masterpieces and have the skills to return old furniture to its former glory.


Course structure

This accredited program is made up of 25 units that have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. Our qualified and experienced trainers offer personalised support to suit your needs.

If you have already completed one or more of these units before, these may be counted towards completion of this course.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

MSFGN2001

Make measurements and calculations

MSFGN3001

Read and interpret work documents

MSFGN3002

Estimate and cost job

MSFUP2001

Use upholstery sector hand and power tools

MSFUP2002

Fit upholstery components

MSFUP2004

Machine sew basic upholstery final cover materials

MSFUP2005

Develop cutting plan and cut single layer upholstery fabric

MSFUP2006

Dismantle and re-assemble furniture for upholstering

MSFUP3002

Fit and apply final cover materials to furniture using basic techniques

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

MSMWHS200

Work safely

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

MSFFF3006

Repair and touch up surfaces

MSFUP2003

Apply contemporary foundations to upholstered furniture

MSFUP3001

Apply traditional foundations to upholstered furniture

MSFUP3003

Fit and apply final cover materials to furniture using decorative techniques

MSFUP3004

Lay out patterns and cut leather

MSFUP3006

Fit and apply leather to furniture

MSFUP3007

Manufacture and fit loose covers

MSFUP3008

Apply finishing techniques to upholstered furniture

MSFUP3010

Cut, sew and fit skirts to upholstered furniture

MSFUP3011

Cut, sew and fit or fill cushions

MSTLG2002

Sew leather by machine


Entry requirements

Apprentices must have a Training Agreement in place with an employer.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the nationally accredited MSF30713 Certificate III in Upholstery.

PATHWAYS

Graduates can go onto study the: -
- Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
- Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Various positions in the upholstery industry.


How to apply

APPRENTICESHIP

A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.

A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.

Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

FOC

03 9209 5300

hws@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship

$1,598.00

Concession

$319.60

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Furniture and Upholstery Open Days

If you are curious about furniture making but not sure if it is right for you; or if you want to get the skills and industry experience to set your self up for an apprenticeship, a Certificate II might be the 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 working in the field is really like. By completing a pre-apprenticeship you'll also reduce the length of your apprenticeship. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and importance of each of the building trades. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

- , Thu, 24 Jan - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

Holmesglen�s certificate III in Upholstery, Auto and Marine Trimming and Furniture Finishing courses 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. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and benefits of each trade. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

- , Thu, 24 Jan - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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