Furniture Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Furniture 201

A multi-level course overseen by the ITO’s Competenz and BCITO. The emphasis is on practical skills leading to quality indoor or outdoor furniture products. Credits are obtained by studying related theory units supplied by the ITO’s. Expect to gain 18 credits. 

Optional Standards include:
US 24351 Fixed Machinery (6 credits)
US 25536 Use a Bandsaw (3 credits)
US 20047 Use a Wood Lathe (4 credits)
US 18918 Construct a Carcass (6 credits)
US 12932 Construct Garden Furniture (8 credits)
US 18918 Construct a Cupboard (6 credits)


Furniture Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$65 for take home projects, more by negotiation on individual projects. Students can reduce costs by supplying their own materials. (A typical piece of furniture will cost around $100 in materials).

Recommended Prior Learning

Achieved at least 9 credits in Furniture Making 101, or with HOD approval. 

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2220 v4 Set and operate a single boring machine to bore holes in furniture components
U.S. 24354 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment
U.S. 25921 v3 Make a cupboard with a drawer as a BCATS project
A.S. 91344 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20 - Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista Automotive Industry: Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication Engineering: Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Roofer, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter Armed Forces: Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Automotive Mechanic, Bicycle Mechanic, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic), Biotechnologist, Boiler Attendant, Brewer, Butcher, Cabinet Maker, Chemical Engineer, Chemical Production Operator, Chemist, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtspers


Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.