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.