This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry, windows and doors, and other components utilising a range of specialist machinery, and includes preparing and working from drawings and cutting lists. The skills include static and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine set up, operation maintenance and basic troubleshooting. There are three possible specialist streams embedded in this qualification: Stream 1 -- Flat Panel Machining; Stream 2 – Solid Timber Machining; Stream 3 – Machining Technician. Ian is a Wood Machinist. He has abilities to set up, operate and maintain woodworking machines such as planers, moulders, drilling machines, routers and saws. His set of skills and knowledge are shown below.

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Ian has the ability to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices. He can identify current resource use and environmental issues and complies with environmental regulations. Ian regularly finds opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

MSAPMOHS200A Work safely

Ian has the ability to identify Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards, and assess risk, as well as follow instructions and procedures in the workplace with minimal supervision. He is also capable of participating in and contributing to OHS management issues. Ian can follow procedures for risk control and emergency procedures, initiate suggestions to enhance task/job-specific safety, and apply knowledge of OHS legislation and the organisation OHS policies and procedures

MSAPMSUP102A Communicate in the workplace

Ian is capable of receiving, relaying and recording written and oral messages and providing relevant information in response to requests, within time lines. He can interpret messages, respond to information and complete workplace forms

MSAPMSUP106A Work in a team

Ian can carry out the organisation of team activities to fit in with the scheduling of work to meet operational guidelines. Ian is able to identify work activities, organise daily work plan and participate in a team

MSFFM2001 Use furniture making sector hand and power tools

Ian has the ability to use hand and power tools in applications relating to furniture making. He is able to identify hand and power tools, select and use hand and power tools, and clean up the work area and tools

MSFFM2010 Set up and operate basic static machines

Ian is capable of operating and maintaining basic static machines used for sawing, planing, sanding and drilling in the production of furniture. He is able to finalise operation and maintain equipment

MSFFM3009 Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings

Ian is capable of producing manual and computer-aided production drawings. He is able to identify object to be drawn; establish drawing criteria and limitations; quantify and draft initial drawing; and complete drawing

MSFFM3010 Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications

Ian is capable of reading plans and job specifications to prepare cutting lists and providing data for subsequent processing operations. Ian is able to read and interpret cutting lists

MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations

Ian is capable of taking measurements and making calculations for furnishing tasks undertaken in a variety of sites and locations. He can perform calculations, record measurements and calculations as required; recognise routine and non-routine problems

MSFGN3001 Read and interpret work documents

Ian is capable of interpreting work documents, including cutting lists, standards, drawings and specifications, to produce or repair furnishings and to install floor coverings, glass and other furnishing items. He can identify document type and purpose, read and interpret the document, plan own work sequence and maintain document files

MSFGN3002 Estimate and cost job

Ian is capable of estimating materials, labour and time requirements to establish costs for provision of furnishing services or products - in relation to a sector product for a single client or customer

MSFFF2001 Use furniture finishing sector hand and power tools

Ian has the ability to use hand and power tools in applications relating to furniture making. He is able to identify hand and power tools, select and use hand and power tools, and clean up the work area and tools

MSFFM2002 Assemble furnishing components

Ian is capable of assembling timber components to produce furniture frames or furniture. He can clean work area and maintain equipment

MSFFM2004 Apply sheet laminates by hand

Ian is capable of preparing, laying out, applying and finalising processes for applying sheet laminates by hand. He can prepare the work, apply fit and finish, finalise operation and maintain equipment

MSFFM2005 Join solid timber

Ian is capable of joining solid timber required for the manufacture of solid timber flat surfaces. He can prepare the work, lay out and prepare materials, join timber, finalise operation and maintain equipment

MSFFM2011 Apply manufactured board conversion techniques

Ian is capable of setting out and cutting manufactured board to produce component parts of flat panel furniture and manufactured board panel doors applying manufactured board conversion techniques. He is able to set up machines, apply conversion techniques, finalise operation and maintain equipment

MSFFM3008 Select timbers for furniture production

Ian is capable of selecting suitable timbers for use in production by applying knowledge of timber technology

MSFFM3012 Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining sawing machines using their full technical potential and capacities

MSFFM3013 Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining drilling machines using their full technical potential and capacities

MSFFM3014 Set up, operate and maintain joining machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining joining machines using their full potential and capacities in the production of furniture

MSFFM3015 Set up, operate and maintain planing and finishing machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining planing and finishing machines using their full potential and capacities in the production of furniture

MSFFM3016 Set up, operate and maintain multi-head planing and moulding machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining multi-head planing and moulding machines using their full potential and capacities in the production of furniture

MSFFM3017 Set up, operate and maintain routing and shaping machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining routing and shaping machines using their full potential and capacities in the production of furniture

MSFFM3018 Set up, operate and maintain mechanical wood-turning lathes

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining mechanical wood-turning lathes used in the production of furniture

MSFFM3019 Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining edge banding machines which use automated processes to apply and finish edge treatments

MSFFM3021 Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining CNC sizing machines to produce furniture or components

MSFFM3022 Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres

Ian is capable of setting up, operating and maintaining CNC machining and processing centres to produce furniture or components

MSFFM3023 Produce and maintain cutting tools

Ian is capable of selecting and machining materials to produce and maintain cutting tools used in woodworking machinery. He can set up machines, operate them, finalise operation and maintain equipment

MSFFM3024 Construct jigs and fixtures

Ian is capable of preparing and constructing jigs and fixtures to produce furniture components. He can identify the purpose of the jig or fixture; plan jig or fixture construction; collect materials and equipment; construct the jig or fixture; finalise operation and maintain equipment

TLID2003A Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

Ian has the ability to handle dangerous goods and hazardous substances, including identifying requirements for working with dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances; confirming site incident procedures; and selecting handling techniques