Construct joints for custom furniture

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver LMFFM4006A, 'Construct joints for custom furniture'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan and prepare for work

1.1. Applicable legislative, OH&S and organisational requirements relevant to constructing joints for custom furniture are verified and complied with

1.2. Instructions, plans and/or design briefs are read and interpreted to identify furniture joint requirements

1.3. Tools, equipment and materials are selected and checked prior to use to ensure that they are appropriate for the work, serviceable and in a safe condition

1.4. Product purpose, furniture style and construction material are identified

1.5. Joints are identified and type of joint to be used is selected and adapted/designed as necessary

1.6. Tools, adhesives and fasteners are selected to match the joint type

1.7. Quality checking procedures are developed and documented for each step in the joint construction process

2. Make joint

2.1. Cutting and joining lines are marked out to suit joint type

2.2. Measurements and calculations are checked for accuracy to ensure quality outcomes

2.3. Timber features are identified and optimal usage criteria are observed

2.4. Timber is cut to specification, inspected and prepared for joining

2.5. Timber is joined in accordance with the job specifications

2.6. Fasteners and adhesives are used to make joints firm where required

2.7. Finished joint is checked against quality requirements

3. Complete housekeeping

3.1. Unused materials are stored or recycled as required

3.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned and stored appropriately

3.3. Faulty and/or defective equipment is tagged and reported in accordance with workplace practices

3.4. Work area is cleaned and rubbish disposed of appropriately

3.5. Workplace documentation and/or reports are completed

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFFM4006A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF60308 - Advanced Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology
  • LMF40308 - Certificate IV in Musical Instrument Making and Repair
  • LMF50508 - Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology
  • LMF40508 - Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology