PDC86973 - Industrial Furnishing Processes PD Workshop

Duration Professional Development Course is 24 hours.
Study modeMixed Mode
Course codePDC86973


Workshop information: Rockhampton: Rockhampton State High School Buildings H & J. 8.00am – 5.00pm. Buildings H & J. Saturday 22/6/24 – Monday 24/6/24 or Tuesday 25/6/24 – Thursday 27/6/24 For further information and workshop dates please contact b.connolly@cqu.edu.au

The Furnishing Industry uses a wide range of material such as timber, metals, wood products, adhesives, hardware and surface finishes. This 3-day Workshop introduces some of the common materials and products used in a Senior Furnishing class. You will be introduced to the different hand tools and equipment used in a Furnishing classroom. You will be required to complete a number of joints used in a Senior Furnishing classroom and design & construct a cabinet. You will be provided with suggested techniques and practical skills that are helpful in the teaching a Furnishing class.

This 3-day residential school includes: Knowledge of furnishing designs and processes will be gained through working with hand skills and real world applications. Students will design, develop, adapt and evaluate projects utilising hands on skills.

Resources provided for participants: All consumables (i.e. materials necessary to undertake workshop activities).

This is a Professional Development Course which is awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Career Opportunities

Undertaking this Professional Development Course, enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the Professional Development Course , students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours Certificate of Completion.

Structure & Availability

Standard Professional Development Course


Professional Development Course is 24 hours.

  1. Plan and develop a series of design based activities for construction
  2. Understand the use, development and impact of design concepts through the construction of a series of design based activities
  3. Apply appropriate problem solving procedures to enact the construction of a designed product
  4. Investigate how to plan, sequence, implement and assess design application processes used in the production of projects incorporated in the senior year's of industrial technology and design teaching area
  5. Recognise and apply basic skills sequences and procedures using design processes required for teaching cabinet making technologies
  6. Critically evaluate specific applications of tools and equipment used in the manufacture of products for cabinet making
  7. Apply appropriate workplace health and safety and maintenance practices when engaging in design and manufacturing activities
  8. Communicate and work professionally in peer learning teams.


  • Practical course work (during the Workshop)
  • Practical Test Written Design Assessment


Teachers working in Queensland who need to upskill in the discipline. The workshop is limited to 4 students only.

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