Certificate in Furniture Making

Disclaimer: NAFA has put in place precautionary measures to safeguard our community against the COVID-19. Registered participants will be informed should there be any changes to the schedule. Selected courses might be conducted online.

Introduction

This course teaches learners safe machine and tool handling techniques, as well as wood working methods for the construction of (i) a table shelf and (ii) an ergonomically designed stool for offices and homes.  Participants will learn wood working skills such as measuring and marking, cutting, veneering, assembly and finishing.  They will have the opportunity to acquire these skills in a fully equipped woodworking workshop.

Terms and Conditions

Learners will be presented with a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Class Schedule*

January 2022 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Every Tuesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Every Thursday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

July 2022 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Every Tuesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Every Thursday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

*Note

  • Classes are held once a week.
  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.

Module 1 - DIY Lifestyle Object (8 sessions x 3 hours)

Learners will be introduced to the techniques of basic wood cutting, construction and finishing. They will be taught safety procedures when handling tools and machinery, and familiarisation of woodworking tools such as drills, power tools and accessible accessories. Using the skills acquired, learners will construct a functional table shelf.

Module Content
  • Safety procedures when handling tools and machinery
  • Technical drawing: measuring and marking out on wood
  • Techniques of cutting and pre-construction
  • Construction and joinery
  • Assembly
  • Finishing and sanding

Module 2 - Stool Making (8 sessions x 3 hours)

Learners will construct an ergonomically designed stool. They will be taught relevant safety procedures when handling more advance tools and machinery. They will also be familiarised with woodworking tools such as drills, power tools and accessible accessories related to the construction of stools. Learners will acquire skills of cutting, tapering, shaping, veneering as well as varied techniques of stool finishing and sanding.

Module Content
  • Safety procedures when handling tools and machinery related to construction of stools
  • Ergonomics of stool design and measurement
  • Techniques of cutting, tapering and shaping of legs
  • Construction and joinery
  • Assembly
  • Finishing and sanding

Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Course Fees

  Fees
Certificate in Furniture Making S$1,150.00

Other Fees

Application Fee S$48.00
Material Fee S$180

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs^.

Subsidies

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal before the course commencement date Course fee^ will be refunded after deduction of S$107.00 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after course commencement date
No refund will be given.
^Application fees and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Centre for Lifelong Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed once the course has commenced.
  • No transfer of course upon application.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.
July 2022 Intake [APPLICATION CLOSED]

Study Period: 4 July - 30 October 2022

The next intake of Certificate courses will be Commencing January 2023 and application opens in November 2022.

Please subscribe to our mailing list here to be notified of application updates.

Do visit https://www.nafa.edu.sg/courses/part-time/short-courses for other Short Courses that we offer.

For enquiries, please email or call CLE at: [email protected] | 6512 1388

Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.

MORE RELATED COURSES

Make an Enquiry

Tel: 6512 1388

Please write to us at:
[email protected]