Recent Scheme of Work on Upholstery

Syllabus for Senior Secondary

FIRST TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Introduction To Upholstery
Topic:
1. Definition of Upholstery
2. History of Upholstery
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of Upholstery
1. Definition of Upholstery
2. Characteristics of Upholstery workshops
3. Characteristics of Upholstery articles
4. Description of an upholstery article.

2. History of Upholstery
1. Origin of Upholstery
2. Early upholsterers
3. Upholstery styles
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: Safety in Upholstery Machine Operations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Safety in the upholstery machine shop and environment.
2. Specific machines' safety precautions.
3. Appropriate use of safety devices.
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: Accident Management
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of Accident.
2. Causes of accidents.
3. Methods of handling accident.
4. Accident reduction
WEEK 3

Theme: Introduction To Upholstery
Topic: Careers in Upholstery
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Special areas in upholstery:
(a) Designers
(B) Pattern makers
(C) Cutters
(d) Stuffers/paddlers
(e) Tackers
(f) Tailors
(g) Finishers
WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: Safe Storage of materials in Upholstery Workshop
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Methods of storage of various materials, tools and equipment.
WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: Fire Management
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of fire.
2. Types of fire
3. Sources of fire e.g. electrical fault, inflammable materials, unsafe work habits etc.
4. Fire equipment e.g. sand buckets; water hose, fire extinguishers etc.
5. Methods of handling fire occurrence.
WEEK 4

Theme: Introduction To Upholstery
Topic: Job Opportunities in Upholstery
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of job opportunities :
a. Self - employment
b. Industries
c. Do it yourself
2. Requirement for a given job opportunities
WEEK 4

Theme: Maintenance And Repair Of Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Meaning and Importance of Maintenance and Repair of Tools and Machines
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of maintenance and repair.
2. The general importance of maintenance and repair.
WEEK 4

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: First Aid
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of first aid.
2. First aid equipment.
3. First aid activities e.g. artificial respiration.
4. Administration of first aid.
WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: Safety Rules, Regulations and Precautions
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Safety rules e.g. pertaining to clothing, habit, hand tools etc.
2. Carrying, storing and using hand tools.
WEEK 5

Theme: Maintenance And Repair Of Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Meaning and Importance of Maintenance and Repair of Tools and Machines (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of maintenance and repair.
2. The general importance of maintenance and repair.
WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Introduction to Industrial Machines
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Modern industrial machines.
2. Features of modern industrial machines.
3. Types of special purpose tools and machines.
WEEK 6

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Safety
Topic: Basic Upholstery Safety
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Sources of hazards e.g. sharp tools; fabric, stuffing and padding particles; inflammable materials etc.
2. Reduction of the effect of hazardous materials.
3. Safe use of hazardous tools and materials
WEEK 6

Theme: Maintenance And Repair Of Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Types of Maintenance
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of maintenance:
a. Routine
b. Preventive
c. Corrective
d. Diagnostic
2. Basic activities
3. Application.
WEEK 6

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Design of more complex Upholstery Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Elements of complex upholstery design.
(a) Environment of use.
(b) Social status of the customers.
(c) Quality of materials
(d) Availability of tools and materials.
(e) Labour requirement.
(f) Overall cost etc.
2. Examples of articles involving complex upholstery work: auto upholstery (II) Office furnishing (doors, table, chairs, wall panels etc.)
(Hi) Home furnishing (beds, lounge seats etc.)
3. Development of the design following the stages:
(I) Preliminary sketches;
(ii) Selection of 'best' alternative
(iii) Working drawings;
(iv) Cutting lists;
(v) Estimate of materials and cost.
WEEK 7

Theme: Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Hand Tools
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Upholstery hand tools: hammers, needles, scissors, shears, etc.
WEEK 7

Theme: Maintenance And Repair Of Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Types of Maintenance (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of maintenance:
a. Routine
b. Preventive
c. Corrective
d. Diagnostic
2. Basic activities
3. Application.
WEEK 7

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Methods of Construction of Articles involving complex Upholstery Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Solid platforms.
2. Solid material surround
3. Unit construction
4. Knack-dawn construction.
5. Constructions with special fittings.
6. Collapsible construction.
WEEK 8

Theme: Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Power Tools
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of power tools
2. Types of upholstery power tools:
a. Stapler
b. Buttoning Machine
c. Drilling machine
d. Power screw driver
e. Electrical Cutter.
f. Glue gun etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Maintenance And Repair Of Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Maintenance of Tools Machines and Equipment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Maintenance tools, machines, equipment and materials.
2. Application of maintenance tools, machines, equipment and materials.
WEEK 8

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Construction of Articles involving Complex Upholstery Works
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Preparation of working rod.
2. Development of templates.
3. Frame construction.
4. Padding.
5. Covering.
6. Finishing and decorating.
WEEK 9

Theme: Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Upholstery Machines
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Upholstery machines e.g. Sewing machine, Ironing machine, foam cutting machine etc.
WEEK 9

Theme: Maintenance And Repair Of Upholstery Tools And Machines
Topic: Maintenance of Tools Machines and Equipment (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Maintenance tools, machines, equipment and materials.
2. Application of maintenance tools, machines, equipment and materials.
WEEK 9

Theme: Repair And Maintenance Of Upholstery Articles
Topic: Repair And Maintenance Of Upholstery Articles
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning, types and sources of faults e.g. stains, tear, breakages etc.
2. Fault identification
3. Identification of materials.
4. Estimation of cost
5. The repair.

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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SECOND TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Types of Upholstery Materials
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Upholstery materials
2. Classification of upholstery materials: Platforms, padding/ stuffing, coverings, fasteners and fittings etc.
3. Description of upholstery materials.
4. Applicatiol1 of, upholstery materials.
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Platform Materials
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Platform. Materials: Metal, wood, web, springs, hessian etc.
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Management And Sales
Topic:
1. Workshop Environment
2. Workshop Personnel
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Workshop Environment
1. The workshop environment: the building, surroundings, ventilation, lighting, utilities, storage equipment, electrical installation etc.
2. Types of workshop layout: access ways, floor area, work stations etc.
3. Types of workshop facilities and equipment: conveniences, ICT room, show room, safety devices and equipment etc.

2. Workshop Personnel
1. Types of workshop personnel: Cleaners, attendants, workshop assistants, store keepers and teachers.
2. Characteristics of workshop personnel.
3. Function of workshop personnel.
WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Basic Drawing Principles, Equipment and Materials
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of Drawing instruments
2. Types of Lines
3. Geometrical plane figures.
4. Geometrical solids
WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Padding and Cushion Materials
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Padding and cushion materials.
- Latex foam.
- Polyester foam
- Calico
- Coir fibre, grass,
- Sisal, feather etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Management And Sales
Topic:
1. Tools and Equipment Control
2. Material Control
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Tools and Equipment Control
1. The concept of tools and material control.
2. Sources of tools and equipment.
3. Method of market survey
4. Procedures of procurement: storage, receiving, stocking, issuing etc.

2. Material Control
1. The concept of material control.
2. Sources of materials.
3. Procurement of materials.
4. Storage: receiving, stocking, issuing and retrieving.
WEEK 4

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Presentation of Drawing
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of drawing:
- Freehand sketch.
- Orthographic projection
- Pictorial drawings Etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Covering Materials
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Fabric
2. Natural leather
3. Synthetic leather
4. Plastic etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Management And Sales
Topic:
1. General Maintenance
2. General Workshop Safety
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. General Maintenance
1. Purpose of maintenance.
2. Importance of housekeeping.
3. Housekeeping equipment.
4. Housekeeping activities.
5. Maintenance records.

2. General Workshop Safety
1. Maintenance of safety.
2. Safety first.
3. Safety signs and posters.
4. First aid.
WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Design Fundamentals
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Fundamentals of design:
- Appearance of design.
- Functionality, etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Covering Materials (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Fabric
2. Natural leather
3. Synthetic leather
4. Plastic etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Workshop Management And Sales
Topic:
1. Sales
2. Workshop Records
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Sales
1. Customer identification.
2. Customer needs.
3. Customer satisfaction.
4. Product packaging
5. Quality control.
6. Product delivery.

2. Workshop Records
1. Types of workshop records:
- Job card.
- Maintenance record.
- Attendance register.
- Tools card.
- Stock cards etc.
2. lCT Storage facilities
WEEK 6

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Stages in Upholstery Design
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Conceptualization/ Problem identification
2. Generation of alternative solutions.
3. Selection of the 'best' alternative.
4. Production of working drawing.
WEEK 6

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Fasteners and Fittings
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of fasteners e.g. hooks, metal plates, screw hooks etc.
2. Types of fittings e.g. Castors, carpet guards, legs etc.
WEEK 6

Theme: Introduction To Entrepreneurship
Topic:
1. Meaning of Entrepreneurship
2. Business Organizations
3. Formation Of Business Organizations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of Entrepreneurship
1. Definition of entrepreneurship.
2. Purposes of entrepreneurship.
3. Characteristics of entrepreneurs.

2. Business Organizations
1. Meaning of business organisation.
2. Types of business organisation :
- Sole proprietorship
- Partnership;
- Cooperative society,
- Statutory corporations

3. Formation Of Business Organizations
1. Formation of business organisation.
2. Business name.
3. Registered company.
WEEK 7

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Introduction to Workshop
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Uses of working drawing.
2. Preparation of working drawings.
3. Preparation of cutting list.
4. Preparation of estimate.
5. Preparation of workshop rod, and templates.
WEEK 7

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Fasteners and Fittings (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of fasteners e.g. hooks, metal plates, screw hooks etc.
2. Types of fittings e.g. Castors, carpet guards, legs etc.
WEEK 7

Theme: Introduction To Entrepreneurship
Topic:
1. Sources Of Capital
2. Business Opportunities
3. Feasibility Study
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Sources Of Capital
Sources of capital :
- personal savings
- Loans
- Gifts etc.

2. Business Opportunities
Business opportunities

3. Feasibility Study
1. Meaning of feasibility study.
2. Procedure for feasibility study.
3. Content of a feasibility report
WEEK 8

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Upholstery Design Process
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of upholstery :
a. Half upholstery
b. Full upholstery
2. Uses of upholstery work.
WEEK 8

Theme: Upholstery Materials
Topic: Application and Design Principles in Upholstery Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Preliminary free hand sketches
2. Selection of the 'best' sketch.
3. Production of working drawings: ,orthographic, details and pictorial views.
4. Preparation of cutting list.
5. Preparation of route sheet.
6. Estimation of materials.
WEEK 8

Theme: Introduction To Entrepreneurship
Topic:
1. Business Risks
2. Business Management
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Business Risks
1. Business risks
2. Risk reduction strategies

2. Business Management
1. Job description.
2. Selection and employment.
3. Employee motivation.
4. Organisation structure
WEEK 9

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Types of Upholstery (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of upholstery :
a) Half upholstery
b) Full upholstery
2. Uses of upholstery work.
WEEK 9

Theme: Upholstery Design And Drawing
Topic: Application and Design Principles in Upholstery Work (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Preliminary free hand sketches
2. Selection of the 'best' sketch.
3. Production of working drawings: ,orthographic, details and pictorial views.
4. Preparation of cutting list.
5. Preparation of route sheet.
6. Estimation of materials.
WEEK 9

Theme: Introduction To Entrepreneurship
Topic:
1. Running the Business
2. Contracts
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Running the Business
Business records
Keep appropriate business records :
- Account books.
- Stock record.
- Sales record.
- Production records etc.

2. Contracts
1. Definition of contract.
2. Types of contract.
3. Format for preparation of tenders.
4. Nature of contractual obligations.

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WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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THIRD TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Types of Upholstery
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of upholstery :
a) Half upholstery
b) Full upholstery
2. Uses of upholstery work.
WEEK 2

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Upholstery Workshop Rod
Sub-Topic:
Content:
The workshop rod.
WEEK 2

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Types of Upholstery (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of upholstery :
a) Half upholstery
b) Full upholstery
2. Uses of upholstery work.
WEEK 3

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Production of Template
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Template materials:- manufactured board, plywood, cardboard, metal etc.
WEEK 3

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 4

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Parts of Upholstery Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Parts of upholstery: Frame, Padding and Cover.
2. Types of common materials for :-
(a) Frame: Wood, metal, web, springs, cane etc.
(b) Padding: foam, sisal, wool, grass etc.
(c) Covering: Fabric, natural leather; synthetic leather; plastic, etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Frame Construction
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Preparation of materials (wood, metal etc.)
2. Marking out
3. Joints construction.
4. Sub- assembly (seat, back and arm)
5. Final assembly.
WEEK 4

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Parts of Upholstery Work (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Parts of upholstery: Frame, Padding and Cover.
2. Types of common materials for :-
(a) Frame: Wood, metal, web, springs, cane etc.
(b) Padding: foam, sisal, wool, grass etc.
(c) Covering: Fabric, natural leather; synthetic leather; plastic, etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Padding
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Preparation of materials; web, Hessian, foam, stuffing etc.
2. Padding fixing
WEEK 5

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 6

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Principles of Upholstery Construction
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Principles of Upholstery Construction
WEEK 6

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Covering
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Development of patterns.
2. Setting out and marking out.
3. Cutting out.
4. Sewing: final covering materials, pipe, tufts, trimming etc.
5. Fixing: tacks, gimp pins etc.
WEEK 6

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 7

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Principles of Upholstery Construction
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Principles of Upholstery Construction
WEEK 7

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Covering (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Development of patterns.
2. Setting out and marking out.
3. Cutting out.
4. Sewing: final covering materials, pipe, tufts, trimming etc.
5. Fixing: tacks, gimp pins etc.
WEEK 7

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 8

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Construction of Simple Upholstery Article
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Principles of Upholstery construction
2. Appropriate joints.
3. Standard sizes.
4. Construction details.
5. Parts relationships.
WEEK 8

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Finishing and Decorating
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Trimming
2. Fixing
3. Polishing
WEEK 8

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Topic:
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Content:

WEEK 9

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Construction of Simple Upholstery Article (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Principles of Upholstery construction
2. Appropriate joints.
3. Standard sizes.
4. Construction details.
5. Parts relationships.
WEEK 9

Theme: Upholstery Construction
Topic: Finishing and Decorating (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Trimming
2. Fixing
3. Polishing
WEEK 9

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Topic:
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Content:


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