UPHOLSTERY

WAEC SYLLABUS ON UPHOLSTERY

SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION

There will be three papers, Papers 1, 2 and 3, all of which must be taken.Papers 1 and 2 shall be a composite paper to be taken at one sitting.

PAPER 1

will consist of forty multiple‐choice objective questions all of which are to be answeredin 1 hour for 40 marks.

PAPER 2

will consist of four short‐structured questions. Candidates will be required to answerany three questions in 1 hour for 60 marks.

PAPER 3

will be a practical test of 2 hours duration. It will consist of one questionfor 100 marks.

A list of material for the test shall be made available to schools not less than two weeksbefore the paper is taken for material procurement and relevant preparations.

ALTERNATIVE TO PRACTICAL TEST

The Council may consider testing candidates’ ability in practical work as prescribed inthe syllabus in the event that materials for the actual practical test cannot be acquired.For this alternative test there will be one question to be answered in 2 hours for 100marks.The Council may consider testing candidates’ ability in practical work as prescribed inthe syllabus in the event that materials for the actual practical test cannot be acquired.For this alternative test there will be one question to be answered in 2 hours for 100marks.


DETAILED SYLLABUS

S/NoTOPICSCONTENTS
1

Introduction to upholstery.

(a) Description of upholstery and upholstery articles;
(b) Characteristics of upholstery workshops and articles;
(c) Origin and styles of upholster.
2

Upholstery workshop safety.

(a) Safety: rules, regulations and precautions regardingclothing, habits, tools and materials, safety signs andposters;
(b) Machine shop safety;
(c) Safe use of machines, tools and devices;
(d) Safe storage of tools, materials and equipment;
(e) Accident: meaning, causes and managementtechniques;
(f) Fire: meaning, types, sources, equipment andmethods of handling;
(g) First aid: meaning, equipment and administration.
3

Upholstery tools and machines.

(a) Hand tools: types (e.g. hammers, needles, pair ofscissors/shears, etc), identification, uses andmaintenance;
(b) Power tools: definition, types (staplers, buttoningmachine, electrical cutter, glue gun, etc);
(c) Machines: types (e.g. sewing machine, foam cutter,industrial machine), identification, parts, description, usesand specific maintenance
4

Upholstery materials.

(a) Description;
(b) Classification (e.g. platform, padding/stuffing,covering, fasteners and fittings, etc);
(c) Uses.
5

Upholstery design and drawing.

(a) Drawing principles;
(b) Drawing instruments: types and uses;
(c) Lines: types and uses;
(d) Construction of plane figures and solids (e.g.triangles, ellipses, pyramids, shaped blocks);
(e) Methods of presenting drawings (e.g. freehandsketching, orthographic projections, pictorial drawing,etc);
(f) Design fundamentals (e.g. appearance, functionality,etc);
(g) Design stages: problem identification, alternativesolutions, selection of best alternative
production of:
working drawings, cutting list, estimates, workshop rod,template, etc.
6

Upholstery construction andrepair.

(a) Types of upholstery construction: half upholstery, fullupholstery;
(b) Parts of upholstery works: frame, padding, covering(Identification, selection of materials);
(c) Upholstery construction (Principles, processes, joints,standard sizes, parts relationships, setting out, cuttingout, sewing, fixing, finishing, decorating;
(d) Repair of faults in upholstery work:
- Types (e.g. stains, tears breakages, etc).
- Sources
- Identification
- Estimation
- Repair.
7

Maintenance and repair ofupholstery tools and machines.

(a) Types of maintenance (routine, preventive,corrective, diagnostic, etc);
(b) Maintenance activities (cleaning, oiling, greasing,changing of parts, etc);
(c) Importance of maintenance and repairs;
(d) Tools, machines, equipment and materials;
(e) Housekeeping;
(f) Maintenance records.
8

Upholstery workshopmanagement.

(a) Workshop environment: building, utilities, storage,facilities, etc.
(b) Workshop layout: types, facilities conveniences, etc.
(c) Workshop personnel and their functions.
(d) Tools, equipment and materials’ control: procurement, storage, issuing.
(e) Workshop records (e.g. job card, tool card, stockcards, etc).
9

Introduction to entrepreneurship.

(a) Entrepreneurship: meaning and purposes;
(b) Characteristics of entrepreneurs;
(c) Business organization: types and theircharacteristics, forming a business organization;
(d) Sources of capital;
(e) Careers and job opportunities;
(f) Feasibility studies: meaning, content.

TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES

S/No

HAND TOOLS

QUANTITY

1

Hammers

30
2

Pair of pincer

30
3

Pair of scissors (225 mm)

30

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4

Needles

30
5

Staplers

30
6

Ripping tools

30
7

Webbing stretchers

30

S/No

POWER TOOLS

QUANTITY

1

Jig saws.

5
2

Electric staplers.

5
3

Glue guns.

5
4

Electric cutters.

5
5

Power screw drivers.

5
6

Pressing irons.

5
7

Drills.

5
8

Routers.

5

S/No

EQUIPMENT

QUANTITY

1

Drawing sets

30
2

Tee squares

30
3

Drawing boards

30
4

Set squares

30
5

Drawing curves

30
6

Mechanical sharpeners

30
7

Drawing templates

30

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S/No

MACHINES

QUANTITY

1

Manual sewing machines

5
2

Drilling machine

2
3

Band saw

2
4

Circular saw

2
5

Ironing machine

2
6

Buttoning machine

5
7

Electric sewing machines

2

S/No

LIST OF MATERIALS

QUANTITY

1

450 x380mm latex foam

-
2

750 x 560 mm soft synthetic leather

-
3

4000mm o3 cord

-
4

1 small roll matching colour sewing thread

-
5

470 x 400mm calico

-
6

6mm upholstery staples

-
7

450 x 380mm 18mm plywood

-

S/No

SPECIAL TOOLS

QUANTITY

1

Manual Sewing Machine

-
2

Portable Power Drill with appropriate bit

-
3

Staple Gun.

-

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SUGGESTED READING LIST

S/No

AUTHOR

TITLE

PUBLISHER

1

C. Howes F. A. M. U.

Practical upholstery

Evans Brother Ltd.

2

John A. Walton

Woodwork in theory andpractice metric Edition

Australasian PublishingCompany

3

E. A. Nnenji

Principles of Woodworkdesign and drawing

Aranke Woods Lagos

4

H. C. Kazanas,
Roy S. Klein and John R.
Lindbeck.

Technology of Industrialmaterials

Chas A. Benneth Co. Inc.

5

Henry Sisk

Principles of Management

6

Koontz and O’Donald

Principles of Management

7

William F. Tierney

Modern upholsteringmethods.

Mcknight and Mcknight.

8

Argent Jeanne

Upholstgery, Step-by-stepguide

Hamlyn, 1974

9

Groneman, Christ H.

General Woodworking

McGraw Hill

10

Tinelife Books

The art of woodworking-building

St. Mary Press

11

Tavntone books

Modern furnitureprocjects. The best tinewoodworking

Tavntone books


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