Certificate III in Cabinet Making

This program is designed to provide apprentices with the competency training in either free standing furniture or the kitchen and bathroom stream.
Ballarat - SMB
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Ongoing enrolments after sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)
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Length
4 Years
Qualification Code
MSF31113

Tailor your training to suit your career goals with our flexible apprenticeship course. You can specialise in free-standing furniture design and making by studying subjects like fabricating custom pieces and hand-making timber joints. Or you can focus on fitting out kitchen and bathrooms by learning about creating and installing cabinets for the built-in environment. Whichever area you choose, we'll make sure you're confident with important business skills like working in a team, estimating and costing a job and delivering a quality service to your customers.

  • Cabinet maker

This program has been created to encourage the furniture tradesperson to be cross-skilled. Completion of the program will demonstrate that you are competent to undertake a wide range of skills within the industry.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

USE FURNITURE MAKING SECTOR HAND AND POWER TOOLS
MSFFM2001
MAKE MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS
MSFGN2001
READ AND INTERPRET WORK DOCUMENTS
MSFGN3001
PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
MSMENV272
COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE
MSMSUP102
WORK IN A TEAM
MSMSUP106
PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCWHS1001
PREPARE SURFACES FOR FINISHING
MSFFF2004
ASSEMBLE FURNISHING COMPONENTS
MSFFM2002
SELECT AND APPLY HARDWARE
MSFFM2003
JOIN SOLID TIMBER
MSFFM2005
HAND MAKE TIMBER JOINTS
MSFFM2006
SET UP AND OPERATE BASIC STATIC MACHINES
MSFFM2010
APPLY MANUFACTURED BOARD CONVERSION TECHNIQUES
MSFFM2011
CONSTRUCT FURNITURE USING LEG AND RAIL METHOD
MSFFM3002
PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING MANUFACTURED BOARD
MSFFM3003
PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING SOLID TIMBER
MSFFM3004
FABRICATE CUSTOM FURNITURE
MSFFM3005
INSTALL FURNISHING PRODUCTS
MSFFM3006
PREPARE AND APPLY DECORATIVE SURFACES FOR FURNITURE
MSFFM3007
SELECT TIMBERS FOR FURNITURE PRODUCTION
MSFFM3008
PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER-AIDED PRODUCTION DRAWINGS
MSFFM3009
MEASURE AND DRAW SITE LAYOUT FOR MANUFACTURED FURNITURE PRODUCTS
MSFFM3011
SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN SAWING MACHINES
MSFFM3012
SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DRILLING MACHINES
MSFFM3013
SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AUTOMATED EDGE BANDING MACHINES
MSFFM3019
SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMPUTER NUMERICALLY CONTROLLED (CNC) MACHINING AND PROCESSING CENTRES
MSFFM3022
CONSTRUCT JIGS AND FIXTURES
MSFFM3024
ESTIMATE AND COST JOB
MSFGN3002
PREPARE FOR CABINET INSTALLATION
MSFKB2001
DETERMINE REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION OF CABINETS
MSFKB3002
CONDUCT ON-SITE ADJUSTMENTS TO CABINETS AND COMPONENTS
MSFKB3004
FABRICATE CABINETS FOR THE BUILT-IN ENVIRONMENT
MSFKB3005
WORK SAFELY
MSMWHS200

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HZU

National course code: MSF31113

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Students must be employed as an apprentice cabinet maker and have entered into a training agreement.

5 days per week during on-campus blocks

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

Upon enrolment, apprentices will be provided with a statement of fees which will include material fees. Further information regarding fees is available by contacting the number listed below.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

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A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

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