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MSF30322 Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology

National ID MSF30322 State ID BIKO

Learn to make cherished chairs, loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to create furniture using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres. Get yourself ready for a career as a furniture or cabinet making.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

CampusesBalga.

When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode Apprenticeship.

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry and learn to create furniture using using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres.

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

  • Produce angled and curved furniture
  • Applying decorative surfaces
  • Selecting timber and preparing surfaces
  • Interpreting plans and measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job
  • Workplace health and safety

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative and skilled in practical and manual activities
  • Good at basic mathematical calculations
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and keen eye for detail
  • No serious breathing problems or allergies to dust

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 3 Years
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Balga
How Apprenticeship

Course fees

Indicative General fee $3,820.00
(Tuition fee* $1,200.00 + Resource fee $2,620.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $3,000.16
(Tuition fee* $380.16 + Resource fee $2,620.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
MSMSUP106 Work in a team
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSFGN3005 Read and interpret work documents
MSFFM3030 Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
MSFFM3031 Prepare cutting lists from design and production documentation
MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations
MSFFM2013 Use furniture making hand and power tools
Elective  
National ID Unit title
MSFFF2012 Prepare surfaces for finishing
MSFFM3045 Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres
MSFKB2003 Prepare for cabinetry installation
MSFGN3006 Estimate and cost job
MSFGN2004 Produce simple scale drawings by hand
MSFFM3042 Fabricate cabinetry
MSFFM3044 Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines
MSFFM3043 Install cabinetry
MSFFM3038 Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines
MSFFM3028 Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furnishing products
MSFFM3026 Produce angled and curved components using manufactured board
MSFFM2019 Assemble furnishing products
MSFFM2018 Operate basic static machines safely
MSFFM2016 Join solid timber
MSFFM2015 Apply sheet laminates by hand
MSFFM2014 Select and apply hardware
MSMWHS200 Work safely

Details

Duration 3 Years
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Balga
How Apprenticeship

Course fees

Indicative General fee $2,685.00
(Tuition fee* $1,200.00 + Resource fee $1,485.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $1,855.08
(Tuition fee* $370.08 + Resource fee $1,485.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
MSMSUP106 Work in a team
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSFFM3030 Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
MSFFM3031 Prepare cutting lists from design and production documentation
MSFGN3005 Read and interpret work documents
MSFGN2001 Make measurements and calculations
MSFFM2013 Use furniture making hand and power tools
Elective  
National ID Unit title
MSFFF2012 Prepare surfaces for finishing
MSFFM3044 Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines
MSFGN3006 Estimate and cost job
MSFGN2004 Produce simple scale drawings by hand
MSFFM3045 Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres
MSFFM3036 Set up, operate and maintain multi-head planing and moulding machines
MSFFM3038 Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines
MSFFM3037 Set up, operate and maintain routing and shaping machines
MSFFM3035 Set up, operate and maintain planing and finishing machines
MSFFM3034 Set up, operate and maintain joining machines
MSFFM3033 Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines
MSFFM3032 Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines
MSFFM3029 Select timbers for furniture production
MSFFM2019 Assemble furnishing products
MSFFM2018 Operate basic static machines safely
MSFFM2016 Join solid timber
MSMWHS200 Work safely

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