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MSF30113 Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

National ID: MSF30113 State ID: J729
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Polish up your skills and gain a career in furniture finishing

Refinishing or refurbishing timber products and furniture can add a sparkle to any new or old build. You'll learn about using environmentally sustainable work practices to make or renew timber products.

This apprenticeship will give you the skills required to become a furniture finisher or worker and experienced furniture finishers have a range of job opportunities open to them.

The Certificate III in Furniture Finishing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.


  • Measure, prepare and finish timber
  • Apply stains, coatings and decorative techniques
  • Interpret plans
  • Estimate and cost jobs

I have the following attributes:

  • An eye for detail
  • Good eye/hand co-ordination
  • A desire to do a precise and thorough job
  • Able to follow established procedures
  • Problem solving skills
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Other job titles may include:

  • French Polisher

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Semester 1, 2022

Balga - Apprenticeship

Duration 6 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Balga
How Apprenticeship
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,665.00 $980.00 $3,645.00
Concession $795.40 $980.00 $1,775.40

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. 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

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