The Certificate III in Cabinet Making - Furniture pathway provides comprehensive training related to the Cabinet making industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- cabinet maker
- furniture maker
- wood machinist
- assistant cabinet maker
- assistant installer (built-in cabinets for kitchens/bathrooms)
- production operator (within cabinet making enterprise).
Pathways to further study:
- MSF40213 Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
- MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Design
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Studying the Certificate III in Cabinet Making at Holmesglen
The range of skills and knowledge taught relate to the furniture, kitchen, and bathroom industry.
These techniques include hand and power tool, construction method, machining, specification and plan reading, computer-aided drawings, CNC machining and processing centres (rail and flatbed) that includes programming and manufacturing cabinetry products, and cabinetry installation.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards the completion of this program.
||Hand make timber joints
||Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
||Make measurements and calculations
||Set up and operate basic static machines
||Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines
||Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines
||Select timbers for furniture production
||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
||Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications
||Read and interpret work documents
||Communicate in the workplace
||Work in a team
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Construct furniture using leg and rail method
||Prepare surfaces for finishing
||Apply manufactured board conversion techniques
||Estimate and cost job
||Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
||Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres
||Produce angled and curved furniture using manufactured board
||Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture
||Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines
||Fabricate custom furniture
||Construct jigs and fixtures
||Fabricate cabinets for the built-in environment
||Plan kitchen and bathroom projects
||Determine requirements for installation of cabinets
||Install furnishing products
| Code || Name |
|MSFFM2006||Hand make timber joints|
|MSFFM2001||Use furniture making sector hand and power tools|
|MSFGN2001||Make measurements and calculations|
|MSFFM2010||Set up and operate basic static machines|
|MSFFM3013||Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines|
|MSFFM3012||Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines|
|MSFFM3008||Select timbers for furniture production|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry|
|MSFFM3010||Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications|
|MSFGN3001||Read and interpret work documents|
|MSMSUP102||Communicate in the workplace|
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSFFM3002||Construct furniture using leg and rail method|
|MSFFF2004||Prepare surfaces for finishing|
|MSFFM2011||Apply manufactured board conversion techniques|
|MSFGN3002||Estimate and cost job|
|MSFFM3009||Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings|
|MSFFM3022||Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres|
|MSFFM3003||Produce angled and curved furniture using manufactured board|
|MSFFM3007||Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture|
|MSFFM3019||Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines|
|MSFFM3005||Fabricate custom furniture|
|MSFFM3024||Construct jigs and fixtures|
|MSFKB3005||Fabricate cabinets for the built-in environment|
|MSFKB3011||Plan kitchen and bathroom projects|
|MSFKB3002||Determine requirements for installation of cabinets|
|MSFFM3006||Install furnishing products|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no prerequisites for this program
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training, you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability for the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
To be awarded the MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making, competency must be achieved in twenty-eight (28) units of competency.
six (6) core units of competency
twenty-two (22) elective units of competency.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession