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.
IELTS level is 5.5 for this program.
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
Apply via agent
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Course Fee||$14,900.00||per annum|
|Non Tuition Costs*
*Includes but is not limited to living costs, overseas student health cover insurance premium and visa fees. Additional living costs apply for spouse/de facto and dependent children.
All fees are indicative only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and charges annually. You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.
View detailed information on fees, payments and refunds here
Tuition Fee Protection Service
The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study for which tuition fees are paid. Read more about the TPS here