Gain the specialist skills to manufacture and assist in installing free-standing furniture or built-in cabinets. Gain credits to apply to a cabinet making apprenticeship or graduate ready to assist cabinet makers on various job sites.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Create simple scale drawings by hand
Use basic power tools, hand tools and spray guns
Examine drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications
Work with timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
Mark out, cut and shape timber products
Make timber frames
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
Specialist skills to manufacture free-standing furniture or built-in cabinets
A pathway to studying as an apprentice with the Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology
Assistant level job pathways
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
Some courses require evidence of previous experience of study before you can enrol.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A genuine interest in cabinet making
Sound maths skills to make basic calculations and measurements
The ability to work as part of a team
Willingness to build your communication and teamwork skills
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Our graduates go onto roles like: assistant cabinet maker and assistant installer of built-in cabinets.
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The Certificate II in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate II in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 units of competency, including 7 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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