National code: MSFSS00011

Kitchen and Bathroom Installer License

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Overview About this course

Skilfully coordinate the costings, furnishing style, and tradespeople for a successful installation. Use your talent as a cabinet maker to bring your client's dream bathroom or kitchen to life.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Measure and draw room layouts

  • Manufacture cabinets for kitchens and bathrooms

  • Install cabinets to walls so that they are square and level

  • Communicate and plan projects with other tradespeople

  • Estimate and cost jobs

  • Explore different furnishing styles

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised skill set

  • The skills to install kitchens and bathrooms in different styles

  • The ability to coordinate the costing, furnishing styles, and tradespeople for a successful installation

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Successful completion of Certificate III in Cabinet Making as evidenced by a copy of your transcript or documented relevant industry experience

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A background in the kitchen and bathroom industry

  • Access to a cabinet or manufacturing workshop

  • A willingness to work early mornings

  • Access to a range of tools for installation work, such as an electric planer

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: kitchen and cabinet installer and cabinet maker.


A white card (or general construction induction card) is required if you need to access a construction site. In order to acquire the kitchen and bathroom installer license you must acquire an additional joiners' license, which you can apply for through Fair Trading.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Kitchen and Bathroom Installer License does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 3 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Kitchen and Bathroom Installer License does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Match furnishing style and materials to customer requirements MSFFDM4009

  • Install furnishing products MSFFM3006

  • Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products MSFFM3011

  • Estimate and cost job MSFGN3002

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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