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Course Info

Certificate III in Cabinet Making (Kitchens and Bathrooms)

National Course Code: MSF31113

Overview

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making (Kitchen and Bathroom) will see you craft a bright future as a trade qualified cabinet maker. Learn how to select timbers, use power tools, prepare surfaces, and install furniture and cabinetry for businesses and customers in private residences.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn to:

  • Communicate and work in teams
  • Read and interpret work documents
  • Select timbers and materials
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Use static and CNC machines
  • Use manual and computer aided drawing (CAD)
  • Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture
  • Install furniture and cabinetry
  • Use environmentally sustainable practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:

  • Communication skills to connect with clients
  • Customer service, collaboration and consultation skills
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Attention to detail

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will equip you with:

  • A nationally recognised Certificate III qualification
  • A trade as a qualified Cabinet Maker (Kitchen and Bathroom)
  • The confidence to become a sole trader and start your own small business

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Furniture maker
  • Cabinetmaker

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your trade to the next level:

  • Statement of Attainment in Kitchen and Bathroom Installer Licence - be eligible to apply for your contractor licence or qualified supervisor certificate through Fair Trading NSW

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Activity in the building construction industry drives demand for cabinetmakers. The skills shortage of qualified cabinetmakers right across NSW was identified in 2014 and continues through to today.

Locations

This course is currently available at 2 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • An interest in manufacturing design, principles and concepts
  • A passion for timber and composite manufacturing
  • A presentable appearance to work in peoples homes
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Great communicator and team player
  • A safety mindset
  • Strong spatial awareness and hand-eye coordination

Assessments and assignments are a great way to evaluate how much you have learned and to refine your techniques and practices. This course offers a range of assessment methods for you to shine:

  • Theory based knowledge assessments
  • Practical based skills assessments

This Certificate III course is a trade qualification. This means as a graduate, you are recognised across Australia by industry as trade qualified Cabinet Maker (Kitchen and Bathroom).

We also offer the Certificate III in Cabinet Making (Furniture) stream. The electives vary between Furniture and Kitchens and Bathrooms and align with workplace requirements for each of these.

Through this course youll gain hands-on experience with:

  • Manual and Computer Aided Drawing (CAD)
  • Using basic power tools and hand tools
  • Examining drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications
  • Selecting and working with materials: timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
  • Marking out, cutting and shaping timber products
  • Working from detailed drawings and specifications to make cabinet furniture
  • Creating fittings for boats, caravans and other items where fine detail is required
  • Assembling furniture
  • Fitting hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves

You will work on real-world projects throughout the course, such as designing and building functional kitchen and furniture items and making a range of cabinetry and furniture from timber and manufactured board.

TAFE NSW offers you a variety of study environments to enhance your learning and employability, such as:

  • Simulated workshop environments
  • Classrooms
  • Online facilitated environment

Activity in the building construction industry drives demand for cabinetmakers. The skills shortage of qualified cabinetmakers was identified in 2014 and continues through to today.

This qualification may provide you with a pathway into new and emerging technologies such as automation and robotics used by larger manufacturers. This course includes skills and knowledge in the use of emerging technology such as Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) machine operations and (CAD) computer aided drawing.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Blended, Part Time Day

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