Part Time Day
Course Start Date
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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
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
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time day, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 5 hours of class, over 1 day per week, for 2 and a half years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 25 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including workplace learning (as per apprentice training plan), review of structured activities, preparation for assessments.
The teaching section will contact you to confirm your first day of attendance, please indicate preferred day in case of work place/employee overlap.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are registered apprentices undertaking the training as a requirement of their employment in the Furnishing industry. There are no pre-existing requirements for this course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- RuReady screening
- ISMAA Mentoring program.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:
- over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- There is a materials cost of $320.00 per year for the projects you manufacture from the assessments that will be yours to take home on achieving competence.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|MSFFM2001||Use furniture making sector hand and power tools|
|MSFGN2001||Make measurements and calculations|
|MSFGN3001||Read and interpret work documents|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSMSUP102||Communicate in the workplace|
|MSMSUP106||Work in a team|
|MSFFF2004||Prepare surfaces for finishing|
|MSFFF2006||Apply surface coatings by spray gun|
|MSFFM2002||Assemble furnishing components|
|MSFFM2003||Select and apply hardware|
|MSFFM2004||Apply sheet laminates by hand|
|MSFFM2005||Join solid timber|
|MSFFM2010||Set up and operate basic static machines|
|MSFFM2011||Apply manufactured board conversion techniques|
|MSFFM3003||Produce angled and curved furniture using manufactured board|
|MSFFM3007||Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture|
|MSFFM3008||Select timbers for furniture production|
|MSFFM3009||Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings|
|MSFFM3010||Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications|
|MSFFM3011||Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products|
|MSFFM3019||Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines|
|MSFFM3022||Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres|
|MSFFM3024||Construct jigs and fixtures|
|MSFKB3002||Determine requirements for installation of cabinets|
|MSFKB3004||Conduct on-site adjustments to cabinets and components|
|MSFKB3005||Fabricate cabinets for the built-in environment|
|MSFKB3006||Install fitted cabinets and components|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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