Courses

Certificate III in Cabinet Making

Furniture Making

MSF31113

Are you interested in working as a cabinet maker? Our Certificate III in Cabinet Making offers skills and knowledge to become a qualified Kitchen & Bathroom maker/installer or a qualified Furniture Maker. By becoming a Kitchen & Bathroom maker/installer or Furniture Maker, you could have the opportunity to start you own business in an always expanding industry.

Build your career from the start

If you love working with your hands in a fast-paced environment, start your career in cabinet manufacturing or run your own cabinetry business.

Custom-made career options

With careers spanning the domestic and commercial markets, qualified kitchen & bathroom makers/installers and furniture makers are in constant demand across the industry.

Opportunities range from assisting in the production of cabinets and associated products, to supporting the installation of household or commercial bathrooms and kitchens.

Possible career paths include:

  • manufacturing tradesperson
  • cabinetry sales professional
  • furniture maker
  • kitchen and bathroom installer
  • furniture restorations
  • cabinet maker

An industry-preferred pathway to a professional career

Learn with Melbourne Polytechnic’s qualified and industry-experienced teachers, who will guide you through your apprenticeship studies.

You will be able to build your skills and increase your knowledge to become a valuable member of the cabinet making industry. This course is designed as an off-the-job component to becoming qualified as a tradesperson in the cabinet making industry.

Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.

Trade Support Loan (TSL) program

Australian apprentices undertaking this course may be eligible for the Commonwealth Government’s Trade Support Loan (TSL) program.

Local Students

Code

MSF31113

Campuses

HEIDELBERG

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8400

Duration

Part-time: 3 years


Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Fees

Eligible:$5000
Ineligible:$20800
Concession:$1000

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Projects, assignments, oral and written questions and work book activities

Materials

Participants are required to purchase specific texts and materials. Maximum cost AU$100 per annum.

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must be employed and registered as an apprentice to gain entry in this qualification.

Career Pathways

Possible career paths include:
  • manufacturing tradesperson
  • cabinet maker
  • furniture maker
  • furniture upholsterer
  • furniture restoration

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
MSFFF2006 APPLY SURFACE COATINGS BY SPRAY GUN 60
MSFFM2003 SELECT AND APPLY HARDWARE 16
MSFFM2011 APPLY MANUFACTURED BOARD CONVERSION TECHNIQUES 16
MSFFM3002 CONSTRUCT FURNITURE USING LEG AND RAIL METHOD 64
MSFFM3003 PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING MANUFACTURED BOARD 64
MSFFM3005 FABRICATE CUSTOM FURNITURE 64
MSFFM3006 INSTALL FURNISHING PRODUCTS 24
MSFFM3007 PREPARE AND APPLY DECORATIVE SURFACES FOR FURNITURE 24
MSFFM3009 PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER AIDED DRAWINGS 60
MSFFM3010 PREPARE CUTTING LIST FROM PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS 16
MSFFM3012 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN SAWING MACHINES 24
MSFFM3013 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DRILLING MACHINES 24
MSFFM3019 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AUTOMATED EDGE BANDING MACHINES 60
MSFFM3022 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CNC MACHINING AND PROCESSING 80
MSFFM3024 CONSTRUCT JIGS AND FIXTURES 40
MSFGN3001 READ AND INTERPRET WORK DOCUMENTS 24
MSFGN3002 ESTIMATE AND COST A JOB 16
MSFKB3001 IDENTIFY PROCESSES IN KITCHEN AND BATHROOM PROJECTS 80
MSFKB3005 FABRICATE CABINETS FOR THE BUILT-IN ENVIORMENT 80
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30
MSMSUP106 Work in a team 20

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.