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Furniture and Cabinet Making


If you love building things and using your creative flair, have you considered a career in furniture and cabinet making?

There is always demand for tradespeople who can make objects for domestic or commercial interiors.

There are courses in both:

  • pre-apprenticeships
  • apprenticeships

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will be able to find work as a cabinet maker or furniture manufacturer.

Skills and knowledge you will learn:

  • occupational health and safety
  • performing measurements and calculations
  • interpreting plans and documentation
  • safe operation of hand and power tools and woodworking machinery
  • furniture design and construction techniques
  • computer aided drafting
  • applying decorative surfaces to furniture
  • reading and interpreting work documents
  • estimating and costing a job
  • CNC technology
  • furniture polishing (spray gun) and installation techniques.

Certificate II in Furniture Making
Sit comfortably in your career with our Certificate II in Furniture Making. Make your own furniture, meet industry professionals and progress your career in the furniture manufacturing trade.

Certificate III in Cabinet Making - Furniture Making
Are you interested in working as a cabinetmaker? Our Certificate III in Cabinet Making with a focus on Furniture Making, will teach you how to produce furniture for cabinet manufacturers – or to start your own business. Learn key technical and versatile skills including problem solving, organisation and communication skills.

Certificate III in Cabinet Making
Build a clean future with the Kitchens and Bathrooms stream of our Certificate III in Cabinet Making. Tantalise your creative tastebuds and versatile skills by becoming a qualified kitchen and bathroom installer or master cabinet maker in this growing and always expanding industry.

Short Courses
Furniture Making
Bespoke Furniture Making

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