Study Areas

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 Pathways / Certificate II in Building and Construction
Sit comfortably in your career with our Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways MSF20516 and Certificate II in Building and Construction (Joinery/Shopfitting/Stairbuilding) 22338VIC. Make your own furniture, doors, windows and stairs, 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 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.

Maintained by Web Developer and Administrator, M&CC.
Last Modified: 15th February 2019