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Certificate III in Cabinet Making

National ID: MSF31113 | State ID: J739

 

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry, using hand and power tools, operating industrial machinery, CNC processing centres, producing angled and curved furniture, applying decorative surfaces, selecting timber, preparing surfaces, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Cabinet Making is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

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OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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  • When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

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Course Overview

Where Thornlie
Duration 5 Semester apprenticeship
HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

STAGE 1: TRADE SPECIFIC
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate in the workplaceMSMSUP102AWC20
Join solid timberMSFFM2005WI414
Operate a personal computerBSBITU101AD0779
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Prepare surfaces for finishingMSFFF2004WI316
Use furniture making sector hand and power toolsMSFFM2001WI410
Work in a teamMSMSUP106AWC31
Work safelyMSMWHS200AWC15
STAGE 2: WT1 MACHINE TIMBER & MANUFACTURED BOARD
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply manufactured board conversion techniquesMSFFM2011WI420
Assemble furnishing componentsMSFFM2002WI411
Make measurements and calculationsMSFGN2001WI512
Prepare cutting list from plans and job specificationsMSFFM3010WI431
Read and interpret work documentsMSFGN3001WI514
Set up and operate basic static machinesMSFFM2010WI419
Set up, operate and maintain sawing machinesMSFFM3012WI433
STAGE 3: WT2 EDGE BANDING & WT3 INSTALLATION
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Fabricate cabinets for the built-in environmentMSFKB3005WI560
Install furnishing productsMSFFM3006WI427
Prepare for cabinet installationMSFKB2001WI554
Select and apply hardwareMSFFM2003WI412
Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machinesMSFFM3019WI440
STAGE 4: WT4 CONSTRUCT ANGLED & CURVED FURNITURE
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce angled and curved furniture using manufactured boardMSFFM3003WI424
Produce manual and computer-aided production drawingsMSFFM3009WI430
Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centresMSFFM3022WI443
STAGE 5: WT5 CUSTOM MADE FURNITURE
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Construct jigs and fixturesMSFFM3024WI445
Estimate and cost jobMSFGN3002WI515
Fabricate custom furnitureMSFFM3005WI426
Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture productsMSFFM3011WI432
Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furnitureMSFFM3007WI428
Select timbers for furniture productionMSFFM3008WI429
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable),
please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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