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MSF31113

Certificate III in Cabinet Making

Kitchens and Bathrooms

Progress your career in cabinet making with this apprenticeship course. Complete this qualification to become a trade-qualified cabinet maker with specialised skills in the installation of kitchen and bathroom cabinets.

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TIME up to 4 years / Full Time
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Course overview

Progress your career in cabinet making with this apprenticeship course. Gain specialised skills in kitchen and bathroom manufacture and installation and become a trade-qualified cabinet maker.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, cabinetmakers are currently a skill in demand with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies. There are likely to be around 6,000 job openings over the next five years with employers looking for qualified candidates who are hardworking, reliable, and work well in a team. 

In this course you will gain skills in making and repairing timber products using solid timber, flat-panel, or timber-based materials. You will learn processes from design through to production including producing manual and computer-aided drawings, using power tools and wood machines, and undertaking jobs within cost and time constraints. In addition to these foundation skills you'll also gain specialised skills and knowledge required for the manufacture and installation of kitchen and bathroom fittings.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you as a cabinet maker specialised in kitchens and bathrooms. You'll also have a solid foundation for further studies in building or construction. 

What can I do?

  • Cabinet Maker (Kitchens and Bathrooms)

Course outcome:

MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making (Kitchens and Bathrooms)

Flexible study options

Complete your training at our state-of-the-art cabinet-making facilities or elect to be trained and assessed by our industry-expert teachers while you're on the job. This ensures convenience to you and minimal disruption to your workplace.

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Higher Level Skills Program – this course is subsidised under this program. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 22 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMSUP102
    Communicate in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMSUP102
    Unit description :
    This unit applies to personnel who are required to communicate clearly and accurately to record messages, seek clarification, access needed information, relay information to other people and complete workplace documentation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Communicate in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSFGN2001
    Make measurements and calculations
    UNIT CODE :
    MSFGN2001
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers taking measurements and making calculations for furnishing tasks undertaken in a variety of sites and locations.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Make measurements and calculations

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMSUP106
    Work in a team
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMSUP106
    Unit description :
    This unit applies to team members who are required to use interpersonal and communication skills to plan, organise and complete their work activities according to instructions and with limited discretionary powers.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work in a team

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMENV272
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMENV272
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSFFM2001
    Use furniture making sector hand and power tools
    UNIT CODE :
    MSFFM2001
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers using hand and power tools in applications relating to furniture making.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Use furniture making sector hand and power tools

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSFGN3001
    Read and interpret work documents
    UNIT CODE :
    MSFGN3001
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers interpreting work documents, including cutting lists, standards, drawings and specifications, to produce or repair furnishings and to install floor coverings, glass and other furnishing items.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Read and interpret work documents

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Bracken Ridge
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Acacia Ridge
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Toowoomba
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE

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Certificate III in Cabinet Making (MSF31113)

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Certificate III in Cabinet Making

COURSE CODE: MSF31113
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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