Certificate III in Cabinet Making - MSF31113

CQUniversity Australia

This qualification is part of the Furnishing Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of skills at trade-level for those working in furniture making and those involved in the manufacture and installation of fitted furniture typically in a kitchen, bathroom and related context. Installation skills may be applied to new or renovation work. The work is in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

Structure:

28 units: 6 core; 22 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Deliver and monitor a service to customers; Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings; Set up, operate and maintain joining machines; Sustain process improvements; Install fitted cabinets and components; Apply manufactured board conversion techniques; Make measurements and calculations; Produce angled and curved furniture using solid timber; Estimate and cost job; Construct furniture using leg and rail method; Produce computer-aided drawings; Fabricate synthetic solid surface products; Manage the impact of change on own work; Read and interpret work documents; Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines; Construct jigs and fixtures; Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications; Work in a team; Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines; Monitor process capability; Identify processes in kitchen and bathroom projects; Use planning software systems in operations; Determine requirements for installation of cabinets; Set up, operate and maintain routing and shaping machines; Use structured problem solving tools; Fabricate cabinets for the built-in environment; Select timbers for furniture production; Hand make timber joints; Check and measure fit of cabinets; Match furnishing style and materials to customer requirements; Communicate in the workplace; Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines; Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances; Fabricate custom furniture; Prepare surfaces for finishing; Organise on site work; Interpret and use workplace information; Select and apply hardware; Apply quick changeover procedures; Undertake root cause analysis; Work in accordance with an issued permit; Set up, operate and maintain mechanical wood-turning lathes; Construct chair and couch frames; Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining and processing centres; Set up, operate and maintain pressure and clamping machines; Sample, inspect and test products to specifications; Assemble furnishing components; Produce angled and curved furniture using manufactured board; Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines; Apply 5S procedures; Prepare for cabinet installation; Set up and operate basic static machines; Coordinate on-site installation of furnishing products; Set up, operate and maintain multi-head planing and moulding machines; Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture; Apply cost factors to work practices; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Install furnishing products; Conduct on-site adjustments to cabinets and components; Apply surface coatings by spray gun; Apply competitive systems and practices; Set up, operate and maintain planing and finishing machines; Use SCADA systems in operations; Use furniture making sector hand and power tools; Work safely in the construction industry; Apply Just in Time procedures; Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy; Measure and draw site layout for manufactured furniture products; Apply quality standards; Work safely; Produce and maintain cutting tools; Join solid timber

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

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