Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining - MSF30313


This qualification is part of the Furnishing Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge required to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry, windows and doors, and other components utilising a range of specialist machinery, and includes preparing and working from drawings and cutting lists. The skills include static and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine set up, operation maintenance and basic troubleshooting.


27 units: 11 core; 16 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Apply sheet laminates by hand; Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings; Troubleshoot microcontroller based hardware systems; Set up, operate and maintain joining machines; Apply manufactured board conversion techniques; Make measurements and calculations; Estimate and cost job; 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; Undertake basic production scheduling; Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications; Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment; Work in a team; Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines; Use hand tools; Use planning software systems in operations; Set up, operate and maintain routing and shaping machines; Select timbers for furniture production; Produce patterns and templates; Communicate in the workplace; Set up, operate and maintain automated edge banding machines; Install and commission computer numerically controlled (CNC) software; Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances; Prepare surfaces for finishing; Follow plans to assemble production furniture; Apply quick changeover procedures; Set up, operate and maintain mechanical wood-turning lathes; Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements; 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; Mistake proof an operational process; Set up, operate and maintain drilling machines; Set up and operate basic static machines; Set up, operate and maintain multi-head planing and moulding machines; Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furniture; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Fabricate or machine tooling; Apply competitive systems and practices; Set up, operate and maintain planing and finishing machines; Use furniture making sector hand and power tools; Set up, operate and maintain basic static woodworking machines for furniture designs; 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; Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools; Join solid timber

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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