If you like working with wood and the practical approach to work then our cabinet making apprenticeship is the course for you. In our course, you will work with solid timber and manufactured board as you learn a broad range of furniture and cabinet making skills from current industry professionals.

Our cabinet making apprenticeship has an emphasis on freestanding furniture, Learn as you create high quality furniture items that you take with you. You will begin with the basics of drawing up plans and designs as well as calculating what a project will cost then move on to more advanced skills. Our cabinet making course will teach you essential trade skills including:

  • occupational health and safety requirements
  • workplace communication skills
  • the various construction methods, materials and techniques
  • the different styles of furniture that can be created
  • to be a valuable member of a team
  • to read documents
  • to use CNC (computer numerical control) and other woodworking machines including drilling, sawing and edging machines



National Code MSF31113
Study Areas Furniture & Cabinet Making
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 3 years,

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Box Hill

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $850.00
Apprentice Concession $170.00
Full Fee $5,950.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $272.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

You can enrol throughout the year

Full time - 3 years (1 day per week, 8.05am to 4.35pm)

Workplace, Box Hill

You must:

  • be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
  • have a training contract with an employer

After successful completion, you may want to apply into the Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology

Direct entry (apply through your employer and an Australian Apprenticeship Centre)

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

This course may provide you with employment opportunities in the furnishing industry as a cabinetmaker.

This course may also lead to employment opportunities in retail furniture or furniture design.

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MSFFM3009 PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER-AIDED PRODUCTION DRAWINGS 60.0

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MSFFM3011 MEASURE AND DRAW SITE LAYOUT FOR MANUFACTURED FURNITURE PRODUCTS 16.0

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MSAPMSUP102A COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE 20.0

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MSAPMSUP106A WORK IN A TEAM 30.0

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MSFGN2001 MAKE MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS 30.0

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MSFGN3001 READ AND INTERPRET WORK DOCUMENTS 24.0

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MSFFM2001 USE FURNITURE MAKING SECTOR HAND AND POWER TOOLS 40.0

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MSAPMOHS200A WORK SAFELY 30.0

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MSFFM2005 JOIN SOLID TIMBER 8.0

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MSFFM2002 ASSEMBLE FURNISHING COMPONENTS 20.0

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MSFFM3002 CONSTRUCT FURNITURE USING LEG AND RAIL METHOD 64.0

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MSFFM2006 HAND MAKE TIMBER JOINTS 40.0

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MSFFF2006 APPLY SURFACE COATINGS BY SPRAY GUN 60.0

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MSS402051A APPLY QUALITY STANDARDS 30.0

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MSFFF2004 PREPARE SURFACES FOR FINISHING 24.0

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MSFKB3002 DETERMINE REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION OF CABINETS 46.0

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MSFFM2010 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN BAIC STATIC MACHINES 56.0

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MSFKB3003 CHECK AND MEASURE FIT OF CABINETS 20.0

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MSFFM2007 FOLLOW PLANS TO ASSEMBLE PRODUCTION FURNITURE 16.0

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MSFKB3001 IDENTIFY PROCESSES IN KITCHEN AND BATHROOM PROJECTS 80.0

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MSFKB2001 PREPARE FOR CABINET INSTALLATION 12.0

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TLID2003A HANDLE DANGEROUS GOODS/HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES 40.0

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MSFFM3022 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMPUTER NUMBERICALLY CONTROLLED (CNC) MACHINING AND PROCESSING CENTRES 80.0

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MSFFM3019 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AUTOMATED EDGE BANDING MACHINES 60.0

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MSFFM2003 SELECT AND APPLY HARDWARE 16.0

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MSFFM3010 PREPARE CUTTING LIST FROM PLANS AND JOB SPECIFICATIONS 16.0

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MSFFM2011 APPLY MANUFACTURED BOARD CONVERSION TECHNIQUES 16.0

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MSFFM3024 CONSTRUCT JIGS AND FIXTURES 40.0

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MSFGN3002 ESTIMATE AND COST JOB 16.0

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MSFFM3003 PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING MANUFACTURED BOARD 64.0

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MSFFM3012 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN SAWING MACHINES 24.0

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MSFFM3004 PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING SOLID TIMBER 64.0

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MSFFM3007 PREPARE AND APPLY DECORATIVE SURFACES FOR FURNITURE 24.0

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MSFFM3013 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DRILLING MACHINES 24.0

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MSFFM3005 FABRICATE CUSTOM FURNITURE 64.0

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MSAPMSUP102A COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE 20.0

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MSAENV272B PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 30.0

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MSAPMSUP106A WORK IN A TEAM 30.0

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MSFGN2001 MAKE MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS 30.0

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MSFGN3001 READ AND INTERPRET WORK DOCUMENTS 24.0

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MSFFM2001 USE FURNITURE MAKING SECTOR HAND AND POWER TOOLS 40.0

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MSAPMOHS200A WORK SAFELY 30.0

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CPCCOHS1001A WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 6.0

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MSFFM2005 JOIN SOLID TIMBER 8.0

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MSFFM2002 ASSEMBLE FURNISHING COMPONENTS 20.0

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MSFFM3002 CONSTRUCT FURNITURE USING LEG AND RAIL METHOD 64.0

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MSFFM2006 HAND MAKE TIMBER JOINTS 40.0

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MSFFM3005 FABRICATE CUSTOM FURNITURE 64.0

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MSFFF2004 PREPARE SURFACES FOR FINISHING 24.0

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MSFKB3002 DETERMINE REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION OF CABINETS 46.0

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MSFKB3003 CHECK AND MEASURE FIT OF CABINETS 20.0

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MSFKB3001 IDENTIFY PROCESSES IN KITCHEN AND BATHROOM PROJECTS 80.0

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MSFKB2001 PREPARE FOR CABINET INSTALLATION 12.0

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MSFFM3022 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN COMPUTER NUMBERICALLY CONTROLLED (CNC) MACHINING AND PROCESSING CENTRES 80.0

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MSFFM2003 SELECT AND APPLY HARDWARE 16.0

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MSFGN3002 ESTIMATE AND COST JOB 16.0

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MSFFM3010 PREPARE CUTTING LIST FROM PLANS AND JOB SPECIFICATIONS 16.0

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MSFFM2010 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN BAIC STATIC MACHINES 56.0

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MSFFM2011 APPLY MANUFACTURED BOARD CONVERSION TECHNIQUES 16.0

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MSFFF2006 APPLY SURFACE COATINGS BY SPRAY GUN 60.0

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MSS402051A APPLY QUALITY STANDARDS 30.0

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MSFFM3019 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AUTOMATED EDGE BANDING MACHINES 60.0

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MSFFM3009 PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER-AIDED PRODUCTION DRAWINGS 60.0

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MSFFM3003 PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING MANUFACTURED BOARD 64.0

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MSFFM3012 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN SAWING MACHINES 24.0

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MSFFM3004 PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING SOLID TIMBER 64.0

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MSFFM3007 PREPARE AND APPLY DECORATIVE SURFACES FOR FURNITURE 24.0

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MSFFM3013 SET UP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DRILLING MACHINES 24.0

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MSFFM3024 CONSTRUCT JIGS AND FIXTURES 40.0

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TLID2003A HANDLE DANGEROUS GOODS/HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES 40.0

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MSFFM3011 MEASURE AND DRAW SITE LAYOUT FOR MANUFACTURED FURNITURE PRODUCTS 16.0

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MSFFM2007 FOLLOW PLANS TO ASSEMBLE PRODUCTION FURNITURE 16.0

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