This course is offered as an apprenticeship as well as a non apprenticeship course.

Do you like the hands-on approach to work? Are you interested in working with wood? During this course you will work with solid timber and manufactured board as you learn a broad range of furniture making skills.

This course will teach you essential trades skills including occupational health and safety requirements, workplace communication skills and how to be a valuable member of a team.

You will learn how to read documents, use hand and power tools, the various construction methods, materials and techniques used as well as the different styles of furniture that can be created. You will begin with the basics of drawing up plans and designs as well as calculating what a project will cost.

You will use a CNC and other woodworking machines including drilling, sawing and edging machines.

Learn as you create high quality furniture items that you can take with you.




National Code MSF30213
Study Areas Building & Construction
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 3 years, (apprenticeship)
FL: options available (non apprenticeship)

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Box Hill

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $800.00
Apprentice Concession $160.00
Full Fee $5,600.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $256.00
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. Ask about our flexible delivery options for non apprenticeship training.

Apprenticeship: full time - 3 years (1 day per week) 8.05am to 4.35pm.
Non apprenticeship: ask about our flexible delivery options.

Workplace, Box Hill

For the apprenticeship course you will need:

  • to be previously registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
  • a training contact with an employer.

For the non apprenticeship course you will need to:

  • be 16 years of age
  • apply directly to the Institute

You may want to continue on and complete the Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology.

  • For the apprenticeship course - you will need to apply through your employer and an Australian Apprenticeship Centre.
  • For non apprenticeship training - enrol directly with the Institute.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

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 furniture maker.

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

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CPCCJN3003A MANUFACTURE COMPONENTS FOR DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES AND DOORS 80.0

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CPCCSH3001A SET OUT AND ASSEMBLE CABINETS, SHOWCASES, WALL UNITS, COUNTERS AND WORKSTATIONS 80.0

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CPCCCA2002B USE CARPENTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 96.0

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CPCCPD3021A PREPARE SURFACES FOR PAINTING 40.0

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MSFFM3006 INSTALL FURNISHING PRODUCTS 24.0

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MSAPMOHS200A WORK SAFELY 30.0

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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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MSFFM2002 ASSEMBLE FURNISHING COMPONENTS 20.0

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MSFFM3009 PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER-AIDED PRODUCTION DRAWINGS 60.0

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MSFFM2006 HAND MAKE TIMBER JOINTS 40.0

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MSFGN2001 MAKE MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS 30.0

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MSFFF2004 PREPARE SURFACES FOR FINISHING 24.0

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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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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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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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MSFFM2005 JOIN SOLID TIMBER 8.0

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MSFFM3006 INSTALL FURNISHING PRODUCTS 24.0

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MSFFM3002 CONSTRUCT FURNITURE USING LEG AND RAIL METHOD 64.0

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MSFFM3003 PRODUCE ANGLED AND CURVED FURNITURE USING MANUFACTURED BOARD 64.0

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MSFFM3010 PREPARE CUTTING LIST FROM PLANS AND JOB SPECIFICATIONS 16.0

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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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MSFFM2007 FOLLOW PLANS TO ASSEMBLE PRODUCTION FURNITURE 16.0

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MSFFM3011 MEASURE AND DRAW SITE LAYOUT FOR MANUFACTURED FURNITURE PRODUCTS 16.0

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CPCCJN3003A MANUFACTURE COMPONENTS FOR DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES AND DOORS 80.0

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CPCCSH3001A SET OUT AND ASSEMBLE CABINETS, SHOWCASES, WALL UNITS, COUNTERS AND WORKSTATIONS 80.0

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MSS402051A APPLY QUALITY STANDARDS 30.0

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CPCCPD3021A PREPARE SURFACES FOR PAINTING 40.0

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MSFKB3001 IDENTIFY PROCESSES IN KITCHEN AND BATHROOM PROJECTS 80.0

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CPCCCA2002B USE CARPENTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 96.0

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MSFFT4006 CONSTRUCT PROTOTYPES AND SAMPLES 160.0

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