Cabinet Making and Timber Technology MSF30322

Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology MSF30322

CRICOS Course: 113918C

Entry Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations

What is the Qualification About?

This qualification enable workers with, tradesperson-level skills in the manufacture and/or installation of products, including furniture and cabinetry, made from timber and other materials. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Qualification Description

Workers with this qualification have tradesperson-level skills in the manufacture and/or installation of products, including furniture and cabinetry, made from timber and other materials.
They have core skills in tool use, measuring, drawing (including computer-aided design), interpreting work documentation, preparing cutting lists, communication, teamwork, and safe and environmentally sustainable work practices. They may have specialised skills in wood machining, cabinet and furniture making, kitchen and bathroom construction and installation, marine cabinetry, coopering or drafting.
Work is in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader activities involving established routines, methods, and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services, or contingency measures. Individuals collaborate with others to achieve quality outcomes and take responsibility for their own work. They may have some limited responsibility for the work of others.
Kitchen and bathroom installers must be licensed in some states, and induction training is required for those working on construction sites.


On successfully completing this course, graduates will receive the nationally recognised.
MSF30322 Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology


Face to face classroom, Practical training, and assessment in DIC’s Building Barn


On successful completion of the course candidates can seek employment as

  • Cabinet Maker-Kitchen and Bathrooms
  • Cabinet Maker-Kitchen and Bathrooms

For overseas students on an Australian student visa, DIC has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.


Students exiting this qualification may choose to progress with further studies by undertaking one
CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)


MSFFM2013 – Use furniture making hand and power tools

MSFFM3030 – Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings

MSFFM3031 – Prepare cutting lists from design and production documentation

MSFGN2001 – Make measurements and calculations

MSFGN3005 – Read and interpret work documents

MSMENV272 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMSUP102 – Communicate in the workplace

MSMSUP106 – Work in a team

MSFFF2012 – Prepare surfaces for finishing

MSFFM2016 – Join solid timber

MSFFM2017 – Hand make timber joints

MSFFM2018 – Operate basic static machines safely

MSFFM3025 – Construct furniture using leg and rail method

MSFFM3026 – Produce angled and curved components using manufactured board

MSFFM3027 – Produce angled and curved components using solid timber

MSFFM3028 – Prepare and apply decorative surfaces for furnishing products

MSFFM3029 – Select timbers for furniture production

MSFFF2009 – Use furniture finishing sector hand and power tools

MSFFM2014 – Select and apply hardware

MSFGN3006 – Estimate and cost job

TLID0021 – Store and handle dangerous goods and hazardous substances

MSFFM2019 – Assemble furnishing products

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

MSFFM3032 – Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines

MSFFM3034 – Set up, operate and maintain joining machines

Course Duration

  • 92 Weeks of Classroom/Workshop based training.
  • *Academic break times are indicative and are subject to change.


Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.

Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment is completed in Workshop.

Assessment Methods Assessment methods may include the following:

  • Observations
  • Case study
  • Projects
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Role play
  • Quiz
  • Supervised assessment
  • Practical observation


On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with MSF30322 Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Pathways from the qualification

Study Pathways

After achieving the MSF30322 Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology candidates may choose to undertake CPC50220 Diploma of building and Construction (Building) or other relevant qualifications.

Delivery And Assessment

  • Classroom / face to face
  • Workshop Sessions

Career Outcomes

This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Cabinet Maker-Kitchen and Bathrooms
  • Self-employed contractor

Course Fee

Tuition fee: – $20,000

Application fee: – $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: – $200 (Text books)

Student Kit: – $500 (Uniform Kit)

  • Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors
  • Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs
  • Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams
  • Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots
  • Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats

Total course cost: – $ 21,200
Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately
Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately


2023 Application Form

Student Information Booklet

Total number of Students in this course : 3

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