MSF31113 - Certificate III in Cabinet Making

MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making

By completing the nationally-recognised  MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making – qualification, you will gain the necessary skills to commence your career in Cabinet Making. The trade outcome will position you as a professional in commercial or domestic applications.

Completing this qualification allows you to springboard your career in a variety of fields, including:

  • carpentry
  • construction
  • furniture-making and restoration
  • kitchen and bathroom installation
  • manufacturing
  • retail trade
  • And many more.

Through practical experience included in our cabinet making courses, students gain broader knowledge and skills that lead them towards a fulfilling career. Whether you choose to work with a reputable construction company or develop your own business, this apprenticeship opens excellent pathways for your career.

Upon completing your traineeship, your occupation titles may include Cabinet Maker (Kitchen and Bathrooms) and Furniture Maker.

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What You’ll Learn – MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making)

While undertaking Certificate III in Cabinet Making – MSF31113, you will learn basic foundations and skills to manufacture and fit kitchen and bathroom furniture.
These learned skills can then be applied to both new and restorative work. You will also further learn about safe work practices and the context of the building industry. 

Gain practical experience and insight into what it’s like to work as a valued team member in the field; learn varied techniques and understand how to work with a range of materials from start to finish.

As you complete your core and elective units in MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making you will learn how to use different machines and tools. These experiences will give you the chance to:

  • Learn sustainable work practices
  • Work as a team
  • Conduct measurements and calculations
  • Operate banding machines
  • Prepare a cutting list
  • Handle dangerous goods
  • And so much more.

Access a full range of unit codes and items by downloading the course information flyer (PDF).

Course Deliverables & Specifications

Delivered under the Australian Apprenticeship Program, Skill360 requires applicants to be a minimum age of 13 years old to undertake this training opportunity. You must be employed in an apprenticeship to participate in this training program.

School-based students who aren’t enrolled in years 10, 11 or 12 may be eligible to enter a school-based traineeship. For eligibility, students are required to have exceptional circumstances to warrant consideration, along with meeting all other entry requirements, including being of an age where it is legal to undertake paid employment.

Equipment Requirements
Each trainee needs to supply their own paper, pen and calculator, along with Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), including:

  • Protective footwear
  • Long-sleeve shirt
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety glasses

These are critical to fulfilling your role successfully and safely, as well as meeting WH&S requirements.

Delivery Modes
A substantial amount of work is done via on-the-job experiences during our cabinet making courses. These outcomes can be completed in a full-time or part-time capacity, including school-based modes. During specified block release components, students will be released from work to attend class.

Course Duration
We expect students to complete their apprenticeship within 48 months (4 years). However, it’s expected the duration will be within 42 months (3.5 years).

Course Fees & Funding Availability
This qualification is delivered under the Australian Apprenticeship Program.  The student contribution to fees is currently $1600 for non-concession students and $640 for concession students. A payment schedule can be arranged over the duration of the course.

Students must be employed in an apprenticeship to undertake this training program. A range of independent and government funding may be available for eligible students, including User Choice Funding or Fee-Free Training for year 12 graduates, to substantially help to subsidise the cost of training. 

Employers may contribute to your fees in some cases; however, this shouldn’t be expected, and other options should be considered first.

Please contact the RTO at Skill360 Australia at to discuss the available funding options for your course of choice.

Find Out More!

For further information on this hands-on course and traineeship, download the MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinetmaking information flyer (PDF) for further information.

Contact Skill360 at or call 1300 933 358 to ask us any further questions regarding course requirements and eligibility.

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