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Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodeMSF30313
TAFE SA CodeTP00690
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileCabinet Maker and Furniture MakerCabinet Maker and Furniture Maker
FacultiesBuilding and Construction
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Graduates from this course have rewarding and challenging career options in carpentry, building construction, joinery, cabinet making, furniture making, furniture polishing, floor sanding, glass and glazing, wood machining and upholstery. Career opportunities include wood machinist, wood turner and supervisor.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining (MSF30313)
    This course 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. This 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. 11 core units plus 16 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


     Fee Range (approx)
    Total course cost$12,128 - $19,898
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