Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

Duration Up to 48 months Part Time
National CodeMSF30113
TAFE SA CodeTP00688
Example Career ProfileCabinet Maker and Furniture MakerCabinet Maker and Furniture Maker
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This qualification will prepare you to work as a furniture finisher where you can gain work either in a modern field such as kitchens and commercial interiors, or in a more traditional environment such as restoration and preservation. A furniture finisher complements and provides the final ‘wow’ factor to a finished item of furniture. It is an important and integral part of the furnishing industry and there is a high demand for qualified and experienced furniture finishers.



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Course Admission Requirements

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    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification reflects vocational outcomes for those performing furniture finishing job roles in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

    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 Furniture Finishing (MSF30113)
    Skills covered include safety, handling dangerous goods/hazardous substances, communication, teamwork, power tools, measurements and calculations, interpreting plans and estimating/costing. 10 core units plus 13 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 TAFE SA course cost$14,616 - $15,876
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