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
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.