Cabinetmaker – ANZSCO 394111

Description
Fabricates or repairs wooden furniture, and fits and assembles prepared wooden parts to make furniture.
Skill Level
3
Specialisations
  • Antique Furniture Reproducer
  • Antique Furniture Restorer
  • Chair and Couch Maker
  • Coffin Maker

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Skills Assessment Authority: TRA

Group: 3941 Cabinetmakers

Description
fabricate and repair wooden furniture, and fit and assemble prepared wooden parts to make furniture.
Tasks
  • examining drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications
  • selecting and working with materials such as timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
  • marking out, cutting and shaping wood
  • working from drawings and specifications to make furniture
  • making fittings for boats, caravans and other items where fine detail is required
  • assembling parts to form sections of furniture and completed articles
  • fitting hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves
  • making frames for chairs and couches
  • may repair and refurbish furniture and antiques
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group
  • 394111 Cabinetmaker