THACA Furniture Making for Hobbyists

VU course code: THACA | Level of study: Short course (non-award)
10 weeks
Face to Face


Course fee is subject to change.

A cabinetmaking student working with wood in the Sunshine trades facilities.


Develop your skills and knowledge in furniture making and wood machining with the Furniture Making for Hobbyists THACA short course at Victoria University.

If you have recently completed training in furniture making, or you would like to brush up on your furniture-making techniques, this course provides the perfect opportunity. You'll work with industry-standard equipment to expand your skills in:

  • building quality furniture
  • using hand and power tools
  • measurements
  • creating timber joints
  • furniture assembly
  • finishing furniture surfaces.

With access to industrial machining equipment, you will be able to complete projects for personal use. You'll also benefit from collaborating with like-minded people, and finding out about employment opportunities in the industry.

Entry requirements

This course is open to learners who have completed a Certificate II in Furniture Making or have existing knowledge or experience working in the industry.

It is a non-accredited course, and you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Course Structure

The short course is delivered one (1) day a week over 10 weeks, 9.30am–12.30pm.

Upon completion of THACA Furniture Making for Hobbyists, a Certificate of Participation will be issued.


Fees for this short course are AU$315.