MSFFM3041 - Determine and document requirements for cabinetry installation

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Unit code: MSFFM3041 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct onsite assessment of spatial and other requirements for the installation of fitted cabinetry. This includes assessment of overall site, walls, floors, appliances, services and other structural components in addition to taking detailed and precise measurements. Cabinetry may be custom-made or mass manufactured.Cabinet installers with this competency follow procedures, using discretion, judgement and problem solving to identify and resolve potential installation issues. Installers may or may not be involved in the actual construction of cabinetry.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work-based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • conduct 2 site assessments and identify issues impacting installation arising from:
  • overall site condition and access
  • structure
  • appliances
  • services
  • for each of the above 2 site assessments, produce accurate documentation that includes:
  • scaled plan and elevation identifying:

    all site dimensions
    placement and dimensions of all features impacting manufacture and installation

  • supporting site information to inform manufacture and installation
  • recognise and respond to 2 different challenges posed by site conditions:
  • 1 structural
  • 1 appliance or services related.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.

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