MSFFM3042 - Fabricate cabinetry

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Unit code: MSFFM3042 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to fabricate components from manufactured board or timber and assemble them into cabinets.Workers with this competency follow established procedures in timber technology industries using discretion, judgement and problem solving to identify and resolve routine product and machine issues.


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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:

  • fabricate cabinetry products from cutting lists or cut plans to workplace standards, including at least 2 of the following:
  • floor cabinet
  • wall cabinet
  • tall cabinet
  • as part of the above, at least 5 of the following must be fabricated:
  • end panels
  • shelving
  • bench tops
  • backs
  • bottoms
  • doors and fixing rails
  • meet workplace standards for efficiency, including:
  • identifying and resolving routine problems
  • working with others, recognising dependencies and using cooperative approaches to optimise workflow and productivity.

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.

As part of a course

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