MSFFM3043 - Install cabinetry

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Unit code: MSFFM3043 | Study level: TAFE


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install custom-made or mass manufactured cabinetry and all associated fixtures and fittings. It requires the ability to complete pre-installation checks, identify site constraints, install products and complete quality checking of finished work.Cabinet installers with this competency follow established procedures using discretion, judgement and problem solving to install cabinetry and resolve installation issues, often in consultation with others. Installers may or may not have been 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:

  • install each of the follow types of cabinetry on at least 2 occasions, to include at least one ‘run’ involving 3 different cabinetry types:
  • floor mounted
  • wall mounted
  • full height
  • overhead.

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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