Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

MSF30313

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry, windows and doors, and other components utilising a range of specialist machinery, and includes preparing and working from drawings and cutting lists. The skills include static and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine set up, operation maintenance and basic troubleshooting.

There are three possible specialist streams embedded in this qualification:

Stream 1 -- Flat Panel Machining

Stream 2 – Solid Timber Machining

Stream 3 – Machining Technician

Units may be chosen from the specialist stream elective groups to achieve any of the three specialisations or a broad combination of competencies can be selected from all electives with no identified specialisation.

Where specialisation is achieved, RTOs should identify this as follows:

MSF30313 Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

(Flat Panel Machining)

or

MSF30313 Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

(Solid Timber Machining)

or

MSF30313 Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining

(Machining Technician)

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Surveyed graduates of the Architecture and Building field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Employment Status

Surveyed graduates of the Architecture and Building field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

Enrolled in Further Study

Surveyed graduates of the Architecture and Building field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

Median Salary

Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Architecture and Building field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Architecture and Building field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

76.9%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Labourers

13.2%

Labourers
Managers

5.1%

Managers

Top 3 Employing Industries

Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Architecture and Building field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed in:

Construction

89.2%

Construction
Manufacturing

2.8%

Manufacturing
Other Services

1.3%

Other Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Furnishing Career Pathway

Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining is in the Architecture and Building Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Furnishing .


Stream

Timber & Composites Machining

Certificate II

Certificate IV

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

Stream

Cabinet, Furniture Making & Finishing
Flooring Technology
Upholstery
Picture Framing
Mattress & Base Making
Soft Furnishings
Blinds and Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles
Piano Technology
Interior Decoration, Design & Sales
Glass: Glazing, Stained Glass & Leadlight

Advanced Diploma

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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