Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining


This qualification is part of the Furnishing Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


27 units: 11 core; 16 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Work safely; Communicate in the workplace; Work in a team; Use furniture making sector hand and power tools; Set up and operate basic static machines; Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings; Prepare cutting list from plans and job specifications; Make measurements and calculations; Read and interpret work documents; Estimate and cost job. Flat panel machining; Solid timber machining; Machining technician specialist streams available.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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Timber and Composite Machinist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Alanvale No info No Full time
Alanvale No info No Part time
Clarence No info No Full time
Clarence No info No Part time
TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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