1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    CABINETMAKERS fabricate and repair wooden furniture, and fit and assemble prepared wooden parts to make furniture.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • examining drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications
    • selecting and working with materials such as timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
    • marking out, cutting and shaping wood
    • working from drawings and specifications to make furniture
    • making fittings for boats, caravans and other items where fine detail is required
    • assembling parts to form sections of furniture and completed articles
    • fitting hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves
    • making frames for chairs and couches
    • may repair and refurbish furniture and antiques

      394111 Cabinetmaker


    Fabricates or repairs wooden furniture, and fits and assembles prepared wooden parts to make furniture.

    Skill Level: 3


      Antique Furniture Reproducer
      Antique Furniture Restorer
      Chair and Couch Maker
      Coffin Maker

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