1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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CABINETMAKERS fabricate or repair wooden furniture and fit and assemble prepared wooden parts to make furniture.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examining drawings, work orders or 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 or specifications to make furniture
  • making fittings for boats, caravans or other items where fine detail is required
  • assembling parts to form sections of furniture and completed articles
  • fitting hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves


This section contains the following subsection :
              4922-01 Supervisor, Cabinetmakers
              4922-11 Cabinetmaker
              4922-81 Apprentice Cabinetmaker

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