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Cabinet Making

Cabinet Makers are among the most constantly employed trades workers in Australia. There is a strong demand by employers in Australia for qualified Cabinet Makers.

Course Overview

Cabinet Makers are currently on the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Cabinet makers enjoy strong employment prospects in Australia and around the world. The high level or employment and strong employment growth, as well as recent construction booms, mean there are a lot of good reasons to study Cabinet Making.

The majority of Cabinet Makers work is carried out on new domestic, commercial and retail constructions. Unlike Carpenters, most Cabinet Makers work out of factories fabricating installations for kitchens, bathrooms or shop fit outs to be later constructed onsite. 

Most Carpenters on the other hand, build large structure on site and often change locations of where they are working for every new job.

Career Opportunities


Cabinet Maker


Onsite Fitter


Factory Manager


Production Manager


Site Foreman


Project Manager



Certificate III In Cabinet Making

Course Duration

Approximately 2 years

Intake Dates

February and July


Brisbane and Melbourne 


From $11,400 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

 Potential Career Outcome:

  • Cabinet Maker (Kitchens and Bathrooms)
  • Cabinet Maker (Furniture)

  • Full-time Cabinet Makers earn an average of $966.00 per week.
  • The average hours worked by a Cabinet Maker in Australia are 41.9 per week.
  • Employment for this occupation rose strongly (in percentage terms) in the past five years and rose strongly in the long-term (ten years).
  • Cabinet Makers have a high proportion of full-time jobs (91.8 %).
  • Cabinet Makers can work independently as a sub-contractor or as part of a larger construction company.

Common Course Requirements

Must have graduated year 12 in their home country

Must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 overall

This course includes 360 hours of vocational placement.

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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Study Cabinet Making was last modified: June 27th, 2020 by Pathway to Aus