Furniture and Cabinet Making

Your future in furniture and cabinet making can really take off with a qualification at Kangan Institute.

Why choose Kangan Institute?

We offer a range of furniture and cabinet making nationally-recognised qualifications from certificate II to III. Customised training and blended learning options are available - this means that students get to train at their own pace with easy access to learning resources, whilst employers get to spend more time with the apprentices on-the-job.Strong links with leading industry groupsWe've helped thousands of students achieve their training and career goals. Read our student testimonials here.Our students have achieved great success across the state and beyond.

Study options

Apart from our nationally-accredited certificate and diploma programs and apprenticeships and traineeships, we also offer:

  • Pre-apprenticeships - Pre-apprenticeships are a great way to start your career and can be offered while you are still in secondary school as a VET in Schools program.
  • Short courses - We regularly run short courses - these are suited for beginners, hobbyists or licensed builders. Check out our available short courses here.

Possible career opportunities

Our qualifications can lead to a number of job opportunities in the furniture and cabinet making field such as:

  • Kitchen and cabinet maker
  • Furniture maker and finisher

Skills Recognition

If you have relevant skills from work or life experience, you may be able to reduce your training time via Skills Recognition. The process assesses your prior knowledge and provides credits for the units for which you already have knowledge about. Find out more here. You can also read about some of our skills recognition candidates' experiences here.

Other training available

  • Introduction to Furniture Making
  • Furniture Making
  • Furniture Upholstery
  • Furniture Spray
  • Polishing Wood Finishing/French Polishing Wood Turning
  • Advanced Wood Turning
  • CNC Machining Centre
  • Advanced CNC Machining Centre

Where are we located?

This department is located at Broadmeadows campus close to public transport. The campus is regularly expanding to improve its facilities and services for our students.

Contact us

  • 13 TAFE (13 8233)
  • Fax:(03) 9353 1871