394111 Cabinetmaker

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
394111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Cabinetmaker
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

394111 CABINETMAKER

Fabricates or repairs wooden furniture, and fits and assembles prepared wooden parts to make furniture.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Antique Furniture Reproducer
Antique Furniture Restorer
Chair and Couch Maker
Coffin Maker

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3941 Cabinetmakers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3941
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Cabinetmakers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3941 CABINETMAKERS

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
867.70
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
867.70