ACFA have been providing training services as a Registered Training Organisation since 1996

ACFA has been delivering industry specialised training for the cabinetmaking, furnishing, kitchen and bathroom industries for over 20 years using our workplace training model.  

With a variety of training programs available, clients are able to select a program that specifically meets their workplace or personal requirements. 


Starting an Apprenticeship or Traineeship is an effective and exciting way to enter the Cabinetmaking & Furnishing industry. Apprenticeships & Traineeship offer a practical approach to training where you receive on the job training while working towards your trade qualification. 

 Apprenticeships & Traineeships are available to: 

  • New workers entering the workforce seeking a trade qualification (including junior employees)
  • Adult workers who have no formal industry qualification, but who have several years of industry work experience 

Apprentices & Trainees are trained on the job by their employer, with support of our Industry specialised Trainers & Assessors with flexible study arrangements tailored to suit your workplace needs.


ACFA service the entire states of:

  • NSW
  • SA

Fee for service upon request:

  • ACT
  • QLD

Recognition Programs

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programs are available to people currently working in the industry that have not had their skills, knowledge and experience formally recognised.

RPL is an assessment process that provides candidates with credit for skills, knowledge and experience gained through working and learning. It can be gained at any stage of their lives, through formal and informal learning, in Australia or overseas, through work activities.

It has all the same requirements as other types of assessment. It involves collecting evidence and making judgments on whether competence has been achieved which can be submitted and assessed completely online and via correspondence.

Evidence can be collected through:

  • Work References
  • Work Examples
  • Observations
  • Questioning
  • Professional conversations
  • Examination of past work history
  • Formal Trade Tests
  • Tailored Workplace Training Programs

    For businesses looking to develop their workforce and enhance current business practices, ACFA is able to develop individually tailored business training and development programs focusing on these key areas.

    Programs can be both part of accredited and non-accredited training dependent on the requirements your workplace.

    For more information on how we can assist your business, contact our office on 1300 342 248 or email [email protected]


    Below is a list of qualifications available through ACFA. Our industry trained Assessors will work closely with you to develop a Training Plan that meets your individual needs, whether this is in the workplace or for your own professional development.

    Certificate III programs

     Certificate II programs

    RTO Code: 90432