Woodworking Technician
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program focuses on both theory and technical skills in materials recognition and selection, machining, finishing, manufacturing and construction to meet a variety of goals in processing wood products. A woodworking technician learns a wide range of skills including cabinet making and kitchen design, trim and construction carpentry, architectural millwork (doors and windows) and furniture making. A woodworking technician is also able to program and operate CNC (computer numeric control) machines for repetitive work.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Work placement
  • Strong industry support
  • Up-to-date labs and equipment
  • Hands-on projects
  • Curriculum parallels apprenticeship standards
  • Opportunities in the manufacturing, design and construction areas
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Woodworking technicians fit well into any environment such as large and small cabinet, furniture and millwork companies, kitchen and bath design centres and commercial and residential construction companies.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: T805

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
BDT106
2
Carpentry Calculations
BDT117
3
Print Reading & Estimating
BDT115
3
Construction Health & Safety
BDT116
2
Machining Theory I
BDT125
8
Machining Practice l
BDT302
2
Materials I

Semester 2
ARC125
2
Building CAD 1
BDT100G
3
Environmental Awareness
BDT218
2
Wood Finishing
BDT219
6
Renovation Carpentry
BDT221
4
Custom Cabinetry
CRP211
3
Outdoor Structures

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
ARC204
3
Building CAD II
BDT303
2
Machining Theory II
BDT308
4
Design Studio
BDT309
8
Architectural Millwork
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective


Semester 4
BDT404WP
3
Computerized Kitchen Design
BDT406
4
Millwork Installation Mechanics
BDT407
4
Computerized Numerical Control
BDT410
6
Stair Design/Manufacturing
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective