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.
Strong industry support
Up-to-date labs and equipment
Curriculum parallels apprenticeship standards
Opportunities in the manufacturing, design and construction areas
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.
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.