Cabinetmaking Techniques Stand out from the rest - learn custom cabinetmaking here. Enjoy smaller class sizes, excellent facilities, sustainable practices.

General information

Program code
CABT
Duration
3 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Certificate
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie

Program description

This program gives students many project opportunities that develop the foundational knowledge and skills for the cabinetmaking industry. Many hands-on opportunities ensure that graduates are competent in all aspects of the industrial cabinetmaking/woodworking field, from the planning stages to the application of final finishes on various products.

Career opportunities

Our graduates enjoy success as employees in custom or production furniture building, millwork, kitchen cabinet making, furniture finishing and residential trim. Potential career opportunities include cabinetmaker, shop supervisor, machine set up technician, or self-employment.

A graduate may wish to discuss the possibility of eligibility for apprenticeship credits into the Cabinetmaking apprenticeship program with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • CABT 1010 - Hand and Power Tools (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • CABT 1011 - Cabinetmaking Applications (Semester 1 / 70 hours)
  • CABT 1012 - Finishing Processes (Semester 1 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1013 - Joinery and Fastening (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • DRFT 1009 - Technical Drawings (Semester 1 / 28 hours)
  • MATH 1007 - Mathematics Techniques (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • CABT 1014 - Cabinet Construction and Installation (Semester 2 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1015 - Trim and Mouldings (Semester 2 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1016 - Finishing Applications (Semester 2 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1017 - Cabinetmaking Materials (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • CABT 1018 - Construction Applications (Semester 2 / 84 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

  • CABT 1020 - Advanced Projects (Semester 3)
  • CABT 1021 - Furniture Design (Semester 3)
  • CABT 1022 - Advanced Finishing (Semester 3)
  • CABT 1023 - Construction Detailing (Semester 3)