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
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2021 Barrie

Program description

In this project-based program, students are provided the opportunity to develop and advance foundational knowledge and skills for the cabinetmaking industry. Experiential learning ensures that students are competent in all aspects of the industrial cabinetmaking/woodworking field, from planning stages through to the application of final finishes on a variety of solids and manufactured products.

Career opportunities

Our graduates enjoy success as employees in custom or production furniture building, commercial millwork, kitchen cabinet making, custom stair shops, finishing and residential trim. Potential career opportunities include, trim carpentry, installers, cabinetmaker, machine set up technician, shop supervisor and 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/

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

Program-specific 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 1036 - Math for Wood Trades
    (Semester 1 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1014 - Cabinet Construction and Installation
    (Semester 2 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1016 - Finishing Applications
    (Semester 2 / 28 hours)
  • CABT 1018 - Construction Applications
    (Semester 2 / 84 hours)
  • CABT 1024 - Trim and Mouldings
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • CABT 1025 - Cabinetmaking Materials
    (Semester 2 / 28 hours)
  • DRFT 1018 - AutoCAD and Cabinetmaking Software
    (Semester 2 / 28 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 2)
  • CABT 1019 - Preproduction Planning
    (Semester 2)
  • CABT 1020 - Advanced Projects
    (Semester 2)
  • CABT 1021 - Furniture Design, Stair and Film Construction Fundamentals
    (Semester 2)
  • CABT 1022 - Advanced Finishing
    (Semester 2)
  • CABT 1023 - Construction Detailing
    (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 3)