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

General information

Program code
3 Semesters (1 Year)
Ontario College Certificate
Academic area

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 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.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
  • Most college preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology Foundation, Technology Fundamentals and General Arts and Science*
  • Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications
  • Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.


View the Cabinetmaking Techniques articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

  • CABT1010 Hand and Power Tools
  • CABT1011 Cabinetmaking Applications
  • CABT1012 Finishing Processes
  • CABT1013 Joinery and Fastening
  • CABT1014 Cabinet Construction and Installation
  • CABT1015 Trim and Mouldings
  • CABT1016 Finishing Applications
  • CABT1017 Cabinetmaking Materials
  • CABT1018 Construction Applications
  • CABT1019 Preproduction Planning
  • CABT1020 Advanced Projects
  • CABT1021 Furniture Design
  • CABT1022 Advanced Finishing
  • CABT1023 Construction Detailing
  • DRFT1009 Technical Drawings
  • MATH1007 Mathematics Techniques

Communications Course

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

General Education Course

To be selected from College list