Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology

Learn to build cabinets and furniture; study construction and finishing techniques.

Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology is a versatile program offering a variety of learning paths, career avenues, and a paid co-op work placement that gives you the opportunity to experience the industry firsthand.

This program and the Cabinetry and Woodworking Certificate program share a common Term 1. You will begin by learning about the safe operation of tools and equipment used to produce cabinets, furniture and other wood products. You will then learn and work with construction details, materials, hardware, drafting, computers and finishing techniques. You will receive instruction about the function of today’s woodworking industry, and how to work in it. Employment opportunities remain excellent in Manitoba.

After completing a common Term 1 semester, learning in the diploma program is taken to another level. Delving deeper into the world of wood manufacturing combines academics with hands-on shop work. Emphasis is placed on Industrial Engineering, Production Planning and Operation Management.

Learning is fostered through a blend of workshop practice, classroom delivery, computer labs, advanced woodworking technologies, and manufacturing concepts and techniques. You will complete a major project that gives you the opportunity to step into the real world of woodworking.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll earn a Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology diploma and may begin your career as a Woodworking Technologist. This program may also be eligible for Manitoba Apprenticeship Cabinetmaking Level 1.

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