Algonquin College

Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician


Learn in state-of-the-art facilities.
The two-year Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician Ontario College Diploma program at Algonquin College prepares you with the skills and techniques necessary to get started in the industry.
This program, compressed into a 42-week format, is a highly-intensive but rewarding journey for those seeking a hands-on career in the cabinetmaking and woodworking industry. All classes take place at the Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, where students use modern industry-standard equipment and tools. You learn both traditional joinery and advanced technology used in the industry today.
Learn both practical application and theoretical approaches, with classes ranging from the History of Architecture to Wood Technology.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates may find careers in many sectors of the cabinetmaking and woodworking industry, including:

furniture and cabinetmaking
furniture refinishing and restoration
kitchen and commercial cabinetry
boat building and refitting
You may also seek employment as a furniture, tools and/or hardware salesperson, or pursue self-employment opportunities. You may also consider an apprenticeship.
This program is well-suited for students who:

Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning about the cabinetmaking and furniture industry.
Are attentive to detail.
Can work independently.
Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

Program Duration:
42 Weeks
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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