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Diploma in Industrial Woodworking Technician

The Industrial Woodworking Technician diploma program from Humber College (located at the Humber Centre for Trades & Technology) provides you with the knowledge and skills to construct and install basic cabinets, as well as build traditional furniture using recognized trade practices.

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Full-time Duration: 18 months
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,056 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

By completing a series of woodworking projects, students explore various types of joinery and construction techniques using hand tools, portable power tools, stationary machines, as well as computer-based technologies. Time management skills and the ability to work to a deadline are developed and stressed throughout the Industrial Woodworking Technician diploma program from Humber College.

Graduates of the program will be able to produce shop drawings, calculate a list of materials, cut out and assemble basic cabinetry or furniture, and apply a finish. Graduates are able to safely operate most common stationary woodworking machinery, as well as run a number of CNC machines.

Courses include:

  • General Drafting and Blueprint Reading
  • Shop Practices and Material Handling
  • Power Tools
  • Fundamentals of Design and Joinery
  • Cabinet Construction
  • English for Skilled Trade Professionals

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Employer interest in our graduates has grown steadily during the program’s history. We offer a comprehensive program that provides a solid grounding in woodworking and prepares students for employment in a wide range of areas including store fixtures, architectural millwork (doors and windows), the kitchen cabinet industry, and furniture construction.

Our advisory committee of industry professionals reviews our curriculum and ensure that students are receiving relevant training to prepare them for work in a range of woodworking related fields

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