Architectural Woodworking/Cabinet Making Technology

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South Campus

Steve Dziedziak
Instructor
253.680.7251

Jim Field
Career Advisor
253.680.7410

Location South Campus

Hours Mon - Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Architectural Woodworking/Cabinet Making TechnologyStudents prepare for careers in cabinet making and millwork crafts, in positions such as wood pattern maker, cabinet maker, door assembler, solid surface fabricator, cabinet and millwork installer, project manager, sander, utility worker, wood pattern maker and machine operator. Shop activities are an integral part of the program and provide training and practical applications in complex joinery, finishing, and installation. Students work with wood and high-tech laminates, perform component design and fabrication, and learn the use of tools and equipment. This program prepares students for the Passport Certification through the Woodworkers Career Alliance (WCA).

Students can earn an Associate of Technology Degree or Certificate of Competency in Production Cabinet Making.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Technology Degree: 112 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
100+ Level Human Relations 5
100+ Level Communication 5
100+ Level Mathematics 5

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
ARWC 101 Introduction to Cabinetmaking 3
ARWC 102 Safety Principles 4
ARWC 103 Cabinetry Blueprints/Plans 4
ARWC 104 Materials 2
ARWC 105 Machine Tools I 4
ARWC 106 Machine Tools II 4
ARWC 107 Machine Tools \CNC 3
ARWC 108 Portable Power Tools 3
ARWC 109 Hand Tools 3
ARWC 110 Basic Cabinet Joinery 4
ARWC 111 Tool Maintenance/Sharpening 3
ARWC 112 Cabinetmaking/ Face Frame Construction I 4
ARWC 113 Cabinetmaking/ Face Frame Construction II 4
ARWC 114 Cabinetmaking/32mm System 3
ARWC 115 Finishing Methods I 3
ARWC 116 Drawers and Doors 2
ARWC 117 Laminates / Countertops /Solid Surface 3
ARWC 118 Occupational Math 3
ARWC 119 Jigs and Fixtures 2
ARWC 120 Cabinetmaking/Commercial Construction 3
ARWC 201 Wood Bending/Lamination Techniques 3
ARWC 202 Architectural Millwork 3
ARWC 203 Beginning Furniture Projects 5
ARWC 204 Cabinet Installation- Residential/Commercial 4
ARWC 205 Advanced Joinery 4
ARWC 206 Cabinetmaking Computer Technology 4
ARWC 207 Veneering Technology 2
ARWC 208 Employment Preparation 3
ARWC 209 Advanced Projects * 5

Certificate of Competency: 79 Credits

Production Cabinet Making

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
90+ Level Human Relations 5
90+ Level Communications 5
90+ Level Mathematics 5

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
ARWC 101 Introduction to Cabinetmaking 3
ARWC 102 Safety Principles 4
ARWC 103 Cabinetry Blueprints/Plans 4
ARWC 104 Materials 2
ARWC 105 Machine Tools I 4
ARWC 106 Machine Tools II 4
ARWC 107 Machine Tools \CNC 3
ARWC 108 Portable Power Tools 3
ARWC 109 Hand Tools 3
ARWC 110 Basic Cabinet Joinery 4
ARWC 111 Tool Maintenance/Sharpening 3
ARWC 112 Cabinetmaking/ Face Frame Construction I 4
ARWC 113 Cabinetmaking/ Face Frame Construction II 4
ARWC 114 Cabinetmaking/32mm System 3
ARWC 115 Finishing Methods I 3
ARWC 116 Drawers and Doors 2
ARWC 117 Laminates / Countertops /Solid Surface 3
ARWC 118 Occupational Math 3
ARWC 119 Jigs and Fixtures 2
ARWC 120 Cabinetmaking/Commercial Construction 3


*These courses may be substituted with a work-based learning component.