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Cabinetmaking

Architecture and Construction

Description

In the Cabinetmaking program, students learn the craft and science of building cabinets. This program includes print reading, design and layout, and finishing. Students specialize in producing fine cabinetry and furniture, as well as architectural woodwork that may include ceiling treatments, doors, trim, walls, and floors. Projects in the shop focus on the methods, materials, machinery, joinery and precise assembly used to create fine flawless products.

Application

Applicants must complete a SouthernTech Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available at SouthernTech campus and online at www.sotech.edu. Enrollment for this career program is open to evening adults.

Tuition

Additional costs may include books, supplies, and miscellaneous fees.

Secondary Student

Free

Post-secondary Student

In-district: $2.50 per hour

Out-of-District: $5.00 per hour

Out-of-State: $7.50 per hour

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for qualifying students.

Courses (600 hours)

Machinery and Joinery Processes (150 hours)
Cabinet Design and Layout (150 hours)
Cabinet Construction (150 hours)
Furniture and Finishing (150 hours)

Estimated time to complete: 10 months

Student Organization

SkillsUSA

Schedule

Postsecondary: evening hours may vary

Employment Options

The following list is associated with the approved SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) for this program and does not necessarily represent immediate opportunities; additional training may be required for some options listed.

Cabinet Assembler, Cabinet Builder, Cabinet Installer, Cabinetmaker, Double End Tenon Operator, Frame Builder, Framer, Woodworker - Approximate Pay Potential: $10-$27/Hour (O*NET source: 51-7011.00 - Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters):

Robby Adams

Robby Adams

Cabinetmaking Instructor

Certifications

Targeted Certifications and/or Credentials

National Occupational Certification Testing Institute (NOCTI) Cabinetmaking
Cabinetmaker Trainee

Certifications may vary by Program and are subject to change without notice.

SkillsUSA

Student Projects

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