2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Cabinetmaking and Furniture Construction: CC (CTE)
Certificate of Completion | 33 credits minimum
Division of Apprenticeship and Construction Related Technology
Taylorsville Redwood Campus CT 274
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-4066
Academic and Career Advising
Professor − Chad Fail
Associate Professor − Boyd Johnson
This certificate is designed to provide students with a solid base of knowledge and skills relative to the woodworking, furniture & cabinetmaking fields. It is an introduction to materials that promote the responsible use of natural resources and sustainability. Skills in traditional woodworking tools along with the safe operation of power equipment will be taught. Advanced instruction with sophisticated computer software and computer operated CNC equipment are included.
For information regarding transfer options, please contact the SLCC Program Advisor in Academic and Career Advising.
Entry Level Woodworking & Cabinetmaking jobs with potential for rapid promotion.
Estimated Cost for Students
In addition to SLCC tuition and fees http://www.slcc.edu/cashiering/tuition-and-fees.aspx. Estimated cost of $700 for student woodworking projects, $500 Books & Supplies and $100-300 Personal Tools & Equipment.
Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is one year.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically and creatively
5 - Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
6 - Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
7 - Develop computer and information literacy
|Students learn math skills related to the construction and cabinetmaking discipline
||1, 3, 4
|Students gain a competent knowledge of joinery, materials, techniques, and wood characteristics.
||1, 4, 5, 6
|Students learn kitchen and bath design principles and how to apply them using computer software.
||1, 2, 4, 5, 7
|Students gain an introductory knowledge in the use of CNC technology and be able to successfully complete basic programs
||1, 4, 5, 7
|Students learn the safe and proper use of hand and power tools.
||1, 4, 5, 6
|Students learn principles of wood finishing including the use of green and sustainable wood finishes.
||1, 4, 5