Mar 03, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Cabinetmaking and Furniture Construction: CC (CTE)

Certificate of Completion | 33 credits minimum

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
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.

Transfer Information
For information regarding transfer options, please contact the SLCC Program Advisor in Academic and Career Advising.

Career Opportunities
Entry Level Woodworking & Cabinetmaking jobs with potential for rapid promotion.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees:

Books & Supplies: $500
Course Fees: $110
Other (student woodworking projects): $700 
Other (personal tools & equipment): $100-300

NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

General Education Requirements

Certificates of Completion contain instructional components in communication, computation, and human relations.

Program General Education Notes


                Communication: BUS 2200 or COMM 1010 or COMM 1020

                Computation: CMGT 1100 or any approved Quantitative Literacy (QL)  course.

                Human Relations: LE 1220 or MKTG 1010 or MKTG 1960 or any approved Human Relations (HR)  course.

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Learn math skills related to the construction and cabinetmaking discipline. [1,3,4]
  • Gain a competent knowledge of joinery, materials, techniques, and wood characteristics. [1,4,5,6,7]
  • Learn kitchen and bath design principles and how to apply them using computer software. [1,2,4,5,6,9]
  • Gain an introductory knowledge in the use of CNC technology and be able to successfully complete basic programs. [1,4,6,9]
  • Learn the safe and proper use of hand and power tools. [1,4,6,7]
  • Learn principles of wood finishing including the use of green and sustainable wood finishes. [1,4,5,6]