Apr 01, 2023  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Cabinetmaking and Furniture Construction: CC (CTE)

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Certificate of Completion | 33 credits minimum

Division of Technical Specialties
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, CT 274
General Information, (801) 957-4073
Program Information, (801) 957-4066

Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor, Taylorsville Redwood Campus CT 249, (801) 957-4550

Program Faculty:
Associate Professor − Chad Fail
Assistant Professor − Boyd Johnson

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 at (801) 957-4550.

Career Opportunities 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

General Education Requirements

Sample Schedule

Advising Notes:

It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Construction Management program advisor prior to starting this program. It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. The program advisor may be reached at (801) 957-4550. Students wishing to transfer may complete their General Education and receive an AS in Technical Transfer.

Additional Program Notes:

All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employable skills. For more information see http://skillsusautah.org

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