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FJF-100 Safe Practices in Cabinetmaking/Joinery

37 hours


This course introduces students to specific woodworking safety practices. Emphasis will be given to fire prevention and control and Occupational Health and Safety regulations relevant to the trade. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-101 Shop Drawings And Layouts

142 hours


This course introduces common woodworking joints and their applications in the Cabinetmaking/Joinery profession. Instruction also includes standard drafting practices and layout techniques used in the Woodworking trades. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-102 Material Selection

135 hours


This course introduces solid wood, plywood, composites board materials and their applications in Woodworking trades. Emphasis will also be given to plastic laminates, specialty materials, adhesives, and hardware along with their recommended handling and storage practices. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-103 Hand Tools in Woodworking

52 hours


This course explores the wide variety of hand tools used in the Joinery/Cabinetmaking profession. Emphasis will be placed on developing a high level of proficiency working with a wide variety of materials. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-104 Portable Power Tools in Woodworking

53 hours


This course focusses on the selection, use, and maintenance of a wide range of hand-held portable power tools including saws, drills, routers, biscuit joiners, sanders and fastening tools. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-105 Stationary Woodworking Machines

165 hours


This course focusses on the selection, use, and maintenance of a wide range of stationary woodworking machines including saws, jointers, planers, sanders, drilling and boring machines, edge-banders, and lathes. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-106 Product Assembly

143 hours


This course equips students to use clamps and other assembly techniques in the construction of furniture and cabinets. Emphasis will also be given to introducing the necessary documents and packaging procedures required to ship millwork. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-107 Wood Finishing - Surface Preparation

23 hours


This course focusses on the preparation of wood surfaces to receive a stain and clear or coloured protective topcoat. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-108 Furniture Design And Advanced Joinery Techniques

45 hours


This course focusses on the preparation of wood surfaces to receive a stain and clear or coloured protective topcoat. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-109 Marine Joinery

45 hours


This course extends students' design and technical woodworking skills to marine joinery including the interior construction and selection of exterior wooden components of a vessel. Emphasis will be given to design for the marine environment, material selection, joinery, and structural considerations. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-110 Woodshop Business Operations

45 hours


This course presents essential business and marketing skills for future opportunities for both employees and employers' long-term economic goals. Emphasis will be given to best business practices for entrepreneurship as artists or joinery masters. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-111 Computer Aided Design And Drafting

45 hours


This course introduces computer hardware and software and provides an overview of Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) which includes an understanding of the Cartesian Coordinates System used in drafting software. The course will focus primarily on drawing using drafting software. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-112 Advanced Stationary Woodworking Machines

45 hours


This course encompasses instruction and applied learning specific to the use of mortising machines and panel saws. Emphasis will be given to obtaining a strong understanding of the equipment, components and procedures for safe operation. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-113 Kitchen Cabinets, Casework, And Millwork

45 hours


The course blends theory and applied learning through the process of planning, fabricating, and installing kitchen millwork. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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FJF-114 Wood Finishing - Hand and Spray

45 hours


This course focusses on the selection and application of top coats by hand and modern spray equipment. Emphasis will be given to applied learning on the safe operation and maintenance of spray equipment. This course follows the requirements of ITA Cabinet Maker (Joiner) Level 1.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Furniture Design and Joinery Certificate program.

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OFA-001 WHMIS 2015

4 hours


This course is an introduction to the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. The course includes the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling for chemicals (GHS) as well as WHMIS legislation introduced in 1988. Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course.


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OFA-010 Occupational First Aid Level 1

8 hours


Learn CPR, choking and hemorrhage control and minor wound care according to WSBC Regulations, Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). This WorkSafeBC course is an excellent entry level WSBC First Aid course that is a recognized by local industry. Certification is by WSBC and is valid for three years.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent/ guardian signed waiver. Picture identification must be brought to the 1st class.

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