In this foundation program you’ll learn to design, construct, finish and repair high-quality wood products such as kitchen cabinets, furniture and fixtures. You'll earn level 1 technical training credit and work-based training hours toward your Interprovincial (Red Seal) certification when you register as an apprentice. As a graduate, you'll be prepared to pursue a career in millwork, furniture building, cabinet making, marine joinery, residential finishing carpentry, sales or as self-employed artisans.
Priority Admission is available for Indigenous students.
Complete the Indigenous Priority Admission form as part of your application.
The program webpages contain extensive information about curriculum, admission, highlights, costs and schedule. Please email your question here if you cannot find what you are looking for on the program page. Be sure to note your program of interest in the subject line. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to meet with an advisor through the online booking system.
I love learning the intricate techniques to build something by hand. You have to be so precise and also patient with the piece you’re working on. Our instructor Steven was so supportive. He holds us to a high standard, but also ensures we develop our skills so we can meet that standard.
Katerina Boguslavsky, Joinery/Cabinetmaking grad