Saturday – November 18, 2017

Architectural Woodworking/Cabinetmaking (2017-2018)

Technical Diploma 

School of Technology and Applied Sciences / Architecture & Construction Career Cluster

Oak Creek Campus
Program Code: 31-409-1
 
For Information: 414-297-6315
Oak Creek Campus, 414-571-4500
 

Overview — This two-semester program prepares you for employment in cabinet shops, millwork shops, furniture factories, display shops and maintenance shops.

The curriculum includes instruction in how to read blueprints, make detailed drawings, and use machinery commonly used in the woodworking industry.

To be successful in the program, you will need good eye-hand coordination. You will be required to use powerful machines and you must be able to follow verbal and written instructions. Reading ability, good spatial visualization and manual dexterity are also important to your success.


Career Pathway — This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Work continues to develop the program into a fully embedded Career Pathway.


Career Outlook — The employment outlook for cabinetmakers, machine operators and repair people is favorable. There are many changes taking place in the woodworking industry, and current training is a marketable asset.

View gainful employment data about this program


Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect graduates to:

  • Read blueprints
  • Identify materials
  • Set up machinery
  • Operate saws, joiners, planers, shapers, sanders and other woodworking machinery
  • Assemble parts

 

Preparation for Admission — The following is required for admission to the program:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

High school woodworking courses will prove highly beneficial. Other helpful courses are mathematics and mechanical or architectural drawing. 

 

Possible Careers
Cabinetmaker
Detailer
Machine Operator
Millworker
Repair Person
Saw Operator
Shaper Operator


Related Programs
Architectural Technology
Carpentry
Electricity
Mechanical Design Technology

 

Start Date: August

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS

Credits

 

(1)  CABMIL-300

Machine Maintenance/Jigs and Fixtures ‡

2

 

(1)  CABMIL-303

Woodworking 1

5

 

(1)  CABMIL-304

Woodworking Fundamentals ‡

3

 

(1)  CABMIL-355

Materials and Construction

1

 

(1)  CABMIL-385

Cabinet Detailing ‡

2

 

(1)  CARP-380

Arithmetic for Carpenters ‡

1

 

  (or) CONSTR-380
 
   

(1)  CIVIL-108

Construction Computer Applications

1

 

(1)  ENG-340

Workplace Communications

2

 

(2)  CABMIL-305

Woodworking 2 ‡

5

 

(2)  CABMIL-306

Advanced Woodworking ‡

3

 

(2)  CABMIL-383

Quantity Survey 1 ‡

2

 

(2)  CABMIL-386

Cabinet Layout ‡

2

 

(2)  MCDESG-120

Basic AutoCAD ‡

1

 

(2)  PAINT-353

Wood Finishing ‡

1

 


TOTAL CREDITS: 31

 

‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.


For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated October 2017.