Bakersfield College


Cabinetmaking Certificate of Achievement

This certificate covers the principles of woodworking to include materials, hand tools, wood cutting machinery and wood finishing. Emphasis will be put on designs to include modular construction, new materials and processes. Advanced bidding techniques are discussed.

Program Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four year university degree program and/or certification in the department programs

Career Opportunities:

Cabinetmaker, Carpenter.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Cabinetmaking Certificate of Achievement.

Total Units: 33

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
WOOD B1 Introduction to Woodworking Technologies 3.0
WOOD B2 Furniture and Cabinetmaking 3.0
CNST B1 Introduction to Construction 3.0
WOOD B5 Intermediate Cabinetmaking 3.0
WOOD B65A Advanced Cabinetmaking 3.0
WOOD B65B Advanced Cabinetmaking 3.0
ENGL Approved Course  
MATH B50 Modern College Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra 4.0
  Math Placement Assessment Level 2 or Above  
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness or equivalent 3.0

Electives to equal 33 units

Course # Name Units
INDT B274 Special Problems in Woodworking 2.0 3.0
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) 3.0
FORE B2 Natural Resources 3.0
ENGL B50 Introduction to College Composition 4.0
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