Bakersfield College

Woodworking/Cabinetmaking

Woodworking/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 employment in the woodworking/ cabinetmaking industry.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in product design and development in the woodworking industry.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for certification in the woodworking program.

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 Woodworking / Cabinetmaking Certificate of Achievement.

Total Units: 23-25

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
WOOD B1 Introduction to Woodworking Technologies 2.0
WOOD B5 Intermediate Cabinetmaking 3.0
WOOD B50 Advanced Woodworking 3.0
CNST B1 Introduction to Construction 3.0
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness or equivalent 1.0-3.0

Electives: Choose 3 courses (9 units)

Course # Name Units
WOOD B50 Advanced Woodworking (repeat for additional experience) 3.0
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