Bakersfield College


Job Skills Certificate

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.

  • To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate
    Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Woodworking/Cabinetmaking Job Skills Certificate.
  • To Transfer Coursework
    A minimum of 6 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.
  • Program Learning Outcomes
    Upon successful completion, the student will
    • 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.

Total Units: 6

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
WOOD B1 Introduction to Woodworking Technologies 3.0
WOOD B2 Furniture and Cabinetmaking 3.0
WOOD B5 Intermediate Cabinetmaking 3.0
Kern Community College District