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Wood Machining Fabrication (BP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

Cabinetmakers perform hand and machine operations including cutting, shaping and assembly for the construction of store fixtures, office furniture, residential cabinetry, residential furniture and other articles of wood or related materials.

The Cabinetmaking program at Hennepin Technical College is divided into specific courses designed to introduce the many aspects of the cabinetmaking field.  The Wood Machining Fabrication certificate will focus on precision manufacturing, safety, traditional and computerized layout and design, blueprint reading and quality.

Award Outcomes

Operate woodworking machinery safely and effectively.

Layout and stock bill basic cabinetry components.

Determine appropriate material types for cabinetry.

Manipulate materials for woodworking joinery.

Produce basic cabinetry.

Understand physical properties of wood and composite materials.

Fabricate laminate products.

Calculate material costs of cabinetry.

Manipulate CAD software to produce shop drawings.

Draw cabinetry and furniture components.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the cabinetmaking certificate, an individual will be prepared for employment in a professional woodworking manufacturing facility with responsibilities focused on the machining and assembly of various components.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 16 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CBTG1110Joinery

2

CBTG1121Power Tool Operation

5

CBTG1130Materials

1

CBTG1141Basic Case Construction

4

CBTG1170AutoCAD

4

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Occupational Certificate Credits 16

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CBTG1110Joinery

2

CBTG1121Power Tool Operation

5

CBTG1130Materials

1

CBTG1141Basic Case Construction

4

CBTG1170AutoCAD

4

Total Credits  16

Graduation (16 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


7/10/2018 : BP 3112 / EP