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Joinery


Quick facts

Credential:
Certificate

Duration:
34 weeks

format:
Full time, Mon - Fri

How to apply

Start date:
November

Location:
Chilliwack, Trades & Technology Centre

Cost:
$5806.68 (Details)

FEATURES:

  • Graduates can earn credit for Level 1 and Level 2 Joinery apprenticeship
  • Program eligible for financial aid

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

UFV’s Joinery program will prepare students for entry into trade and the provincial apprenticeship program. Sample topics include:

  • Reading and interpreting drawings
  • Using joinery shop equipment
  • Applying layout techniques
  • Assembling cabinets
  • Applying finishes
  • Installing hardware
  • CAD drafting for furniture design and cabinet making
  • Programming and operating CNC (computer numerical control) equipment

Graduates can earn credit for their Level 1 and Level 2 Joinery apprenticeship.

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

Joinery is a growing business with great job opportunities for those with creative ability and a knack for getting the job done. As a graduate  from UFV’s Joinery program you are fully equipped for employment in the following industries:

  • Joinery millwork
  • Interior finishing and trimming
  • Furniture design and manufacturing
  • Cabinet design and installation
  • Fine woodworking
  • Ship building
  • Renovations

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduation or equivalent  (or a letter from your school stating you will graduate)
  • Successful completion of math and reading entrance exam

UPGRADING OPTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN THE WORKFORCE

if you’re currently or recently employed as a joiner, our upgrading program allows you to complete your certificate requirements or to become proficient in a specific process or technique.

As an upgrading student, you are expected to meet program prerequisites through previous enrolment or proof of industry experience, approved by the program instructor.

Upgrading students cannot be enrolled for more than 13 weeks or cannot displace anyone registered in an upcoming intake. 

QUESTIONS?

Phone: 604-847-5448
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441, local 5448
Fax: 604-824-7931
Email: trades@ufv.ca
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