Located just north of Toronto International Airport, at the Humber Centre for Trades & Technology Industrial Woodworking Technician diploma program provides the knowledge and skills to construct cabinets and fine furniture using both traditional recognized trade practices, as well as computer-based technologies.
Students complete a series of woodworking projects exploring various types of joinery and construction techniques using hand tools, portable power tools, and stationary machines. Time management skills and the ability to work to a deadline are developed throughout the program.
Woodworking classes also focus on verbal and written communication, computer skills, business practices, critical thinking, problem solving, mathematics, and interpersonal/ teamwork skills. Graduates of this program are able to produce shop drawings, calculate material lists, operate woodworking machinery safely and also assemble and apply a finish to basic cabinetry or furniture.