- Is a Cabinetmaker Apprenticeship right for you?
You are well-suited to this program if you:
- Enjoy an active, hands-on approach to learning
- Have good hand-eye coordination and pay close attention to detail
- Think analytically and have strong observational skills
- Have basic knowledge of math fundamentals
About this Apprenticeship
- Length:3 to 3.5 Years
- Class Location:Welland Campus
- Starts In:Winter
- Credential:Certificate of Apprenticeship
- School of:Trades
Apprentices complete 720 hours of college instruction, which leads to approximately 4 years of on-the-job training as paid trainees.
This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.
|APPR1510||Applied Trade Calculations||2|
|APPR1511||Cabinet Construction I||4|
|APPR1512||Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools||3|
|APPR1514||Protect Self and Others||1|
|APPR1515||Stationary Machines and Production Sequences I||3|
|APPR1516||Trade Drawings and Layouts I||2|
|APPR1520||Cutting Tool Theory||1|
|APPR1521||Cabinet Construction II||6|
|APPR1525||Stationary Machines and Production Sequences II||4|
|APPR1526||Trade Drawings and Layouts II||2|
|APPR1531||Cabinet Construction III||5|
|APPR1536||Trade Drawings and Layouts III||2|
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma, or Grade 12 equivalency, and
- Employment in the trade
- Architectural woodwork (millwork)
- Commercial furnishings
- CNC manufacturing
- Residential furnishings
- Yacht interiors
- Specialty items
Why Study at Niagara College?
- More than three decades of apprenticeship in-school training experience.
- Outstanding levels of student satisfaction.
- Highly experienced and supportive professors.
- State-of-the-art facilities for your practical experiences.
- Small class sizes where you will receive individual attention from the professor.
- Student support system which includes counselling and financial aid.
I really enjoy … the teachers. They are very easy to talk to when I have questions, and I have learned a great deal from them as a skilled tradesman. This program has prepared me for various tasks such as problem solving. I am able to recognize different things, such as when a machine needs the cutters changed, … or if something is wrong and … it isn’t working properly, I’m able to fix it myself.
The Benefits of Apprenticeship
- The Province of Ontario is facing a large shortage of skilled labour.
- A certified journeyperson earns a good wage.
- Approximately 18 per cent of skilled workers are self-employed.
- There is, and will continue to be, a demand for highly qualified, highly skilled tradespeople.
- Majority of tuition for the in-school training is paid for by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.