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Certificate in Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques Humber College - North Campus Humber College - North Campus, Canada

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Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 16803

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 75

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12 months


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Program Overview

Humber’s Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques program provides you with the knowledge and skills to construct and build traditional furniture, as well as install basic cabinets using recognized trade practices. The program incorporates the use of various types of joinery and construction techniques using hand tools, portable power tools, stationary machines, as well as computer-based technologies, through a project-based approach. Once students complete this certificate, they can apply to continue their studies into Semester 3 of the Industrial Woodworking Diploma.

Graduates of the program will be able to produce shop drawings, calculate a list of materials, cut out and assemble basic cabinetry or furniture and also apply a finish.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Perform furniture and cabinetmaking activities safely to industry standards
  • Identify and compare joinery types for various kinds of furniture and cabinetmaking construction from shop drawings of common furniture and cabinet units
  • Interpret drawings for production planning and estimating
  • Select, maintain and operate hand tools, portable power tools and stationary machinery.
  • Select various grades of lumber and building materials.
  • Perform sanding and adhesive operations to industry standards.
  • Select and apply finishes and hardware used in manufacturing of furniture, cabinets and millwork.
  • Produce furniture, cabinets, and other architectural specialties including, millwork and mouldings to be installed in residential and commercial applications
  • Apply mathematical solutions for furniture and cabinetmaking applications
  • Draft documentation used to order materials, estimate job costs, and prepare invoices for furniture and cabinetmaking purposes.
  • Perform cabinet and furniture construction in an industrial setting
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 75

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any two module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
    • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 75

Application Fee

12000 Per year

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