Carpentry - Cabinet Making

An instructor in a green hard hat assists a female student in a red hard hat as she kneels on the ground and saws building materials in front of a construction area.

Carpentry - Cabinet Making

Subject Area: STEM, Advanced Manufacturing and Construction

Award: Certificate

Minimum Credits: 5

Location: Calmar, Peosta

Entry: Spring

Contact email: ondrashekb@nicc.edu, burdst@nicc.edu

Description

This certificate emphasizes techniques involved in the building of residential and light commercial cabinets in terms of joinery for cabinet work. Students complete hands-on competency-based training using different types of joinery in constructing cabinets with doors and drawers included in cabinet structures.

Admissions Requirements
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACCUPLACER® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
Academic Requirements

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
CON:384 Cabinet Making 5.0
Employment Information

With an average annual income of $24,897 - $58,926 and a projected growth of 25.6%, the career outlook for Carpentry - Cabinet Making graduates is outstanding.

Source: Institutional Effectiveness

Additional Information

The Carpentry programs are recognized by the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research). All Peosta and Calmar Carpentry students will become OSHA certified through Career Safe Online.

Facilities

  • Off-campus Building Site (Calmar)
  • Job Site House Project (Peosta, various locations)
Contacts

Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240
gravesl@nicc.edu

Brian Ondrashek
Carpentry Instructor, Calmar
800.728.2256, ext. 480
ondrashekb@nicc.edu

Terry Burds
Carpentry Instructor, Peosta
800.728.7367, ext. 238
burdst@nicc.edu