Building Trades Woodworking - Certificate of Completion

The Woodworking Certificate Program is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive and hands-on experience in the art and craft of woodworking. This program is ideal for individuals seeking to develop their skills in woodworking, whether as a hobbyist or as a foundation for a potential career in the woodworking industry.  Upon successfully completing the program, participants will receive a recognized certificate.  This credential not only showcases your commitment to mastering the art of woodworking but also serves as a valuable asset for those pursuing woodworking as a profession.

The 16 credit hour certificate in Building Trades Woodworking is designed to provide an introduction to the theory and skills necessary for the construction of wood based items such as furniture and cabinets.

Prefix Title Credits
Building Trades Requirements
BCT 104Woodworking Skills I3
BCT 105Woodworking Skills II3
BCT 106Woodworking Theory and Practice3
BCT 206Advanced Cabinetmaking3
BCT 255Special Topics (Furniture Making)3
BCT 290Special Problems in Building Technology1
Total Credits16

A Suggested Plan of Study

This roadmap is only a suggested plan of study in order to complete a Certificate in two semesters. It is not intended as a contract.  Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. Students are advised to earn a C or better in courses to avoid repeating courses.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
BCT 104 Woodworking Skills I 3
BCT 106 Woodworking Theory and Practice 3
BCT 255 Special Topics 3
BCT 105 Woodworking Skills II 3
BCT 206 Advanced Cabinetmaking 3
BCT 290 Special Problems in Building Technology 1
 Total Credits16
Program Manager: Dr. Marlene Chavez-Toivanen
Phone: (505) 287-6641
Office:  Martinez Hall