The LEVEL 1 Furniture Making Program offers a comprehensive 39-Week (1,014 Hrs.) Course encompassing integral, industry-required standards of knowledge and skills, inherent in entry-level employees, and that will enable the Trainees to carry out and excel at the more advanced tasks in the Level 2 training. The Theoretical aspect of the Training is complemented with Practical work that begins with the introduction to occupational Health and Safety protocol, the use of tools and machines, then the construction of basic, simple items and steady progression to larger, more complex projects such as Desks, Tables, Dining Chairs, and small-scale Cabinetry including Cupboards, Vanities and Built-in Closets. The foundational training is complemented by a course in using AutoCAD software that provides skills to create diverse types of drawings and designs.
Modules in Furniture Making Level I:
- Trade and Professional Ethics
- Occupational Health and Safety
- The Use of Hand and Power tools
- Installation of Furniture Hardware
- Application of Finishes
- Construction of Furniture Items