Cabinetmaking and Millwork

Certificate of Achievement /A.S. Degree
(for A.S. Degree must also complete
Gen. Ed. requirements)

A certificate is awarded upon completion of the “core” classes which are specific woodworking and related classes. An Associate of Arts (AS) degree program includes the “core” classes plus a complete curriculum of general education liberal arts. A student receiving an A.S. degree would graduate with a major in one of the three CFT areas. Additional information regarding the degree requirement is located on the Palomar College website.

Last Updated: Fall 2013

This program will prepare students to make a living at cabinetmaking. It provides the student with the theory and skills needed for employment and/or self employment in the field of cabinetmaking and millwork. Program begins with the basic safe use of tools and machines and basic woodworking processes. Specific and practical skills and knowledge of the Cabinetmaking and millwork industries are covered with required and elected coursework.

Program Requirements | Units

CFT 100

Fundamentals of Woodworking


CFT 105

Machine Woodworking/Furniture


CFT 108

Business Woodworking


CFT 163

Plastic Laminate Fabrication Techniques


CFT 165

Custom Residential Cabinetry I: European-Traditional


CFT 167

Custom Residential Cabinetry II: European-Traditional


CFT 168

Cabinetmaking/Architectural Millwork


CFT 169

Cabinetmaking/Computer Cabinet Layout


CFT 185

Machine Tool Set-Up and Maintenance


CFT 195

Finishing Technology/Touch-Up and Repair


Total units


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