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Wood Manufacturing Technology

Share 31-409-3 Technical Diploma (TD) 43 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Oshkosh

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New technologies and strong demand for quality wood products have resulted in many employment opportunities in this industry. You will prepare for work in cabinet and furniture making, as well as architectural millwork (windows, doors, mouldings and architectural components). You will develop your skills with hand and portable power tools, along with stationary woodworking machinery, including computer numeric control (CNC) equipment. Your training also includes blueprint reading, estimating, AutoCAD and tool maintenance. An emphasis on teamwork, individual initiative and workplace skills will have you job ready.


Career Opportunities


  • Aircraft/Yacht Interior Fabricator
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Custom Cabinet Builder
  • Furniture Maker
  • Millwork Fabricator
  • Woodworker

Estimated Program Cost


Wood Manufacturing Technology

This program will cost about $6,215.85* based on current tuition and fees.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change, and may not include costs for books, additional materials or supplies.

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Wood Manufacturing Technology

Term Availability
Fall 2014
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at www.fvtc.edu/assessment.

Credit Transfer Options

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Program Outcomes
  • Safely, efficiently, and appropriately use a wide variety of hand and power tools; as well as accurately set-up and operate manually controlled and computer controlled woodworking machines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of wood and non-wood materials by selecting and using them in ways that are appropriate to the application.
  • Accurately communicate technical information and instructions, whether verbal, written, or graphical, in individual and group working environments.
  • Work effectively to complete assignments individually or as a team member.
  • Apply learned technical skills to anticipate any process errors and take corrective actions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to efficiently use resources to meet progress schedules and deadlines.
  • Cultivate a social confidence in a realistic problem solving atmosphere.
Additional Information
You will be required to purchase necessary materials and a set of basic hand tools.
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