Only 18 students are admitted each September and this popular program fills up fast. If you’re ready to get started, apply online now!
- A completed assessment test in applied mathematics, English and 3-D visualization; and
- Submit a portfolio containing samples, slides or photographs of craft work indicating design and hand skills.
- You should be in good physical health and have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Once you have been accepted into the program, it is important to note that the first day of class is a full work day. Occasionally, you'll have to work longer than normal college hours depending on the project.
- The student is ultimately responsible for his/her learning and meeting the requirements of the course and/or program. All students are encouraged to communicate issues concerning their course and program with their instructor, Chair/Program Leader, respectively. The School encourages full participation and active learning by attending all scheduled classes.
- Students must successfully complete ("COM") weeks 1-32 (terms 1 and 2) to be eligible to obtain a Certificate in Joinery Foundation.
- Students must successfully complete ("COM") weeks 1-40 (terms 1, 2 and 3) to be eligible to obtain a Certificate in Fine Furniture and Joinery Foundation.
Fine Furniture Readiness Test
Completed through the Camosun Assessment Centre, this three hour test has six sections: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Arithmetic, Measurement, Visualization & Mechanical Aptitude, and a written paragraph. The first two sections, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary, relate directly to course content.