Woodworking Techniques (Part-time) – Algonquin College

Program Info

School: Algonquin College
Faculty: Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Degree: Certificate
Field of Study: Woodworking, General
Description: Whether trying a new hobby or pursuing a passion, this College Certificate program helps students to learn and hone their woodworking craftsmanship to construct and finish furniture and other wood projects using standard hand tools and woodworking machinery. Under the guidance of professional woodworkers who lead demonstrations and provide step-by-step instruction as well as individual support, the program includes foundational courses as well as a choice of project-based electives. High standards of shop safety are emphasized throughout the program to establish best practices for the recreational woodworker. Build your skill, competence, enjoyment and confidence as you gain hands-on practice in designing and constructing attractive and functional projects in wood.
URL: Woodworking Techniques (Part-time) at Algonquin College
Course Based: Yes



LOCATION: Ottawa, Ontario
ENTRANCE DATES: January, May, September
TELEPHONE: (613) 727-4723 – 7031
TOLL FREE: (800) 565-4723
FAX: (613) 727-7665
EMAIL: international@algonquincollege.com
ADDRESS: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology was established in 1967, and is located on the unceded territory of the Algonquin People. The College has served over 50 years as a leader in post-secondary education and undergone significant growth since its establishment. Algonquin students are sought out by employers in every industry due to the hands-on skills and career focus they gain from learning in realistic lab and classroom environments. By the time students graduate, they are ready to take on the work world.


Algonquin College provides on-campus housing for students, with a variety of room options to choose from. Whether you are looking for a female only room or a male only room, we have something that will fit your needs. Rooms are all shared occupancy, so you will be able to meet new people and make friends during your time here. Plus, our mandatory Meal Plan ensures that you always have access to food when you need it. Payment options are available, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with the school if you have any questions. 


Prerequisites:* These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, OR

Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without an OSSD).

Application Notes : Students are required to bring their own CSA approved safety footwear (boot or shoe style) and protective eyewear, to be worn in the labs at all times for all courses.

To pursue additional career training opportunities in this field, you may want to consider the Full-time Cabinetmaking and Furniture Technician Ontario College Diploma program.

Fees & Scholarships

International student:$18,114

Notes for Canadian Students:

College fees are set in accordance with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ policies. Fees must be paid each term for you to officially register for your classes. Your costs will vary depending on your program of study, lifestyle and other variables.

Notes for International Students:

A differential fee will apply to international students. Please contact International at international@algonquincollege.com for current fee information.

Scholarships, prizes and awards are given in recognition of academic excellence, and can include money, plaques, books, medals, etc, or any combination thereof. They are given in recognition of achievement at a variety of levels (program, department, school), for various areas (subject, program, activity, student government, etc.) and often reflect the interest and commitment of donors from the community. Visit Financial Aid page for more information.

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