The Cabinetmaking training program at North American Trade Schools at the London and Brampton campuses provides technical training for individuals looking for a rewarding career in the cabinetmaking field.

The curriculum is designed to provide classroom and lab training in woodworking, cabinetmaking and installation.


What career opportunities are available to graduates of the Cabinetmaking Program?


Cabinetmaker Apprentice

Furniture Cabinetmaker

Custom Wood Furniture Maker


Window door fabricator

Cabinet installer


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A Cabinetmaker is someone who takes wood boxes and turns them into furniture.

A Cabinetmaker builds furniture; they can do trimwork, kitchens and work with anything that involves wood.

Charactertistics of a good Cabinetmaker include the ability to read a tape measure, be precise and meticulous in terms of wanting to create a perfect product. They are always looking to be better with every project that they are doing.

North American Trade Schools training includes lots of hands-on honing your skills which leads to the process of writing your ticket.

I enjoy seeing the end product; seeing the customers face when I bring them their furniture and it's exactly or more than what they expected.

In the Cabinetmaking field, there are cabinetmaking installers, kitchen builders, kitchen installers, trimwork, construction builders, store fixture workers and many more.


Where do graduates of the Cabinetmaking work?

Household furniture makers

Millwork companies

Furniture manufacturers

Construction manufacturing companies

Aerospace product and parts manufacturers



What are common job tasks for individuals working in the Cabinetmaking field?

Trim joints and fits parts together.

Prepare layout for wood articles.

Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.

Design and make templates, jigs and fixtures for production of furniture.

Install cabinets and custom woodworking.


How can the career services department help you get a job?

North American Trade Schools offers an extensive career services department with a representative assisting you to become a better job candidate from the moment you begin your program. Your career services representative will help you improve your resume, develop interview skills and guide you through the job search process.

Taking the Cabinetmaking program at North American Trade Schools enables students to learn the technical skills required in the Cabinetmaking field at a much faster pace than if they were learning through on the job training. Graduates learn a diverse skill set which will not only help them gain employment, but excel in their new profession.

North American Trade Schools also provides an employment advantage as we have established relationships with many employers in the field. As a result, employers in the field contact us before posting jobs to the general public giving current students and graduates of the program an advantage in the hiring process.