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Trade Description:

Cabinetmakers produce furniture, cabinetry and architectural millwork from a variety of natural and manufactured materials for both commercial and residential markets. Cabinetmakers use traditional and modern tools and techniques to produce high quality and other wood specialities, including staircases, doors, furniture, moulding, joinery, veneers, inlays and laminates.

Furniture manufacturers, construction companies and custom cabinet shops all employ cabinetmakers.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,600   9-9-8-8  RRC

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Four PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist

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Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 9,600 No
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form

Accredited Programs:

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