Woodworking Technology (Optional Co-op)

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Program description - September 2023

Consider this unique advanced diploma program delivered at one of the most advanced woodworking training facilities in North America. During the first year of the program, which is common with the Woodworking Technician program, you will spend a significant amount of time learning the set-up and operation of woodworking machinery and equipment, laminating, veneering, machining, sanding, assembly, and finishing. The second year, which is also common with the Woodworking Technician program, involves extensive project work, introduction to production management skills, manufacturing of kitchen cabinets, and architectural millwork. The final year of the program focuses on plant layout/support systems, materials handling, quality control, cost estimating, and computer-aided drafting. Levels 1, 2 and 3 of the trade schooling for an Ontario cabinetmaker apprenticeship are embedded in the program and this will provide you with a recognized advantage when starting your career.

The co-op delivery mode affords students the opportunity to relate in-school training with real industrial experience. Due to the placement of co-op work terms, the academic semesters are fall/winter in year 1 and fall/spring in year 2 and winter/spring in Year 3. Levels 1, 2 and 3 of the trade schooling for an Ontario Cabinetmaker Apprenticeship are embedded in the program. You may be exempt from apprenticeship in-school training should you choose to pursue a Cabinetmaker Apprenticeship.

The optional co-op stream includes three co-op work terms.

For more information, please visit the Woodworking Centre of Ontario website.

Program details

Code: 0804
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 3 years
Start: September 2023
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$14163.00
Ancillary Fees
$2812.94
$4448.04
Total Fees
$5508.94
$18611.04

Canadian fee details (co-op option)

Description Fall 2023 Winter 2024
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77 $81.77
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI Legal Protection Fee $30.00 $20.10
CSI Supplemental Health Insurance Plan Fee $300.00 $201.00
eText Fee $242.00 $20.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
HST $26.00 $29.90
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Program Services Fee - $344.40
Program Supply Fee (N) Always Taxed $200.00 $230.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events & Programming Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $2765.77 $2743.17
Year Total   $5508.94

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International fee details (co-op option)

Description Fall 2023 Winter 2024
International Program Tuition $7081.50 $7081.50
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77 $81.77
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI International Health Insurance Plan Fee (CIHIP) $530.00 $355.10
CSI Legal Protection Fee $30.00 $20.10
CSI Supplemental Health Insurance Plan Fee $300.00 $201.00
eText Fee $242.00 $20.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
HST $26.00 $29.90
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Program Services Fee - $344.40
Program Supply Fee (N) Always Taxed $200.00 $230.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events & Programming Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $9404.27 $9206.77
Year Total   $18611.04

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.
  • In order for a student to participate in a WIL experience/Co-op work term, students must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Applying to the co-op stream

  • All applicants apply to the non co-op program. Students will be informed of the application deadline and process to apply for the Co-opStream. Labour market conditions determine the number of co-op seats in optional co-op programs. Not every student who meets academic eligibility requirements will be admitted to the co-op stream.
  • To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum overall 65% session weighted averagein Level 1 with no dropped or failed courses.
  • Students who are not admitted into the Co-op stream or students in the non-co-op stream will have co-op semesters off instead ofparticipating in co-op work terms. These off semesters enable students to gain part-time or full-time work or volunteer experience to build their resume and/or can catch up on academic work if scheduling permits.
  • International students will require work permits to utilize the co-op job board for job search and to accept employment. Students are currently experiencing longer than usual wait times for work permits. Please be advised that there will be no co-op program service fee refunds after the program withdrawal for refund date. Students that have not received their work permit and choose to remain in co-opafter the program withdrawal for refund date do so at their own risk and will not be refunded. If you are concerned about receiving your work permit in time to achieve co-op employment, please discuss your situation with your co-op advisor as early as possible.

Delivery sequence - September 2023 - Kitchener – Doon

This delivery sequence is for the co-op option.

FALL WINTER SPRING
Class Class Work Term
Class Work Term Class
Work Term Class Class

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