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JOIN 4350 - Joinery Fundamentals for Interior Design

Joinery Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course will focus on the relationship between Cabinetmaking (Millwork) and Design. Students will have the opportunity to interact with professional cabinetmakers. Students will work in BCIT's millwork shop to gain hands-on experience.


70% in COMM 1120 and 65% in INTD 2500 and TRPT 0011 English (Pre-entry Test).





Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 77384

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 10 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 10 Wed 17:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below


Doug Smith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Mandatory Prerequisites: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 Students must have passed the TRPT 0011 Trades Pre-Entry English exam prior to the start of this class. If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Wednesday, October 28th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will to:

  • Follow common shop safety practices
  • Interpret shop drawings and cutting bills related to design concepts
  • Apply the procedure used for solid wood breakout
  • Identify construction materials and their appropriate applications
  • Describe the capabilities of automated machinery
  • Differentiate between plywood, composition boards and their uses
  • Create a variety of woodworking joints.
  • Identify commonly used hardware and system 32
  • Use veneer equipment to create a variety of veneer patterns
  • Describe commonly used finishing materials and equipment
  • Apply the procedure required to finish a product using industrial spray equipment.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

JOIN 4350 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Interior Design
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Residential Interiors
    Part-time   Diploma

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