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JOIN 4350 - Joinery Fundamentals for Interior Design

Joinery Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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).





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 37311

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 13 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 13 Tue 17:00 - 21:00 BBY NE02 Rm. 101


Doug Smith

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Mandatory Prerequisites: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 All students must pass the TRPT 0011 English exam prior to taking this course ( Please contact with proof of your completed exam prior to the start of the course. 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. NOTE: Class will meet in the Joinery Shop in NE2 on the first day.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will to:

  • Be aware of common shop safety practices.
  • Have a better understanding of shop drawings and cutting bills related to design concepts.
  • Understand the procedure used for solid wood breakout.
  • Understand the capabilities of automated machinery.
  • Differentiate between plywood, composition boards and their uses.
  • Create a variety of woodworking joints.
  • Understand commonly used hardware and system 32.
  • Use veneer equipment to create a variety of veneer patterns.
  • Gain knowledge of commonly used finishing materials and equipment.
  • Use industrial spray equipment.

Effective as of Fall 2007

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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