Viking Woods Manufacturing
Courses in Engineering and Manufacturing Technology focus on the skills of engineering design, communications, manufacturing, and engineering applications. Depending on the path chosen, required courses may include traditional industrial technology courses (Drafting, Cabinetmaking, Robotics) and/or new courses that follow the Project Lead The Way Inc. Curriculum. Project Lead The Way Inc. (PLTW) is a national high school program for Pre-Engineering.
North Salem’s Wood Working Courses
Cabinetmaking I is a semester course designed for students who are interested in learning basic cabinetmaking skills. Instruction will include information and activities to help students gain the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in this field. This course prepares the student for entering Cabinetmaking II
Cabinetmaking II is a semester course designed for students who want to build on the skills learned in Cabinetmaking I. Students will develop skills and knowledge of industry and current technology through laboratory and classroom experiences. Students in this course should have vocational interest in cabinetmaking and woodworking or related careers.
Prerequisite: Cabinetmaking I
Cabinet Making III is the third course in a four course sequence to train students in wood fabrication and about careers in the secondary wood products industry. Specific units will cover dove tail joinery and wood technology.
Prerequisite: Cab Making II
Cabinetmaking IV students will be manufacturing custom cabinets for the marketplace. This will involve marketing, interaction with prospective customers, building and installing cabinets on the job site. These students will also have possible interaction with potential employers.
Prerequisite: Cab Making III
Construction Trades Lab is a course designed to provide students with opportunities to apply advanced techniques on community-based projects. This course is designed to accompany Cabinetmaking IV consecutively in the student schedule.
Prerequisite: Cabinetmaking IV Concurrently