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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Cabinetmaking (3014)

Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: apply shop and personal safety rules and procedures, including appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Identify minor first aid treatment procedures; apply fire and electrical safety rules and procedures; identify MSDS related issues and information; interpret blueprints and specifications; prepare and interpret shop drawings/rough sketches; prepare or interpret detailed drawings; prepare a cut list or bill of material; identify and meet industry standards; identify types of joints and their uses; read scales and measurements; calculate quantities; estimate labor and material costs; identify or demonstrate proper use and function of portable power cutting tools; identify or demonstrate proper use and function of fastening tools; identify or demonstrate proper use and function of portable sanders; identify or demonstrate proper use and function of portable routers; identify or demonstrate proper use and function of hand tools; identify or demonstrate proper use and function of portable drills and drivers; identify or demonstrate proper use of stationary saws; remove and replace stationary saw blades; identify or demonstrate proper use of boring machines; select and use appropriate boring machine bits; identify or demonstrate proper use of planers and jointers; identify or demonstrate proper use of shapers and stationary routers; identify or demonstrate proper use of wood lathes; identify or demonstrate proper use of stationary sanders; prepare rough stock; Identify and demonstrate methods of case construction; Identify and assemble joints; identify and demonstrate methods of face frame construction; identify and assemble various styles of door construction; identify and assemble various types of drawer construction; apply laminates, veneers, and countertops; select and install hardware and accessories; identify and use various fasteners; identify and apply various finishing materials; safely use and store finishing materials; safely use finishing tools and equipment; install a base cabinet and a wall cabinet; and identify industry standards for installation. Performance Component: Develop a Cut List (24%); Lay Out, Cut, and Assemble Face Frame (34%); Lay Out and Assemble One Drawer (42%).

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess  individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cabinetmaking (11/13) (11/18 revalidation). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.

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