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Industrial Training Services

NEW FURNITURE PROGRAM

 

CATAWBA VALLEY FURNITURE ACADEMY

The Catawba Valley Furniture Academy is an industry-driven training program designed by local furniture manufacturers to prepare students for skilled positions that are in high demand by one of the region's largest employers.

 

CVCC in partnership with:
Century Furniture
Lee Industries
Lexington Home Brands
Sherrill Furniture
Vanguard Furniture
 
 
What does the program provide to it's students?
  • Explore Specific Career Paths: Plant tours, Career Previews, and Assessments help students determine best career options.
  • Hands-on Training: Students acquire critical skills through hands-on training in our simulated furniture manufacturing facility.
  • Quality Instruction: Learn from experienced craftsmen from our local industries.
  • High Pay/High Demand Jobs: Train for lucrative career opportunities today.
 
The program offers a series of classes including:

 

Furniture Fundamentals

Pattern Making

Manual Cutting

Automated Cutting

Sewing

Introduction to Upholstery

Spring Up

Inside Upholstery

Outside Upholstery

 

UPCOMING CLASSES

Furniture Fundamentals

May 8 - July 14

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*This class is required for all candidates interested in advancing to the other classes in the program.

 

Pattern Making

April 28 - July 28

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Manual Cutting prior to this course

 

Manual Cutting

April 28 - October 21

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Furniture Fundamentals prior to this course

 

Sewing

April 28 - October 21

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Furniture Fundamentals prior to this course

 

Introduction to Upholstery

May 12 - August 11

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Furniture Fundamentals prior to this course

 

Spring Up

August 18 - February 17

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Introduction to Upholstery prior to this course

 

Inside Upholstery

August 18 - February 17

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Introduction to Upholstery prior to this course

 

Outside Upholstery

August 18 - February 17

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Introduction to Upholstery prior to this course

 

Automated Cutting

October 27 - April 30

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$180 tuition, plus materials

*Take Manual Cutting prior to this course

 

Registration Details:

To find out more about the program, register for the class, and learn about scholarship opportunities, please contact us at 828-327-7000 ext. 4294 or ext. 4284 or by email at lprice@cvcc.edu 

 

For scholarships, candidates must bring either: (1) Current U.S. government issued photo ID and birth certificate or (2) passport.  This requirement is only for those candidates requesting scholarship assistance. 

 
2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
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Updated 04.17.2014: Workforce Development Innovation Center