Woodworking Degree and Certificates
The Fine Woodworking Department at Red Rocks Community College is the second largest program of its kind in the nation. This program provides theory and hands-on training for entry-level skills through craftsman/master-level competencies. Day, evening, and weekend classes for part-time or full-time students include the areas of lutherie (musical instrument building), furniture building, cabinet making, chair making, carving, and wood turning. Courses may be repeated up to three times to increase proficiency. All courses are sequenced as shown in the certificate.
This program offers the following degree and certificates.
Associate of Applied Science Degree in:
- Fine Woodworking
- Woodworking Fundamentals
- Contemporary Furniture Fundamentals
- Fine Furniture Craftsman
- Contemporary Furniture Craftsman
- Post-Degree Advanced Craftsman
- Wood Turner
- Advanced Turner
- Luthier Technician
- Luthier Craftsman
- Luthier Fundamentals
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Gainful Employment Information
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