Discover a career in Woodworking.

Employers are seeking candidates who are skilled and knowledgeable in wood technology, furniture manufacturing, and production. Gain knowledge in the latest equipment used to create finished wood furniture.

Sanding Wood

Learn advanced techniques in building and creating various projects. Gain skills you can use in today's workplace.


Building a Table


Are You Interested In . . .

  • Working hands-on to create with wood
  • Using your creativity to design and object
  • Constructing and building

Woodworking will teach you . . .

  • How to use various power tools
  • Blueprint reading and project planning
  • Cabinetry and furniture building

Careers in Woodworking . . .

  • Furniture and cabinet maker
  • Finish carpentry
  • Construction Managers
  • Master Carpenter


Earn College Credit & Certifications

  • ARTICULATED CREDIT – By identifying comparable coursework, your high school has partnered with local colleges to create agreements that give you FREE COLLEGE CREDIT for the high school classes you are taking that have equivalent content as college classes.

    DIRECT CREDIT/CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT – Students earn college credit by taking college-level courses taught by credentialed instructors at their high school. There is a fee associated with this type of credit

Tour Our Lab

Take a look at our 360° tour of our state-of-the-art learning lab.

To schedule an in-person tour of our Career & Technical Education programs  contact CTE Director Joyce McCoy at  email: mccoyj@alpenaschools.com


Woodworking Courses

Some courses have prerequisites and require instructor approval. For complete course descriptions and prerequisite requirements click here to visit our district course catalog.

CTE Advanced Woodworking Technology I

The section will allow students to work for two hours all year in the higher-level areas of woodworking technology. Students will examine and create furniture/cabinet construction while looking at joinery, manufacturing, machine and hand tools, CAD/CNC machining, wood technology, turning and finishing and project development through completion.

CTE Advanced Woodworking Technology II

The 2-hour block section will allow students to work all year in higher-level areas of woodworking technology.