Registration is open for Furniture Fundamentals course at CVCC
The next eight-week Furniture Fundamentals class at Catawba Valley Community College Furniture Academy is open for registration.
This class starts on May 23 and continues until July 25, 2022. It takes place Monday through Thursday from 5-8 PM
This Furniture Fundamentals class will be offered at The Bassett Learning Center at the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy (CVFA), which is located at 973 Locust Street in Newton, and costs $245 including the handbook.
Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) scholarship opportunities are also available through the CVCC website.
Those persons who have completed the Furniture Fundamentals course can enroll in one of seven disciplines — Manual Cutting, Automated Cutting, Pattern Making, Sewing, Spring up (8-way hand tie), Inside Upholstery, and Outside Upholstery. These classes start on June 21.
With the continued growth of the furniture industry the need for the skilled employees is critical to the company’s ability to have continued success. Furniture Fundamentals is the first class of our pathway to reach the skilled level status these industry partners require. Upon completion of this class the student will receive a certificate and chose the skilled pathway they want to establish as their career. The hands-on training is provided, with skilled artisans from the industry instructing the students. At the successful completion of the students chosen career path, a certificate will be awarded. These certificates are the beginning of a new career, which offers great benefits and above average income as your skill level grows to meet the needs of the industry.
CVFA is nationwide recognized industry driven partnership. Founding industry partners are Century Furniture, LEE Industries, Lexington Home Brands, Sherrill Furniture and Vanguard Furniture.
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