The College also offers an Advanced Certificate in Fine Furniture Making. This 24-credit certificate is designed for those students who want to continue their learning beyond the 30-credit Certificate or the Associate of Arts Degree in Woodworking and Fine Furniture Making. Completion of either the Certificate or the AA degree is required as a prerequisite. As with the Certificate and AA Degree programs, coursework for the Advanced Certificate is taught at the Vermont Woodworking School , located in Fairfax Vermont.
The Woodworking School’s Facilities
The Woodworking School's modern facilities are located in a completely renovated historic barn in Fairfax, VT, some 20 miles from the campus. This close proximity allows students to enroll in a “mix” of woodworking courses and on-campus courses during the same semester.
Advanced Certificate in Fine Furniture-Making Requirements
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Certificate in Mastery of Fine Furniture-making or the Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies: Concentration in Woodworking and Fine Furniture-making.
Intermediate level Required - 3
FRN204 – Business and Computer Marketing for Artisans - 3
Upper-level Required - 18
FRN302 – Models, Mock-ups, and Multiples - 6
FRN304 – Chairs - 6
FRN320 – Furniture Elements I - 3
FRN325 – Furniture Elements II - 3
Internship - 3
FRN303 – Action Learning Seminar for Wood Artisans -
Total Credits: 24