Wood Technology31 Credit Technical Diploma
Housed in NTC’s state-of-the-art Wood Technology Center of Excellence, the Wood Technology Technical Diploma program is a one year hands-on training opportunity for learners preparing to enter the Forest Products Industry. Curricula include material science, lumber inspection, quality assurance and machine operation. With over one million forest industry jobs in the United States and 64,000 in Wisconsin, the skills learned in this program are in high demand. Potential occupations include: Quality Control Specialist, CAD Engineer, Lumber Inspector, Architectural Woodworker, Moulder Technician, Millwork Fabricator, Furniture Maker and Sawmill Head Sawyer. Learners wanting to continue their education in this industry can choose the Wood Science Associate Degree program, where they can focus on Furniture Design and Craftsmanship or Business and Engineering Technology. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Wood Science Associate Degree program.
Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.
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This program is housed in the Wood Technology Center of Excellence, a one-of-a-kind, 27,000 square foot facility dedicated to preparing students for careers in the forest products and woodworking industry.
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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.Apply Now
We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.