Registration open for Furniture Fundamentals course at CVCC

The next eight-week Furniture Fundamentals class at Catawba Valley Community College Furniture Academy (CVFA) is open for registration.


Furniture Academy

The area furniture upholstery manufacturers are experiencing huge growth and need to add to their skilled labor force, and the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy (CVFA) is set up to allow you to train for these high skill positions, opening doors of opportunity in your chosen career. 

The complete series of disciplines, which take place from Oct. 12 through Dec. 9, includes Manual Cutting, Automated Cutting, Pattern Making, Sewing, Spring up (8-way hand tie), Inside Upholstery, and Outside Upholstery. This class will be taught online. The registration is $180.

Scholarships opportunities are available now! Read more and fill out the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) application.

Founding industry partners are Century Furniture, LEE Industries, Lexington Home Brands, Sherrill Furniture and Vanguard Furniture. 

Additional supporting partners include American Home Furnishings Alliance, Atlantic Packaging, Autoquip Corporation, Bradington -Young, Bassett Furniture, CR Laine, Dimension Wood Products, SouthernCarlson, Ethan Allen, Fairfield Chair, Fairgrove Furniture, Geiger International, Gerber Technology, Harris Handling , Haworth Health Environments, HBF, HSM Solutions, Heico Fasteners, Hickory Chair, Image Industries, Leggett & Platt, NC Works Career Center Catawba, Precedent, Snyder Paper, TB Arhaus, TCS Designs Inc., Thomasville-Drexel, United Sewing, Universal Furniture, and Wesley Hall, Inc. 

For more information about enrolling in the Furniture Fundamentals course at the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy in Newton, contact Lori Miller with CVCC’s Business & Industry Services at 828-327-7000, ext. 4284 or Jennifer Eversole at 828-327-7000, ext. 4294.


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