Registration 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.


Furniture Academy

The demand for skilled employees in the upholstered furniture industry continues to grow, and the CVFA offers the opportunity for this skilled training.

This seated in-person class, which prepares students to enter the hands-on training at the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy, starts on July 20 ends on Sept. 14 and takes place Monday through Thursday from 5-8 p.m. 

Furniture Academy 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 for this program.

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.

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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