WoodLINKS is an industry-developed high school curriculum that provides woodworking certification for graduates. The program outlines the entry-level skills and knowledge students need to pursue a career in wood manufacturing, and provides teachers with the resources and assessment tools they need to ensure their students start out on the right path.
WoodLINKS was developed through close collaboration among representatives from the Canadian advanced wood manufacturing industry, high school teachers and post-secondary educators. It is offered in schools across Canada and the United States, and is internationally recognized for its ability to partner schools with industry, allowing students to see how their work in the classroom has practical, real-world applications.
Students who graduate from WoodLINKS and pass the certification exam receive a certificate in recognition of their skills. Once certified, they are equipped to enter the workforce directly, enter a post-secondary woodworking program, or start an apprenticeship. WoodLINKS graduates are highly sought after in the industry, and have the passion and drive to be immensely successful in their careers.
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