About the Program
Kitchen & Bath Design is an NKBA accredited certificate program which prepares you for entry level and advanced positions in the Kitchen & Bath Design Industry. This program includes the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for working in this specialized design area. Course content includes presentation standards (hand-drafting techniques), computer-aided drafting, construction and mechanical systems, basics of kitchen and bath design, materials and estimation, lighting, universal design and theme application, and business practices for the kitchen and bathroom industry. As a culmination of all of these courses, an internship within a kitchen and/or bath-related firm is required. Kitchen and Bath Design courses are offered daytime at East Campus and online.
Kitchen & Bath Design Information Sessions
Free and open to the public. Sessions are offered several times a year, and will be held in Room E1314, the east campus in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. RSVP for a Kitchen & Bath Design information session to learn more about the program! If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Krohn, 651-748-2600. Out-of-state students must contact Margaret Krohn to obtain the KBD Info Session information prior to applying to the College.
2019 session dates listed below:
- January 18, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
- February 8, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
- March 8, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
- April 5, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
- May 3, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
- June 11, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
- July 16, 2019, 11 am, Rm E1314
Century College KBD Program in the News
This Kitchen & Bath Design program is accredited by NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association). Basic competencies of this program are based on the specifications encouraged by NKBA, and are supported by the use of their reference and resource materials
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Potential Job Titles
- NKBA-Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer
- Students will be required to have a laptop computer that meets the specifications required by the program, for use throughout the duration of the program.
Attendance at a free Kitchen and Bath Program Information Session, conducted by faculty, is required to learn more about the program. (See dates above) If you are out of state or cannot attend an information session, you must email Margaret Krohn to have the information sent and to discuss the program. Application to the College must be completed and accepted by the College. Enrollment for new students begins in May for the Fall (August) start. Students should register by the end of May to ensure placement in the program.