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CAR 101 - Carpentry 1


Credits: 6
4 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

Description
This course prepares students with the professional skills and competencies they will need to work as commercial carpenters. This course includes laboratory sessions and provides an opportunity for hands-on training. Topics include safety, structural framing, interior systems and concrete framing.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe safety standards related to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA), ergonomics, confined space, fall protection, aerial lifts and fire protection.
  2. Operate basic hand and power-actuated tools.
  3. Explain sexual harassment, professional behavior, drug and alcohol abuse.
  4. Utilize framing techniques for decks, walls and ceiling joists with a variety of materials.
  5. Prepare a variety of concrete forms with contemporary materials and methods.
  6. Apply interior systems techniques using light gauge metal framing.
  7. Identify Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) concepts.
Listed Topics
  1. OSHA, ICRA, ergonomics, confined space, fall protection, fire protection
  2. Hand and power tools
  3. Sexual harassment, professional behavior, drug and alcohol abuse
  4. Decks, walls and ceiling framing techniques
  5. Concrete forms
  6. Interior systems
  7. LEED concepts
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/06/2014


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