Carpentry

Non Degree Creditable

Classes

CAR 111 : Construction Basics

This course introduces students to the opportunities in and requirements of the construction industry. Topics include economic outlook for construction, employment outlook, job opportunities, training, apprenticeship, entrepreneurship, construction tools, materials, and equipment, job safety and OSHA standards. Upon course completion, students should be able to identify the job market, types of training, knowledge of apprenticeship opportunities, construction tools, materials, equipment, and safety procedures.

Credits

3

Corequisites

CAR 114

CAR 112 : Floors, Walls and Site Preparation

This course introduces the student to site preparation, floor and wall layout, and construction. Topics include methods of site preparation, measurement and leveling tools, framing, layouts, and components of wall and floor framing to include beams, girders, floor joists, sub-flooring, partitions, bracing, headers, sills, doors and corners. Upon course completion, students will be able to identify various types of wall and floor framing systems and their components, identify building lines, set backs, and demonstrate a working knowledge of leveling applications.

Credits

3

Corequisites

CAR 113

CAR 113 : Floors, Walls and Site Preparation Lab

In this course the student will engage in applications of site preparation, floor and wall layout, and construction. Emphasis is placed on following job safety procedures, the use of required tools and equipment, performing site preparation, laying out and framing a floor system, and laying out, and erecting walls. Students will use various measurement and leveling tools, identify and install beams, girders, floor joists, sub-flooring, and install various wall components such as partitions, bracing, headers, sills, doors and windows, and corners. Upon course completion, students should be able to follow proper safety procedures, identify building lines and set backs, ensure proper site preparation, layout and frame a floor, and layout, frame and erect walls.

Credits

3

CAR 114 : Construction Basics Lab

This course provides practical and safe application of hand, portable power, stationary and pneumatic tools, use of building materials, fasteners and adhesives, and job site safety. Emphasis is placed on the safe use of hand, power, and pneumatic tools, proper selection of lumber, plywood, byproducts, nails, bolts, screws, adhesives, fasteners, construction materials, and job safety. Upon course completion, the student should be able to identify hand, power, stationary, and pneumatic tools and demonstrate their safe use; identify and properly select wood and non-wood building products, and properly use nails, fasteners and adhesives.

Credits

3

Corequisites

CAR 111.

CAR 131 : Roof and Ceiling Systems

This course focuses on framing ceilings and roofs. Emphasis is placed on the various types of ceiling and roofing frames, rafters, trusses, ceiling joists, roof decking, and roofing materials. Upon completion, students should be able to explain how to frame a roof and ceiling, identify proper installation methods of roofing materials, and describe applicable safety rules.

Credits

3

Corequisites

CAR 133

CAR 132 : Interior and Exterior Finish

This course introduces the student to interior and exterior finishing materials and techniques. Topics include interior trim of windows and doors, ceilings, and wall moldings, exterior sidings, trim work, painting and masonry finishes. Upon completion the students should be able to identify, describe the uses of, and install different types of doors, windows and moldings; identify and install the types of exterior sidings and trim, and describe the different types of paint and their proper application.

Credits

3

CAR 133 : Roof and Ceiling Systems Lab

The course provides students with practical experience in roof and ceiling layout, framing, and installation. Upon completion, the student should be able to layout and frame a roof and ceiling, cut and install rafters, and joists, install trusses, cut and apply roof decking and roofing materials, and apply job site safety rules.

Credits

3