Presents an introduction to selection and use of ladders and scaffolds, basic form removal and demolition, and use of basic first aid. Includes the concepts of carpentry framing for floors, walls, ceilings, porches and decks. Includes theoretical and practical application as well as the concepts of carpentry framing for roof, truss installation and door and window installation. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 7 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Purpose is to introduce the student to the general concepts of residential construction.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Ability to work with whole numbers, common fractions, and measurement; read basic construction text; use basic verbal communication skills; and do basic problem solving.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: