Dec 09, 2023
CARP 114 - Wall and Roof Framing Credits: 1-13
A competency-based course. Major areas of study include wall and roof framing principles and practices; carpentry computation related to wall and roof framing; International Residential Building Code requirements related to wall and roof framing; and OSHA/WISHA construction safety standards. Credits are awarded upon competency completion. Leadership, workplace ethics, human relations, cultural diversity, attendance, punctuality, and craftsmanship are integration to instruction.
Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Read and interpret wall and roof framing plans.
- Read, interpret and apply shear wall schedule specification.
- Frame a basic residential home exterior and interior walls.
- Frame a typical wooden roof using engineered trusses.
- Interpret and apply building code requirements for both wall and roof framing.
- Use correctly and safely all hand and power tools related to wall and roof framing.
- Comply with all OSHA/WISHA Construction safety standards.
- Be employed as a carpenter helper or a union carpentry apprenticeship program.
- Demonstrate efficiency, safety, and accuracy in the completion of carpentry tasks.
- Use all basic hand and power tools related to carpentry.
- Form and pour a typical foundation for a basic home.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
- Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
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