Dec 03, 2023
CARP 115 - Exterior and Interior Finish Credits: 1-13
A competency-based course. Major areas of study include exterior and interior finish carpentry materials; principles and practices; carpentry computation; International Residential Building Code related to exterior and interior finish; and OSHA/WISHA construction safety standards. Credits are awarded upon competency completion.
Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Install siding, trim and related components correctly and efficiently.
- Install drywall and accessories to accepted practices.
- Install exterior doors and windows to accepted practices and principle.
- Install interior doors to accepted practice and principles.
- Install standing and running trim.
- 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.
- Install all basic interior trim components for a home.
- Install all basic exterior trim components for a 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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