Carpentry Fundamentals (CF21) Technical Certificate of Credit
The Carpentry Fundamentals certificate introduces the student to the basic levels of carpentry skills. Topics include introduction to the trade, safety, hand and power tool usage, site layout, structural framing, building envelope systems, and exterior finishes. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a carpentry fundamentals certificate and have the qualifications of an entry-level framing carpenter.
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.
|COFC 1080Construction Trades Core
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture – 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): None This course introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of the construction trades. Topics include Basic Safety, Construction Math, Hand and Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Rigging, Materials Handling, and Job-Site Communication and Work Ethic Skills.
|CARP 1000Fundamental Carpentry Skills
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Co-requisite(s): None Fundamental Carpentry Skills provides the basic carpentry instruction all other carpentry skills build upon. Topics include orientation to the trade, materials and fasteners, hand and power tools, drawings and specifications, building layout, and building foundations..
|CARP 1015Structural Framing I
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CARP 1000, COFC 1080 Co-requisite(s): None Structural Framing describes the layout and construction procedures for floor, wall, and stair systems, including how to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications, and how to identify different types of framing systems, components, and system materials. It also covers how to estimate the amount of materials needed for an assembly and on some common alternative framing systems.
|CARP 1020Structural Framing II
Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): CARP 1000, COFC 1080 Co-requisite(s): None Structural Framing II completes the "rough-in" phase of building a structure. This course includes ceiling and roof framing as well as building envelope systems.
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