CARP 0011 – Safety and Building Materials
This course provides instruction on safety legislation, regulations and industry policy in the trades; climbing, lifting, rigging and hoisting; Hazardous Materials and fire protection; construction equipment safety; apprenticeship training program orientation; solid wood products and wood joinery; manufactured construction products; fasteners, adhesives and sealants; and introduction to concrete.
CARP 0012 – Tools
This course provides instruction on hand tools, portable power tools, stationary power tools, cutters, bits and abrasives; explosive-actuated tools; and pneumatic and fuel-powered tools.
CARP 00173 – Site Preparation, Building Layout, Foundations, and Floor Frame Systems
This course provides instruction on preliminary building procedures, building loads and forces, foundation supports, concrete flatwork, foundation systems, floor frame support, and floor frames.
CARP 0174 – Residential Estimating and Drawing Interpretation
This course provides instruction on drawing basics; orthographic drawings; pictorial drawings and sketching; drawing standards; drawing interpretation principles; math concepts; estimate foundation forms and concrete material requirements; and estimate floor systems material requirements.
CARP 0108 – Shop 1
This course provides instruction and practical experience in a shop setting. Participants are given an opportunity for skill development whereby they apply program concepts gained in the classroom through a series of practical applications. Participants will gain experience in sharpening tools; the safe use of common hand tools including hand planes, saws, and edge cutting, boring and clamping tools; and the safe operation of power tools including table saws, hand electric saws, jointers and thickness planers, band saws, drill presses, power sanders, mitre saws, routers and biscuit jointers, and pneumatic tools. Participants will also perform operations using tools to build a nail tray, whetstone box and finishing stool. This course will also provide information and practical application on framing scaffold and basic rigging, building layout and setting elevations, constructing footing forms, constructing residential foundation forms, as well as, laying out and constructing floor frames.