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Special Projects Laboratory

Course Number: CARP 200
Units: 1-4
Class: 3-12 hours laboratory
Description: Open laboratory for upgrading of specific carpentry skills and for selected carpentry projects. Course study under this section may be repeated three times.

 

Construction Safety

Course Number: CARP 203
Units: 1
Class: 1 hours lecture

Co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment in any CARP course

Description: Introduction to all major aspects of construction site safety: Power tools, hand tool operation, scaffolds, ladders, hazardous waste, mold, lead safety and personal protection; identification of unsafe working conditions; Cal/OSHA requirements and worker safety

Carp_203_Fall_2013_Syllabus (PDF 242 KB)

 

The Sustainable Built Environment

Course Number: CARP 204
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Description: Introduction to water and resource conservation, renewable energy and energy efficiency: Principles, techniques and innovations in green building.

Carp 204 Fall 2013 Syllabus

 

Green Construction Techniques and Materials

Course Number: CARP 205
Units: 2
Class: 2 hours lecture
Description: Introduction to green construction: Techniques and materials used in remodeling and new construction of homes and commercial jobs. All aspects of sustainability energy, design, recycling and systems.

 

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High Performance Building

Course Number: CARP 206
Units: 3.5
Class: 2 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory
Description: Introduction to home performance, building design and building science. Hands on applications of new materials in the construction industry as well as advanced framing, energy efficiency and air sealing techniques.
CARP 206 Fall 2015 Syllabus 

 

Foundations and Forms Construction

Course Number: CARP 210
Units: 3.5
Class: 2 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory
Description: Exploration and application of various foundation types, layout, and construction of concrete forms for actual foundation pour: Purpose of mud sills, concrete piers, and alternate forming materials.
Carp 210 Fall 2013 Syllabus (PDF 406 KB)

 

Beginning Carpentry

Course Number: CARP 211
Units: 3.5
Class: 2 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory
Description: Beginning carpentry  Basic skills  with hand and power tools, mathematical problem solving and interpretation of working drawings, development of leadership skills while performing various methods of construction.
Carp_211 _Fall_2013_Syllabus (PDF 188 KB)

 

Finish Carpentry

Course Number: CARP 221
Units: 3.5

Class: 2 hours lecture, 5 hours laboratory (GR)

Description: Installation and fabrication of interior and exterior finishes Principles of finishing materials for interiors including finishing doors, walls and ceilings developing working drawings. 0952.10

 

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Rough Framing

Course Number: CARP 229
Units: 3.5
Class: 2 hour lecture, 5 hours laboratory
Description: Various types of framing for floors and walls: Backing used in houses and selected heavy construction.
Carp_229_Fall_2015_Syllabus 

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Stair Building and Framing

Course Number: CARP 230
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Principles of stair building and framing: Types, terminology, calculations, railings, codes, layout, and rough framing.

Roof Framing Carp 231 Fall 2015 Syllabus  

 

Roof Framing

Course Number: CARP 231
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory

Prerequisite(s) MATH 201 or MATH 221
Description: Basic layout and calculations for roof framing: Framing-square tables and applications; materials take-off, cutting, and assembly of various roofing styles.
Carp 231 Fall 2013 Syllabus (PDF 147 KB)

 

Residential Plumbing for Carpenters

Course Number: CARP 232
Units: 1.5
Class: 1 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory
Description: Basic plumbing skills needed by carpenters in construction of new or remodeled homes: Manipulative skills with hand and power tools.
Carp_232_Fall_2013_Syllabus (PDF 201 KB)

 

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Residential Electrical for Carpenters

Course Number: CARP 233
Units: 1.5
Class: 1 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory

Not open for credit to student who have completed or are currently enrolled in ECT 17
Description: Basic electrical installation and specifications for wiring a new or remodeled residential home: Practical hands-on experience, and overview of electrical theory and codes.

Carp 233 Fall 2013 Syllabus

 

Construction Rehabilitation

Course Number: CARP 240A
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Principles of preparatory demolition for rehabilitation in the remodeling and reconstruction of existing structures: Preplanning; interpretation of specifics; identification of structural damage; project scheduling.
Carp_240A_Fall_2013_Syllabus (PDF 422 KB)

 

Construction Rehabilitation

Course Number: CARP 240B
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Continuation of CARP 240A: Continuation of cognitive and manipulative skills development.
Carp_240B_Fall_2013_Syllabus (PDF 147 KB)

 

Selected Topics in Carpentry

Course Number: CARP 248GA-MZ
Units: .5-9

Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR)

See section on Selected Topics. 0952.10

 

Introduction to the Skilled Trades I

Course Number: CARP 251A
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Introduction to the skilled trades as it relates to residential construction and related fields: Basic instruction in the use of hand and power tools, blueprint reading, safety, and measuring; residential electrical, drywall, and carpentry mathematics.

 

Introduction to the Skilled Trades II

Course Number: CARP 251B
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Continuation of CARP 251A: Emphasis on basic plumbing and shop carpentry.

 

Survey Course for the Skilled Trades

Course Number: CARP 255
Units: 0.5

Class: 1.5 hours laboratory (P/NP)

Corequisite(s) MACH 255, WDTEC 255, WELD 255

Description: Introduction to the skilled trades Carpentry: Topics include safety, career opportunities, and hands on experience. Part of a four part series survey class including WELD 255, MACH 255, WDTEC 255 0952 10

 

Occupational Work Experience in Carpentry

Course Number: COPED 466G
Units: 1-4 units

Class: hours to be arranged (GR) 0952.10

 

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