CRC19: Courses

CONST 105 Rough Carpentry I - Tools, Materials, and Foundations

Units: 3

Hours: 27 hours LEC; 81 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to teach the introductory skills required to be successful in the construction industry. Course topics include an Introduction to the Industry, Hand and Power Tools, Building Materials, Introduction to Plans and Building Codes, Site Layout and Foundations. A heavy emphasis is placed on "hands on" demonstration of proficiency with safe and efficient use of tools, plan reading, as well as the fundamental layout techniques for foundations.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1 - Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the nature of the construction industry and the career opportunities to choose from.