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Apprenticeship (APPRT) Courses

APPRT 298 Work Experience in Apprenticeable (Occupation)

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Hours:37.5 - 300 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be indentured in an apprenticeship program.
  • General Education:AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2021)
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course provides apprentices the opportunity to participate in an apprenticeship program for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee (J.A.C.) or the Unilateral Training Committee (U.T.C). Apprentices complete work experience hours at an approved training site. Apprentices may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be repeated when there are new or expanded occupational competencies and performance criteria. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • demonstrate competencies for effective and competitive workforce performance in an apprenticeship program.
  • demonstrate mastery of specific job competencies and performance criteria under the supervision of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee (J.A.C.) or Unilateral Training Committee (U.T.C).

APPRT 299 Experimental Offering in Apprenticeship

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This is the experimental courses description.


APPRT 499 Experimental Offering in Apprenticeship

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This is the experimental courses description.


CAL-JACs Firefighter Apprenticeship (CALJA) Courses

CALJA 100 Fire Fighter 100

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the second in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 101 Fire Fighter 101

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Registered Fire Fighter Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the first in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter. This course provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 102 Fire Fighter 102

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the third in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 103 Fire Fighter 103

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fourth in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 104 Fire Fighter 104

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fifth in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 105 Fire Fighter 105

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the sixth in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 110 Fire Fighter 110

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter II Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the first in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter II. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter II. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 111 Fire Fighter 111

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter II Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the second in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter II. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter II. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 112 Fire Fighter 112

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter II Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the third in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter II. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter II. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 113 Fire Fighter 113

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter II Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fourth in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter II. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter II. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 114 Fire Fighter 114

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter II Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fifth in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter II. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter II. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 115 Fire Fighter 115

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Fire Fighter II Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the sixth in a series for an apprentice Fire Fighter II. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Fire Fighter II. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 120 Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist 120

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the first in a series for an apprentice Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 121 Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist 121

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the second in a series for an apprentice Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 122 Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist 122

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the third in a series for an apprentice Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Wildland Fire Fighter Specialist. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • describe the certification task book and testing process.

CALJA 150 Firefighter EMT 150

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the first in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 151 Firefighter EMT 151

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the second in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 152 Firefighter EMT 152

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the third in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 153 Firefighter EMT 153

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fourth in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 154 Firefighter EMT 154

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fifth in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 155 Firefighter EMT 155

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the sixth in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 156 Firefighter EMT 156

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Firefighter EMT Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the seventh in a series for an apprentice Firefighter EMT. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Firefighter EMT. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 160 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Basic) 160

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Emergency Medical Technician Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the first in a series for an apprentice Emergency Medical Technician. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Emergency Medical Technician. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 161 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Basic) 161

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Emergency Medical Technician Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the second in a series for an apprentice Emergency Medical Technician. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Emergency Medical Technician. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 162 Paramedic 162

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:Possess a current EMT-Basic certificate or have possessed a valid EMT-Basic certificate within the past 12 months -or- meet all requirements imposed by the local EMS Agency and the California Emergency Medical Services Authority.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Paramedic Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the first in a series for an apprentice Paramedic. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Paramedic. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 163 Paramedic 163

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:Possess a current EMT-Basic certificate or have possessed a valid EMT-Basic certificate within the past 12 months -or- meet all requirements imposed by the local EMS Agency and the California Emergency Medical Services Authority.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Paramedic Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the second in a series for an apprentice Paramedic. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Paramedic. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 164 Paramedic 164

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:Possess a current EMT-Basic certificate or have possessed a valid EMT-Basic certificate within the past 12 months -or- meet all requirements imposed by the local EMS Agency and the California Emergency Medical Services Authority.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Paramedic Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the third in a series for an apprentice Paramedic. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Paramedic. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 165 Paramedic 165

  • Units:2.5
  • Hours:31.5 hours LEC; 40.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:Possess a current EMT-Basic certificate or have possessed a valid EMT-Basic certificate within the past 12 months -or- meet all requirements imposed by the local EMS Agency and the California Emergency Medical Services Authority.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Paramedic Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is the fourth in a series for an apprentice Paramedic. It provides information on jobs and duties of an apprentice Paramedic. Topics covered in the course are based on the needs of the apprentice and the fire agency, with focus on the related and supplemental instruction specified by the Rules and Regulations of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compile and maintain a log describing course topics covered and supplemental training received.
  • analyze the certification task book with a focus on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • explain the fire fighter testing process.

CALJA 298 Work Experience in CAL-JACs Fire Fighter Apprenticeship

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Hours:37.5 - 300 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be indentured in the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC) apprenticeship program.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course provides CAL-JACs Fire Fighter apprentices the opportunity to participate in an apprenticeship program for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC). Apprentices complete work experience hours at an approved training site. Apprentices may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be repeated when there are new or expanded occupational competencies and performance criteria. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • demonstrate competencies for effective and competitive workforce performance in an apprenticeship program.
  • demonstrate mastery of specific job competencies and performance criteria under the supervision of the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CAL-JAC).

CALJA 299 Experimental Offering in CAL-JACs Firefighter Apprenticeship

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This is the experimental courses description.


CALJA 499 Experimental Offering in CAL-JACs Firefighter Apprenticeship

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This is the experimental courses description.


Carpentry (CARPT) Courses

CARPT 101 Aerial Lift Safety, Construction Math, and the Apprentice

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpenter apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the beginning carpenter apprentice to industry safety procedures for aerial lift use, and hand and power tool safety and maintenance. It also covers construction math, financial literacy, and the role and responsibilities of the apprentice.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain allowable loads for various types of aerial lifts.
  • describe load capacity.
  • list requirements for pre-shift inspection of aerial lifts.
  • describe aerial lift operator responsibilities.
  • describe safe aerial lift use.
  • explain the meaning of discrimination.
  • describe the different types of discrimination.
  • demonstrate knowledge of the importance of financial literacy.
  • describe the responsibilities of the apprentice as required by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) and other governing agencies.
  • calculate area, volume, and circumference.
  • apply multiplication and division of fractions to construction tasks.
  • convert fractions, decimals, inches, feet, fractions of inches, and non-metric to metric units.
  • identify safe use and basic maintenance of hand and power tools.
  • identify safe use and basic maintenance of heavy equipment.

CARPT 103 OSHA 10-hour Construction Training Course

  • Units:0.5
  • Hours:10 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is designed with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommendations for the 10-Hour Construction Training Program. It covers recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of occupational hazards in the construction industry which satisfies regulatory and employment requirements in the construction sector.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • list the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection priorities and describe the inspection process as it relates to the carpentry trade.
  • explain the importance of OSHA in providing a safe and healthful workplace based on OSHA historical events and current information.
  • state the purpose of the OSHA Act and list the functions of OSHA.

CARPT 106 Introduction to Apprenticeship

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Registered Carpenter Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to apprenticeship, tools, safety, and construction job sites in the commercial and industrial building sectors.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe the hazards on a construction job site.
  • demonstrate the proper safe use of a worm-drive saw.
  • identify the conduct that characterizes workplace discrimination and harassment.
  • demonstrate the proper use of personal fall protection equipment and anchor points.
  • measure and layout different objects with a measuring tape.
  • determine the perimeter, area, and volume of rectangular, triangular, and circular objects.

CARPT 107 Rigging

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Registered Carpenter Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course familiarizes apprentices with the equipment and the procedures to safely rig and hoist various loads on the job-site. Topics include tying knots, splicing rope, calculating loads, hand signals for cranes, and inspecting rigging hardware.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe a basic rigging operation.
  • calculate the working load limit for a specific wire rope.
  • inspect wire rope using industry standard criteria.
  • select the proper type sling for a specific rigging operation.
  • identify the construction and purpose of shackles, hooks, eye-bolts, turnbuckles, sheaves, wedge sockets, wire rope clips, rigging beams, master links, chain falls, and come-alongs.
  • identify various common knots, bends, hitches, and splices.
  • calculate the center of gravity and the weight of a load on a sling.
  • calculate the stress loads on the slings.
  • identify standard types of cranes used in rigging.

CARPT 108 Modular System Installer Safety

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to apprenticeship, tools, safety, and construction job sites in the commercial and industrial building sectors. It also covers discrimination and harassment on the jobsite.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify safe use and basic maintenance of hand and power tools.
  • apply OSHA regulations.
  • explain the meaning of discrimination and harassment.
  • describe how hearing loss occurs and how to protect hearing.
  • describe the importance of fall protection and falling object protection.
  • identify modular components.
  • describe the responsibilities of the apprentice as required by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) and other governing agencies.

CARPT 109 Introduction to Office Modular Systems Installation

  • Units:1
  • Hours:18 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the installation of modular systems including major manufacturers of modular systems, applicable math, blueprints, specifications, and the creation of a realistic installation mockup. It also covers site logistics, layout of components, and personal financial literacy.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • use power and hand tools to safely assemble modular systems.
  • use manufacturers’ catalogs to identify various components of modular systems.
  • identify modular components for efficient installation.
  • demonstrate the ability to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers.
  • interpret blueprint drawings and specifications.
  • create a system mock-up.
  • identify personal financial responsibility.

CARPT 110 Foundations and Floors

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers layout, forming, framing, joist, sub-flooring, and foundation construction.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify appropriate types of forms for concrete foundations.
  • apply joist span tables.
  • analyze building and green code requirements for construction.
  • evaluate, lay out, and construct a floor joist system.

CARPT 111 Modular Systems Applications

  • Units:1
  • Hours:15 hours LEC; 21 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the modular system installer apprentice to proper tool and equipment applications required while assembling and disassembling modular office furniture systems. It also covers personal financial literacy.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply safe use of hand and power tools.
  • demonstrate the proper application of hand and power tools used during assembly and disassembly of modular components.
  • identify and install the custom perimeter trim products.
  • create a personal monthly spending plan/budget.
  • explain the use of credit and credit scores.

CARPT 112 Structural Framing

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers basic framing systems and layout of walls, ceilings, and stairwells with wood as well as metal and alternative "green" materials such as manufactured panels.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • build a framed wall with door and window openings.
  • identify and list the uses of the appropriate materials in framing.
  • evaluate and list the building code requirements for framing buildings.
  • measure, cut, and assemble all components in Western Platform frame construction.
  • build and install corners and wall intersections.
  • assemble, plumb, and brace walls.
  • layout and install ceiling joists, backing, and blocking and define their functions.
  • identify different "green" building materials and techniques.

CARPT 114 Form Detailing, Construction & Erection

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers planning and building of form work, construction and erection of various concrete forms, and construction materials and methods. It also explores new types of building materials such as recycled and alternative materials.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and list appropriate materials for the construction of concrete forms.
  • describe the purpose of three or more types of forms and their uses.
  • draft a concrete form detail drawing and specify the function of the concrete form.
  • build a concrete construction form involving bucks, block-outs, and inserts.
  • calculate concrete quantities for model forms.

CARPT 115 Floor to Ceiling Wall System Construction

  • Units:1
  • Hours:11 hours LEC; 25 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the modular system installer apprentice to floor to ceiling modular wall construction. It also covers blueprint reading and understanding manufacturers' system components and parts.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • construct modular system walls and panels.
  • construct modular system doors and windows.
  • apply proper layout of walls.
  • interpret blueprints for modular walls.
  • identify manufacturers' components and parts.
  • apply manufacturers' installation specifications.

CARPT 120 Exterior Finish

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers exterior design, materials, finishes, and methods of application in exterior building construction. Topics include an overview of the hazards of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and pathogens.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • assess and select the various types of exterior caulking and their uses including the use of VOC free materials.
  • justify caulking choices for exterior applications.
  • identify and list appropriate exterior materials and alternative materials that are VOC free.
  • identify and determine the uses of exterior finish hand tools.
  • research the function and application of exterior sheathing, insulation, and weatherproofing materials appropriate to local conditions.
  • install an exterior door frame and door.
  • identify and describe the application of six styles of windows.

CARPT 122 Interior Finish

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers interior designs, materials, and methods of application in building construction. Topics include techniques of indoor air quality practices in order to reduce Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and pathogens.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify interior materials and "green" practices that reduce poor indoor air quality.
  • build a mockup using appropriate materials and installation methods.
  • interpret information on finish materials and tasks from blueprints, schedules, and specifications.
  • evaluate and perform tasks using power equipment used in interior trim in a safe manner.
  • install interior door frames, doors, and trim.
  • build laminated plastic materials.
  • analyze the appropriate CalGreen codes that regulate and promote good indoor air quality practices.

CARPT 124 Commercial Door Hardware

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Registered Carpenter Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the basic skills necessary to successfully install commercial door hardware. Topics include selecting hardware, hanging and adjusting a door and installing locks, closers, rim devices, door holders, and various accessories. It also covers codes that govern doors and hardware in commercial buildings.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • demonstrate the installation of flush bolts and coordinators so the doors close in proper order.
  • demonstrate the installation of door stops at a predetermined angle without damage to door or jamb.
  • demonstrate with given mortise lockset, a cylinder lockset and instructions for each, correctly change the hand of each lockset to given standards.
  • demonstrate the installation and preparation of a door with a given cylinder lockset so it latches securely and locks the door.
  • describe the function of a commercial collection of hardware and correctly identify each piece.

CARPT 125 Fine Furnishings, Drapery, and Window Coverings

  • Units:1
  • Hours:13 hours LEC; 23 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the modular system installer apprentice to high-end and custom furniture, wall installations, draperies, and window coverings. It also covers tool selection, skills for proper installation, and manufacturers' specifications.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • construct custom counters and desks.
  • use the proper fasteners for hollow and solid walls.
  • apply proper installation techniques for window coverings.
  • construct custom solid wood casegoods and furniture.
  • assemble and install demountable partition walls.
  • describe manufacturers' specifications.

CARPT 130 Layout/Leveling Construction Site Practice

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22.5 hours LEC; 13.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the use of leveling devices. It includes reading and interpreting an engineer's rod, horizontal and vertical setting circles, and vernier scaling. Additional topics include construction layout of horizontal and vertical angles, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) practices for erosion control.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • set up and adjust a theodolite instrument, laser, and other leveling devices for proper use.
  • evaluate and lay out a building site using architectural drawings.
  • identify the parts of a tripod and theodolite instrument.
  • measure horizontal distances with a theodolite instrument.
  • calculate elevations by using an engineer's rod and various leveling devices.
  • lay out horizontal and vertical angles with accuracy.
  • identify erosion control measures that prevent water runoff.

CARPT 131 Introduction to Working Drawings, Construction Math and Fire Stop Installation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Insulator Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Insulator Apprentices to construction math, basic blueprint reading, and fire stop installation. It also covers safe use and maintenance of hand tools.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify print production and reproduction methods.
  • define plan detail views and pictorial drawings and their uses.
  • calculate area, volume, and circumference.
  • apply multiplication and division of fractions to common insulator tasks.
  • convert fractions, decimals, inches, feet, fractions of inches, and non-metric to metric units.
  • describe the test standards and the rating systems for fire stopping.
  • identify the purpose of proper installation of access doors.
  • identify safe use and basic maintenance of hand tools.

CARPT 132 Residential Blueprint Reading and Forklift Safety

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Insulator Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Insulator Apprentices to residential blueprint terminology and interpretation. Forklift safety is also included.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of blueprints.
  • interpret abbreviations, schedules, and symbols on prints.
  • list the different types of orthographic and pictorial drawings.
  • explain the basic use and safe operation of a forklift.

CARPT 133 Residential Insulation and Weatherization

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Insulator Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Insulator Apprentice to insulation and weatherization installation. Topics include environmental impact on traditional construction and organizations that provide guidelines and certification for residential insulation and weatherization.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • define the required components of residential insulation and weatherization.
  • define the term “R-value” (resistance to heat flow).
  • state the benefits of R-value and weatherization.
  • describe the impact of typical traditional construction on the environment.
  • list the organizations that provide guidelines and certification for residential insulation and weatherization.

CARPT 134 Commercial Blueprint Reading and Mobile Tower Scaffolds

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Insulator Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Insulator Apprentices to commercial blueprint terminology and interpretation. It also covers the erection of and safe practices for welded frame mobile and rolling tower scaffolds.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of blueprints.
  • interpret abbreviations, schedules, and symbols on commercial and structural prints.
  • list the different types of orthographic and pictorial drawings.
  • interpret dimensions on structural prints.
  • list criteria for welded frame and rolling tower scaffold.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • list requirements for platform construction.
  • explain the safe use and erection of welded frame and rolling tower scaffolds, materials, fall protection, and falling object protection.
  • describe safe scaffold access and egress.

CARPT 135 Commercial and Industrial Insulation and Aerial Lift

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Insulator Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Insulator Apprentice to commercial and industrial insulation installation. It also covers the rules and regulations governing the safe use of aerial lifts.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • list the required components of commercial and industrial insulation.
  • state the benefits of (resistance to heat flow) R-value
  • describe the impact of typical traditional construction on the environment.
  • list the organizations that provide guidelines and certification for commercial and industrial insulation.
  • describe the characteristics of self-propelled and manually-propelled aerial lifts and work platforms.
  • demonstrate a pre-shift inspection of an aerial lift.

CARPT 136 Energy Conservation Codes and Standards

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Insulator Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Insulator Apprentice to energy conservation codes and standards. It also covers Green Advantage certification and CalGreen building code requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret energy conservation codes and standards.
  • list the required components of green building.
  • state the benefits of green building to the environment.
  • describe the impact of typical traditional construction on the environment.
  • identify Green Advantage certification requirements.
  • interpret CalGreen building code requirements.

CARPT 137 Modular Systems Construction I

  • Units:1
  • Hours:18 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the modular system installer apprentices to safe and productive ways to handle modular components on a job site using the proper equipment. It also covers the proper way to lift and move modular
components, protection of office equipment, basic furniture assembly, and manufacturers' specifications.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the proper equipment for moving different components.
  • apply safe and ergonomic movements of material.
  • apply proper floor protection during unloading and staging operations.
  • identify the various hardware elements in furniture assembly.

CARPT 138 Modular System Construction II

  • Units:1
  • Hours:14 hours LEC; 22 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the modular system installer apprentices to advanced modular system construction with a focus on panelized furniture and cubicle partitions including electrical diagrams. It also covers forklift operation and safety per regulations mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • assemble modular cubicle walls.
  • properly disassemble modular cubicle walls.
  • use proper handling and storage techniques of modular cubicle components.
  • assemble panelized furniture.
  • properly disassemble panelized furniture.
  • use proper handling and storage techniques of panelized furniture.
  • interpret electrical connection diagrams.
  • operate a forklift per OSHA regulations.

CARPT 140 Interior Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is a comprehensive study of materials, work processes, and the proper use of tools necessary to install gypsum wallboard and interior metal studs. Topics include green practices used in construction.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the different compositions of gypsum materials used in the construction of specific wallboard products including "green" methods of installation.
  • evaluate and demonstrate proper handling and storage techniques for wallboard and metal studs.
  • select the appropriate fastener used for metal stud and wallboard construction.
  • demonstrate the proper use of tools and equipment used in metal stud and wallboard construction.
  • evaluate proper and practical cutting and fitting techniques when installing metal studs and gypsum wallboard.
  • formulate proper lay out, cutting, and material installation procedures for the installation of braced and unbraced soffits.

CARPT 141 Suspended Framing Ceiling Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the acoustical apprentice to the installation of suspended framing ceiling systems and situations which require special installation techniques. It also covers industry standards and manufacturers' recommendations for proper installation of engineered ceilings, and proper tool selection and safety.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the custom perimeter trim products.
  • identify the use of reference points for the installation of suspended framing.
  • explain the method for attaching trim to the ceiling system.
  • perform pre-shift inspections for tools, equipment, and work area.
  • identify metal ceiling systems components.
  • demonstrate suspended framing systems-specific installation techniques.

CARPT 142 Engineered Structural Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22.5 hours LEC; 13.5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers heavy timber construction in dams, bridges, and trusses. Topics include lamination and the proper disposal and recycling of materials.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • list lamination processes and uses.
  • identify three or more truss designs and select appropriate design for a project.
  • safely operate heavy timber construction tools.
  • interpret a set of engineered nailing and fastening schedules and explain the purpose of such schedules.
  • identify disposal of post-building materials codes.
  • install a wood and wood-metal truss and its engineered manufactured components following a set of structural blueprints.

CARPT 144 Introduction to Grid Ceiling Installation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Installer Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Acoustical Apprentice to the installation of grid ceilings. It also covers rolling scaffold and tool safety.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify common grid ceiling components.
  • interpret prints and specifications to determine the related electrical and mechanical features and layout.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the standards and codes that apply to acoustical ceilings.
  • identify the tools needed to install an acoustical ceiling.
  • demonstrate the ability to lay out a grid ceiling.
  • describe the installation process for exposed grid and concealed grid systems.
  • explain the safe use of welded frame and rolling tower scaffolds, including materials, fall protection, and falling object protection.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • list requirements for platform construction.

CARPT 145 Specialty Ceiling Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Installer Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Acoustical Apprentice to the installation of special ceiling systems. It also covers aerial lift use and safety.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify special ceiling systems components.
  • interpret prints and specifications to determine the related electrical and mechanical features and layout.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the standards and codes that apply to specialty ceilings.
  • identify the tools needed to install a specialty ceiling.
  • demonstrate the ability to lay out a specialty ceiling.
  • describe the installation process for exposed and concealed specialty systems.
  • describe the characteristics of self-propelled and manually-propelled aerial lifts and work platforms.
  • demonstrate a pre-shift inspection of an aerial lift.

CARPT 146 Integrated Ceilings and Special Techniques

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Acoustical Apprentice to the installation of integrated ceiling systems and situations which require special installation techniques. It also covers industry standards and manufacturers' recommendations for proper installation of engineered ceiling and proper tool selection and safety.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • assess and perform specific installation techniques.
  • apply the proper installation procedure for each system.
  • explain reference points for the installation of curved trim and methods for attaching trim to the ceiling system.
  • construct metal ceiling system components.
  • identify the custom perimeter trim products.
  • describe the tools needed for installing ceilings using special techniques.

CARPT 147 Advanced Grid Ceilings

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the acoustical apprentice to advanced techniques in suspended framing and grid ceiling systems. It also covers industry standards, manufacturers' recommendations for proper installation of engineered ceilings, and proper tool selection and safety.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the method for attaching data grid ceiling systems.
  • demonstrate specific installation techniques.
  • identify perimeter trim products.
  • use reference points for the installation of lineal systems.
  • identify special tools needed for grid ceiling installation.
  • explain the installation procedure used for each specialty system.
  • identify reference points used to install building perimeter systems.
  • read and write pre-shift inspections for equipment and work area.

CARPT 148 Access Floor Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to the installation of Access Floor Systems. It also covers hand tool ergonomics, safety, and maintenance.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the components and materials used for Access Floor Systems.
  • explain how to inspect the job site, prepare the existing floor, and layout and level the access floor.
  • describe tools used for layout and leveling and identify the proper testing equipment required.
  • explain how to install stringer system reinforced perimeter locations, bridge obstructions, and additional bracing.
  • describe the process of installing access floor panels, cutting panels, and framing around obstructions.
  • explain the procedures used for installing handrails and stairs.
  • describe the installation of low-profile wire management floors.
  • list the uses, benefits, and code requirements of access floors.

CARPT 150 Concrete - Precast and Prestressed

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the use and placement of concrete in residential and commercial construction. Topics include mixing, testing, aggregate, curing, and construction designs, as well as precast and prestressed concrete, materials, forms, molds, handling, lifting devices, and the proper disposal and recycling of materials.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe the advantages and disadvantages of precast and prestressed concrete methods.
  • evaluate and proportion concrete components to achieve a required slump.
  • perform and compare pull-pressure tests on bolts embedded at different depths and in different locations.
  • analyze a basic set of bridge plans and tilt-up wall plans.
  • calculate, lay out, and construct a girder wall form with a given set of blueprints.
  • define the requirements in lifting and bracing tilt-up wall panels.

CARPT 155 Commercial Concrete

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:23 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers concepts and practices of commercial concrete construction. Topics include layout and construction of bolt patterns, concrete columns, and gang forms, as well as the types and methods used to safely build, shore, and place column caps and concrete decks.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • translate a set of commercial prints and lay out job grid lines.
  • construct a bolt pattern and place it at the proper location and elevation.
  • build, set, and brace a round fiber form column and square wood at the correct location.
  • assemble, set, and brace a wall using composite metal or plywood panels.
  • erect, line, and brace a section of Aluma-wall with taper ties and strongbacks.
  • identify the components of a traditional wood-shore deck system, including Ellis shores, stringers, joists, and deck plywood.
  • construct a wood shore deck with column caps included.
  • assemble a steel post shoring system and set it to the correct elevation.
  • identify the safety hazards of silica and the corrective measures to mitigate the danger.
  • calculate the amount of concrete needed for various forms.
  • exhibit safe work practices in the stripping and storing of forms.

CARPT 160 Blueprint Reading-Residential

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers residential blueprints. Topics include "green" practices, conventions, lines, symbols, measurements, and specifications used for residential construction.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the symbols and terms used in plot, foundation, floor, elevation, detail, mechanical, and electrical plans.
  • interpret technical information given on schedules and written specifications.
  • construct building layout and offset construction lines.
  • list appropriate steps to complete building permit application.
  • project building layout lines from given lot lines.
  • identify different "green" practices for residential construction.
  • identify Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and other organization requirements for certification.
  • calculate elevations from information obtained from residential plot and foundation plans.

CARPT 162 Blueprint Reading-Commercial

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers commercial and industrial blueprints. Topics include conventions, lines, symbols, measurements, and specifications used for commercial and industrial construction. It also covers CalGreen codes.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compare graphic (blueprint) information with written (specifications) information.
  • locate relevant codes in the Construction Safety Orders.
  • sketch different architectural lines used on blueprints following a given legend.
  • extract the information necessary to construct a photovoltaic support structure using a set of blueprints.
  • estimate the quantity and cost of material needed to construct parts of the building.
  • extract the information necessary to construct a section of a building using a set of blueprints.

CARPT 163 Modular System Blueprint Reading

  • Units:1
  • Hours:13 hours LEC; 23 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry modular systems installer apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to blueprint reading, project specifications, and layout for modular systems. It also covers union trust fund benefits.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify different lines and symbols used on print drawings.
  • demonstrate proper layout of wall locations for modular systems.
  • utilize a laser and target to perform elevation readings.
  • identify safety hazards of working with a laser layout device.
  • understand the union benefit package.

CARPT 164 Acoustical Blueprint Reading

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry acoustical apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the acoustical apprentice to advanced specialized blueprint reading. It also covers basic construction documents, project scheduling, and labor cost estimation.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of acoustical blueprints.
  • identify the various lines, pictorial drawings, views, symbols, and other characteristics that may be found on acoustical blueprints.
  • describe the importance of a construction schedule and daily job log and organize labor in conjunction with the construction schedule.
  • calculate the progress of a project in terms of completion.
  • estimate the labor hours needed to complete various types of work.
  • bisect lines and angles for layout purposes.
  • layout segmented arches using different methods and procedures.

CARPT 170 Roof Framing

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers roof framing, layout, and construction. Topics include industry terminology, technical information, and construction materials and methods, all of which are used in planning and building several types of roofs. It also covers industry standards and codes.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • lay out rafters for various types of roofs.
  • identify five or more roof designs.
  • analyze drawings of different roof types.
  • calculate and construct a gable, hip, and intersecting roof.
  • identify the components of roof systems.
  • explain the functions of different truss designs.

CARPT 180 Stair Building

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers types, designs, nomenclature, and Uniform Building Code (UBC) requirements for building stairs. Topics include mathematical calculations and layout procedures for constructing stairs, landings, newels, and handrails.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • estimate the cost and materials for various types of stairs.
  • determine the dimensions of stair rise and run.
  • calculate and lay out risers and treads on a stair stringer with a framing square fitted with stair gauges.
  • evaluate, locate, and construct landings and platforms.
  • calculate and lay out form work for a self-supporting concrete stair.
  • select appropriate UBC codes necessary to design and construct a stairway.

CARPT 181 Tools of the Trade and Installation of Hardwood Floors

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Hardwood Floor Layer Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Hardwood Floor Layer Apprentices to the installation of hardwood floors per industry standards. It covers tool and equipment identification, safety, and proper maintenance procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the proper tools and equipment needed for the installation of various hardwood floors.
  • practice safe use of tools and equipment.
  • apply proper tool and equipment maintenance techniques.
  • use tools and equipment to properly install hardwood floors.

CARPT 182 Finishing and Repairing Floors

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Hardwood Floor Layer Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Hardwood Floor Layer Apprentices to the process of finishing and repairing hardwood floors per industry standards. It also covers is installation of athletic and parquet flooring.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply hardwood floor finishing techniques.
  • demonstrate proper floor repair processes.
  • identify materials needed for athletic flooring and parquet flooring.
  • apply athletic flooring installation techniques.
  • apply parquet flooring installation techniques.
  • identify appropriate baseboard and trim for flooring.

CARPT 190 Introduction to Welding and Cutting

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 15 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Carpenter Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers welding methods, brazing, and flame cutting. Topics include thermoforming and thermosetting plastics applicable to the building construction industry.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain basic theory in safety and welding techniques used for each welding process.
  • set up and operate oxy acetylene and arc welding equipment properly.
  • produce neat and strong welds on metals using oxy acetylene and arc welding equipment.
  • analyze and perform methods of joining and welding plastic materials.
  • produce welds to meet industry standards in the carpenter's profession.

CARPT 210 The Acoustical Apprentice, Safety, and the Trade

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry acoustical apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the acoustical apprentice to fall protection, tool safety and maintenance, and scaffold safety and maintenance. It also covers Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10, First Aid and CPR certifications.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain allowable loads for various types of scaffold.
  • explain the safe use of scaffolds and materials.
  • list requirements for platform construction.
  • identify and safely demonstrate use of hand and power tools.
  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • explain the rules and regulations of PFPS and PFAS.
  • apply CPR and First Aid.
  • define OSHA safety regulations.

CARPT 211 Acoustical Installer Safety

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered carpentry acoustical apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the beginning acoustical apprentice to safe work practices in the use of rolling scaffold systems, lasers, and hand and power tools. It also covers the necessary skills to obtain a welded frame scaffold qualification card from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC).

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations for scaffold, lasers, and tools.
  • safely use power and hand tools.
  • identify welded frame scaffold components.
  • describe the use of welded scaffold.
  • explain the method for cutting trim.
  • explain the use of top locks on rolling scaffold.
  • demonstrate pre-shift inspections for scaffold equipment.
  • describe laser safety.
  • perform hand tool inspection.

CARPT 212 Infection Control Risk Assessment and Hospital Code for Acoustical Installers

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Installer Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the acoustical installer apprentice to the safety procedures for hospital work Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA). It also covers applicable building codes of acoustical ceiling systems used in hospitals.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain how local and state building codes are developed for the State of California
  • define the additional installation requirements for acoustical ceilings in buildings deemed for essential services
  • install an acoustical ceiling conforming with the regulations of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
  • describe how to read load charts
  • list requirements for inspection of equipment
  • list criteria for contamination from hospital remodels
  • describe secondary infections that are contracted during hospital stays

CARPT 213 Acoustical Exterior Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the acoustical apprentice to the installation of acoustical exterior systems. It also covers industry standards and manufacturers' recommendations for proper installation and safety for exterior systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • demonstrate proper installation techniques.
  • explain the installation procedure used for each system.
  • identify custom perimeter trim products.
  • use reference points for the installation of trim.
  • identify metal ceiling systems components.
  • identify special tools needed exterior acoustical systems.
  • perform pre-shift inspections for equipment and work area.

CARPT 215 Acoustical Specialty Systems

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Acoustical Installer Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Acoustical Apprentice to the installation of advanced and specialty ceiling systems. It also covers hand and power tool safety and aerial lift safety.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify custom perimeter trim products.
  • use reference points for the installation of fabric trim.
  • explain the method for attaching sound panels to the ceiling system.
  • use reference points for the installation of curved trim.
  • install Z-clips.
  • interpret OSHA regulations for aerial lifts.

CARPT 220 Millwright Safety and Tool Skills

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to the safety rules and regulations required to work on job sites. It also provides Millwright 16-hour Safety certification.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • employ personal protective equipment.
  • understand basic safety practices with hand and power tools, scaffold and fall protection use, fire protection, respiratory protection, and confined spaces as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulations.
  • identify hazards of construction like asbestos and chemicals use.

CARPT 221 The Millwright Apprentice and the Trade

  • Units:2
  • Hours:36 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course informs Millwright apprentices about the structure of their union, as well as their responsibilities and rights. It also covers union history and the development of a proper work ethic.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and explain the roles and responsibilities of union officers.
  • describe the responsibilities of the apprentice as required by Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) and other governing agencies.
  • maintain the responsibilities required by the local union's constitution.
  • identify the characteristics of a proper work ethic.

CARPT 222 Millwright Math Applications and Fall Protection

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course reviews math applications needed by Millwright apprentices and introduces the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) Fall Protection certification.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • convert fractions, decimals, inches, feet, fractions of inches, and non-metric to metric units.
  • calculate area, volume, ration, proportion, and circumference.
  • demonstrate basic layout methods for establishing a right angle.
  • identify and explain the components of a Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS), methods of restraint, and the complications from suspension trauma.
  • explain the requirements of a guardrail system.
  • describe fall protection anchorage points for scaffolding.

CARPT 223 Cutting and Welding I

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the safe use of hand and power tools to perform shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy-fuel welding, and plasma cutting. It also covers proper ergonomics.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify common hazards in welding and cutting and the proper methods to eliminate them.
  • explain the appropriate applications for each type of welding and associated equipment and tools.
  • discuss the electrode classification system and the electrode folder components.
  • properly use various electrode holders.
  • demonstrate the proper usage of an inverter and rectifier.
  • explain the different processes for cutting steel.

CARPT 224 Materials of Construction

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces, at a basic level, the hardware Millwrights encounter on the job site. It also covers different seals, structural materials, and appropriate application.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe threads and threaded fasteners.
  • identify and explain various types of threaded fasteners and appropriate applications for each.
  • identify and explain various unthreaded fasteners and alignment hardware, as well as appropriate applications for each.
  • describe commonly used seals and their usage.
  • outline external and internal retaining rings and explain the proper usage of each.
  • identify the characteristics of a variety of shapes of structural materials and appropriate applications of each.

CARPT 225 Layout Procedures for Millwrights

  • Units:1
  • Hours:22 hours LEC; 14 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Millwright Carpentry Apprentice to layout procedures using applied blueprint techniques. It also covers the safe use of lift trucks and rough terrain lift practices.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify layout tolerances as specified in plans.
  • calculate and lay out angles using appropriate methods.
  • locate and transfer benchmarks and establish elevations.
  • identify the factors and equipment that contribute to lift truck stability.
  • demonstrate standard hand signals and safe operations used for lift truck operations.
  • apply safe practices for industrial and rough terrain lifts.

CARPT 226 Precision Optical Instruments

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Millwright Apprentice to the precision optical instruments currently used by contractors for shaft alignment. It also covers General Electric (GE) turbine familiarization as well as blueprint reading.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain how to set up and calibrate optical instruments.
  • identify and troubleshoot optical instruments.
  • analyze faulty readings from optical instruments.
  • list the required components of GE turbines.
  • identify the information provided on mechanical prints.
  • identify the characteristics and uses of assembly prints.

CARPT 227 Blueprint Reading and Aerial Lift

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Millwright apprentices to blueprint terminology and interpretation. It also covers the rules and regulations governing the safe use of aerial lifts.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of blueprints.
  • identify the various lines, pictorial drawings, and views that may be found on blueprints.
  • interpret mechanical blueprints and welding symbols.
  • describe the characteristics of self-propelled and manually-propelled aerial lifts and work platforms.
  • perform a pre-shift inspection of an aerial lift.

CARPT 228 Millwright Rigging

  • Units:2
  • Hours:35 hours LEC; 5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Millwright Apprentice to rigging. It addresses the safety regulations and practices related to rigging and rigging hardware.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe the purpose of rigging and the components used.
  • identify and demonstrate various types of knots, and state the limitations of each.
  • describe the selection of rigging equipment and hardware to perform safe rigging practices.
  • demonstrate safe rigging practices, including hand and voice signals.
  • list and describe the different types of cranes used for rigging operations.
  • describe the safety limits of equipment used in rigging.
  • explain the rigger's responsibility for safety on the job site.
  • describe basic chain construction and design.

CARPT 229 Cutting and Welding II

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands on CARPT 223 and furthers the Millwright apprentice's knowledge of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) procedures and welding equipment. It also covers the safe use of welding and cutting with plasma and carbon arc equipment, as well as the American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for welding 2G, 3G, and 4G, horizontal, vertical, and overhead groove joints with SMAW.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and explain the SMAW process, components, and safety issues.
  • identify and explain the specifications and usage of electrodes.
  • identify and explain carbon arc welding and cutting processes, components, and safety issues.
  • identify and explain plasma welding and cutting processes, components, and safety issues.
  • analyze and interpret weld bead examples.
  • prepare a one-inch-thick groove joint that meets AWS standards.
  • perform the AWS 3G unlimited thickness practice test with SMAW.

CARPT 230 Monorails

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Millwright apprentices to various types of monorails, the materials, safety hazards, and the safe use of hand and power tools on job sites.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe the types, applications, and components of monorails.
  • identify basic truss designs.
  • explain the layout and fabrication of a monorail system.
  • describe the methods for connecting support steel.
  • identify the different types of fasteners used in support steel.
  • describe an overhead monorail path layout.

CARPT 231 Conveyors for Millwrights

  • Units:1
  • Hours:16 hours LEC; 20 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Millwright Apprentice to various types of conveyor systems including the major components and applications. It covers the methods and components used to install conveyor systems per industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify various types of conveyor systems and their installation procedures.
  • describe common applications of conveyor systems.
  • identify basic truss designs.
  • describe the major components of a conveyor system.
  • explain the layout and fabrication of header steel and methods for connecting and attaching support steel.
  • construct an overhead conveyor system path.

CARPT 232 Machinery Installation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Millwright Apprentice to the proper installation of machinery per industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply proper site preparation and layout.
  • identify and calculate anchoring devices.
  • identify reference points.
  • install machinery safely and effectively at the proper elevation.
  • describe safety hazards during installation and during maintenance operations.

CARPT 233 Machinery Maintenance for Millwrights

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the basics of millwright machinery maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • select and operate various millwright equipment.
  • apply maintenance recordkeeping and reports.
  • apply maintenance techniques for millwright machinery.
  • describe possible safety hazards associated with maintenance tasks.
  • calculate wear on components to determine if replacement is needed.
  • identify resources for manufacturers' specifications on scheduled maintenance and pre-startup requirements.

CARPT 234 Precision Tools for Millwrights

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Millwright Apprentices to precision tools, accurate measurements for layout, leveling practices, and alignment per manufacturer and industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify various precision tools and describe their proper use and maintenance.
  • demonstrate setup and use of laser alignment tools and optical instruments.
  • demonstrate the proper use of an inside and outside micrometer.
  • explain the process of testing and setting up precision tools for accuracy.
  • calculate conversions for alignment.

CARPT 235 Turbines

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Millwright Apprentices to hydro, gas, and steam turbines. It covers proper assembly, installation,and maintenance per manufacturer and industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify basic mechanical principals for power generation.
  • list efficient hydroelectric power facilities and types of power generation.
  • distinguish alternative energy sources, such as wind, nuclear, and tidal power.
  • demonstrate proper procedure for working on turbines.
  • identify causes of rotation in a steam turbine.
  • identify different sections of a turbine.

CARPT 236 Cutting and Welding III

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Millwright Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands on CARPT 229 and furthers the Millwright Apprentice's knowledge of shielded Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) procedures and welding equipment. It also covers the safe use of welding and cutting with plasma and carbon arc equipment, as well as the American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for welding 3G and 4G, horizontal, vertical, and overhead groove joints with FCAW.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • list and define the FCAW process, components, and safety issues.
  • identify and explain the specifications and usage of electrodes.
  • identify and explain arc welding and cutting processes, components, and safety issues.
  • prepare a one-inch-thick vertical groove joint that meets AWS standards.
  • produce the AWS 3G and 4G unlimited thickness practice test with FCAW.

CARPT 240 Piledriver Safety and Tools

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Piledriver apprentices to the ergonomics, safety, and maintenance of hand and power tools. It also covers hazard recognition in fall protection.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and safely demonstrate hand tools usage.
  • identify and safely demonstrate power tools usage.
  • perform a hand and power tool safety check prior to use.
  • identify the components of a personal fall protection system (PFPS) and a personal fall arrest system (PFAS).
  • explain the rules and regulations of PFPS and PFAS.

CARPT 241 Pile Driver Math Applications

  • Units:2
  • Hours:36 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers mathematical processes in the construction trade with specific focus on the pile driving industry. It also covers personal financial responsibilities.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • convert fractions, decimals, inches, feet, fractions of inches, and non-metric to metric units.
  • calculate area, volume, ratios, proportion, and circumference.
  • demonstrate basic layout methods for establishing a right angle.
  • apply personal financial responsibilities including credit scores, budgets creation, and credit building.

CARPT 242 Piledriver Rigging

  • Units:2
  • Hours:35 hours LEC; 5 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course addresses the safety regulations and practices related to rigging and rigging hardware. It exceeds the requirements of OSHA Subpart CC, ANSI A10.42.2000 "Qualified Rigger," and ANSI B30.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe the purpose of rigging and the components used.
  • identify and demonstrate various types of knots and state the limitations of each.
  • explain the selection of rigging equipment and hardware to perform safe rigging practices.
  • demonstrate safe rigging practices, including hand and voice signals.
  • list and describe the different types of cranes used for rigging operations.
  • describe the safety limits of equipment used in rigging.
  • explain the riggers responsibility for safety on the job site.
  • describe basic chain construction and design.

CARPT 243 Form Detailing, Construction, and Erection for Pile Drivers

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Pile Driver Apprentice to planning and building of form work, construction and erection of various concrete forms, and the materials and methods used. It also covers new building materials such as recycled and alternative materials.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and list appropriate materials for the construction of concrete forms.
  • describe the purpose of three or more types of forms and their uses.
  • draft a concrete form detail drawing and specify the function of the concrete form.
  • build a concrete construction form involving bucks, block-outs, and inserts.
  • calculate concrete quantities for model forms.

CARPT 244 Welding I: Introduction to SMAW

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Pile Driver Apprentice to the safety procedures while performing Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). It also covers equipment identification and welding consumables.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify appropriate personal protection equipment including proper clothing.
  • identify common hazards and the proper performance methods in welding and cutting.
  • explain the appropriate applications of SMAW welding, and the associated equipment, consumables, and tools.
  • describe the electrode classification system and the electrode folder components.
  • explain the different processes for cutting steel.

CARPT 245 Introduction to Land and Water Pile Driving

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Pile Driver Apprentice to pile driving practices on land and in water. Topics covered include safety, pile driving equipment, aerial lifts, cranes, and booms.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify hazards and safe practices for pile driving on land or water.
  • identify pile driving equipment and accessories.
  • list pile driving equipment used in land and water applications.
  • identify booms and cranes and their uses.
  • apply aerial lift safety practices and proper operation techniques.

CARPT 246 Welding II: SMAW Flat Position and Forklift Certification

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands on CARPT 244 and the Piledriver apprentice's knowledge of the appropriate safety procedures when using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and oxy-fuel cutting and the associated components. This course focuses on welding groove joints, flat V-groove (1G), and horizontal V-groove (2G). It also provides certification as a Power Industrial Truck Operator.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe safety issues and the personal protective equipment used with shielded metal arc welding and oxy-fuel welding and cutting processes.
  • describe electrode use and classification.
  • demonstrate a knowledge of the types of electrode classifications and joint configurations and the welding techniques used.
  • interpret weld bead examples.
  • identify hazards associated with welding and cutting and power industrial truck operation.
  • demonstrate an understanding of safely operating a power industrial truck and the factors that contribute to lift truck stability.

CARPT 247 Advanced Land and Water Pile Driving

  • Units:1
  • Hours:18 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Pile Driver Apprentice to advanced pile driving practices on land and in water. Topics covered include understanding pile driving equipment, cranes and booms, rigs, accessories, and pile driving hammers.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • list pile driving rig applications and safe practices.
  • explain the advantages and disadvantages of using various cranes or booms.
  • describe the similarities and differences of tieback walls and bulkheads.
  • define pile driving accessories and their appropriate uses.

CARPT 248 Wharfage and Marine Structures

  • Units:1
  • Hours:18 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Pile Driver Apprentice to pile driving practices used in bridge erection, and the construction of wharf and marine structures. Topics include various types of lumber and heavy timber, their selection, proper application, natural defects, and basic repair work.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify wharf and marine structures.
  • explain bridge erection applications.
  • identify lumber and heavy timber grades used in bridge, wharf, and marine construction.
  • list natural occuring defects in lumber and heavy timber.
  • explain force loads and timber orientation.
  • apply proper fastening and joining techniques.
  • describe basic repair work.

CARPT 249 Welding III: Advanced SMAW

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands on CARPT 246 and the Pile Driver Apprentice's knowledge of the appropriate safety procedures when using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and oxy-fuel cutting and the associated components. This course focuses on welding vertical groove joints (3G). It also covers American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for achieving a welder certification in 3G with SMAW.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe hazards and the personal protective equipment used with SMAW and oxy-fuel welding and cutting processes.
  • define specific electrode classifications.
  • demonstrate knowledge of oxy-fuel cutting applications.
  • examine weld beads for accuracy.
  • prepare a one-inch vertical joint groove meeting AWS requirements.
  • practice the AWS 3G unlimited thickness test using the SMAW process.

CARPT 250 Introduction to Structural Blueprints & Layout Instruments

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Piledriver apprentices to structural blueprint reading and layout.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of structural blueprints.
  • identify the various lines, pictorial drawings, views, and other characteristics that may be found on structural blueprints.
  • interpret structural blueprints and symbols.
  • explain and perform basic math in the ship builder's method.
  • set up and use an automatic builder's level.

CARPT 251 Advanced Structural Blueprints and Bridge Building

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Pile Driver Apprentices to advanced structural blueprint reading and bridge building. Topics include bridge building practices, safety, pre-stressing, post-tensioning, and steel reinforcement of concrete. Basic concrete testing is also covered.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret structural blueprint symbols, pictorial drawings, and specification details.
  • explain steel reinforcement, pre-stressing, and post-tensioning reinforcement.
  • list the major types of concrete bridges, including their design features and components.
  • describe construction processes including cast-in-place, precast, segmental, cantilever, caisson, and cofferdam.
  • identify safe practices for working both on land and over water.
  • conduct basic concrete testing.

CARPT 252 Falsework, Shoring, and Heavy Timber Framing

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Piledriver apprentices to the construction of advanced concrete forms for bridges and shoring with the use of heavy timbers for support, known as falsework. It also covers the various building materials used to create formwork for elaborate decorative architectural designs.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and explain the purpose, components, and construction of concrete falsework.
  • name the structural components that can be fabricated from formwork and concrete.
  • describe channel safety guidelines followed on the job site when doing falsework.
  • identify and explain form hardware and its general purpose.
  • identify the most commonly used types of form ties.
  • compare the five methods contractors can use to control the related costs of formwork.
  • explain why support steel elements and heavy timbers are used in concrete shoring and falsework.

CARPT 253 Advanced Formwork

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Piledriver apprentices to the construction of advanced concrete forms used in all types of installations.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and explain the purpose, components, and construction of concrete formwork.
  • name the structural components that can be fabricated from formwork and concrete.
  • describe channel safety guidelines followed on the job site.
  • identify and explain form hardware and its general purpose.
  • identify the most commonly used types of form ties.
  • compare the five methods contractors can use to control the related costs of formwork.
  • explain why support steel elements such as rebar are used in concrete.

CARPT 254 Welding IV: SMAW 4G Certification

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands the Piledriver apprentice's knowledge of the appropriate safety procedures when using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and oxy-fuel cutting and the associated components. It covers the American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for 4G certification, overhead groove joints with SMAW.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and explain the SMAW process, components, safety issues, and appropriate protective personal equipment (PPE).
  • identify and explain the specifications, classifications, and usage of electrodes.
  • describe the hazards associated with overhead welding.
  • analyze and interpret weld bead examples.
  • perform the AWS 4G practice test with SMAW.

CARPT 255 Welding V: FCAW 3G Certification

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Piledriver apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands on CARPT 254 and furthers the Piledriver apprentice's knowledge of appropriate safety procedures when using flux core arc welding (FCAW) and oxy-fuel cutting and the associated components. It covers the American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for 3G certification, vertical groove joints with FCAW.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and explain the entire FCAW process, components, safety issues, and appropriate protective personal equipment (PPE).
  • identify and explain the specifications, classifications, and usage of electrodes.
  • describe the hazards associated with vertical welding.
  • analyze and interpret weld bead examples.
  • perform the AWS 3G practice test with FCAW.

CARPT 256 Welding VI: FCAW 4G Certification

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Pile Driver Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course expands on CARPT 255 and the Pile Driver Apprentice's knowledge of the appropriate safety procedures when using Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and oxy-fuel cutting and the associated components. This course focuses on welding vertical groove joints (4G). It also covers American Welding Society (AWS) requirements for achieving a welder certification in 4G with FCAW.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe hazards and the personal protective equipment used with FCAW and oxy-fuel welding and cutting processes.
  • define specific electrode classifications.
  • demonstrate knowledge of oxy-fuel cutting applications.
  • examine weld bead examples.
  • prepare overhead groove joints meeting AWS requirements.
  • practice the AWS 4G unlimited thickness test using the FCAW process.

CARPT 260 Introduction to Scaffolds and Confined Space

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Scaffold Erector apprentices to the appropriate safety procedures when using scaffolds and working in a confined space. It also covers the proper use and maintenance of hand tools.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain allowable loads for various types of scaffolds.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • describe the requirements for platform construction.
  • list the criteria for supported scaffold systems.
  • describe the assembly and disassembly of scaffolds.
  • compare the responsibilities of a competent person versus a qualified person.
  • explain the safe use of scaffolds, materials, and proper means of access and egress.
  • describe the importance of fall protection and falling object protection.
  • explain the atmospheric hazards in a confined space and methods to monitor and adjust the oxygen content.

CARPT 261 Welded Frame and Mobile Tower Scaffold

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector apprentice to the industry safety procedures when assembling welded frame and rolling scaffolds.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain allowable loads for welded frame and rolling tower scaffold.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • list requirements for platform construction.
  • list criteria for welded frame and rolling tower scaffold.
  • describe safe scaffold access and egress.
  • compare the responsibilities of a competent person versus a qualified person.
  • explain the safe use of welded frame and rolling tower scaffolds and materials.
  • describe the importance of fall protection and falling object protection.
  • explain the importance of building scaffolds on suitable surfaces.
  • identify allowable height-to-base ratios.

CARPT 262 System Scaffold

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector apprentice to industry safety procedures when erecting system scaffold, rolling scaffold, and supported scaffold.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain allowable loads for various types of scaffolds.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • list requirements for platform construction.
  • list criteria for supported scaffolds.
  • describe safe scaffold access and egress.
  • compare the responsibilities of a competent person versus a qualified person.
  • explain the safe use of scaffolds and materials.
  • describe the importance of fall protection and falling object protection.
  • identify the main parts of the scaffold stair unit.
  • explain the differences between safe access for users and erectors.

CARPT 263 Hazard Awareness for Scaffold Erectors

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:26 hours LEC; 10 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector Apprentice to hazards of erecting and dismantling scaffolds. It also covers aerial lift rules and regulations per industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify hazards and safety precautions in the scaffold industry.
  • list and define types of hazards and preventative safety precautions.
  • interpret Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations for aerial lifts.
  • identify the characteristics and uses of aerial lifts.
  • describe equipment in accordance with pre-shift inspection standards.

CARPT 264 Suspended Scaffolds and Shoring Systems

  • Units:1
  • Hours:20 hours LEC; 16 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector Apprentice to the safety procedures and industry rules and regulations for suspended scaffolds.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • list the advantages and disadvantages of suspended scaffolds.
  • describe the different types of suspended scaffolds and suspension equipment and devices.
  • explain and identify the requirements for outrigger beams and anchorage connections.
  • identify hazards and precautions for welding from suspended scaffolds.
  • explain and describe platform requirements, load capabilities and fall protection for suspended scaffolds.

CARPT 265 Tube and Clamp Scaffold

  • Units:1
  • Hours:20 hours LEC; 16 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector Apprentice to the safety procedures and industry rules and regulations for erecting tube and clamp scaffold systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain allowable loads and safe access for users and erectors.
  • calculate contributory leg loads.
  • demonstrate knowledge of the importance of fall protection and falling object protection.
  • demonstrate the safe use of scaffold materials.
  • list requirements and criteria for tube and clamp scaffold erection.

CARPT 266 Blueprint Reading for Scaffold Erectors

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector Apprentice to scaffold blueprint reading.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify print production and reproduction methods.
  • define detail views and describe their uses.
  • interpret blueprint symbols.
  • construct a perpendicular line using the shipbuilders' method.
  • interpret dimensions on scaffold shop blueprints.
  • demonstrate the ability to manually revise blueprints.

CARPT 268 Welding II

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Scaffold Erector apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Scaffold Erector apprentice to light gauge welding using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and flux core arc welding (FCAW). It also covers safety, ergonomics, the safe use of hand and power tools, and tool maintenance.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify welding hazards and safety methods to eliminate them.
  • describe various bell resources used with the different kinds of welding and cutting.
  • explain the electrode classification system.
  • demonstrate the proper use various electrode holders.
  • identify the different types of welding machines.
  • identify the function of a rectifier and an inverter.
  • explain different types of electrode folders and components.
  • explain different types of welding.

CARPT 270 Mill Cabinet Safety and Tool Skills

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Mill Cabinet Apprentices to materials, safety hazards, and the safe use of hand and power tools on job sites.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify, select, maintain, and safely operate hand and power tools.
  • avoid unsafe conditions and acts, and observe safety laws and regulations.
  • discuss, explain, and describe the production process.
  • obtain forklift operation and safety certification.

CARPT 271 The Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the Trade

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the history of Mill Cabinet Apprentice and the trade. Topics include wages and benefits, workers' compensation, personal finances, job placement, collective bargaining, working conditions, and labor-management relations as they pertain to unions, contractors, and cooperatives.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • analyze federal and state laws governing carpenters apprenticeship.
  • evaluate the requirements of a job.
  • identify unacceptable and acceptable working conditions.
  • define terms and titles common to the construction industry.
  • describe and list labor, management, contractors, and cooperatives within the area.
  • understand personal financial responsibility.

CARPT 272 Math for the Trades

  • Units:2
  • Hours:36 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers mathematics applications in the mill cabinet trade with specific focus on mathematical processes related to the production requirements of the industry.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers.
  • convert fractions, decimals, inches, feet, fractions of inches, and non-metric to metric units.
  • calculate perimeter, arc, volume, and weight measurements.
  • calculate angles, degrees, and basic percentages.

CARPT 273 Basic Cabinet Making

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Mill Cabinet Apprentices to basic cabinetry building procedures per industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify need, function, and process for cabinet making.
  • explain and describe the production and function of various cabinet styles.
  • apply design elements and principles to create functional and attractive cabinets.
  • select appropriate materials and production procedures for joint strength.

CARPT 274 Basic Blueprint Reading Mill Cabinet

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Mill Cabinet Apprentices to blueprint terminology and interpretation.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the purpose, printing, modifications, and assembly of blueprints.
  • identify and describe the types of construction drawings and documents.
  • interpret abbreviations, schedules and symbols on prints.
  • convert English and metric measurements.

CARPT 275 Machinery Maintenance for Mill Cabinet

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the basics of mill cabinet machinery maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • operate hand and portable power saws.
  • select, maintain, and operate stationary power equipment.
  • explain the sequence of steps to square work pieces and operate a portable power plane.
  • apply maintenance techniques for mill cabinet machinery.

CARPT 276 Cabinet Hardware Installation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces new Mill Cabinet Apprentices to basic cabinetry hardware installation procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • select and identify knobs and pulls for function and appearance.
  • explain various methods for mounting cabinetry hardware.
  • describe and select nails, screws, and fasteners used in cabinetry installation.

CARPT 277 Sanding, Stains, and Finish Preparation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Mill Cabinet Apprentice to the processes of surface preparation for the staining and finishing of solid wood and veneered cabinetry.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • select abrasive materials for smoothing surfaces.
  • operate portable and stationary power sanding machines.
  • inspect material surfaces to determine if abrading is necessary and apply the appropriate process for surface defects such as dents, cracks, and voids.
  • identify coatings for finishing wood surfaces and wood products.

CARPT 278 Advanced Machinery Operation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces new Mill Cabinet Apprentices to advanced machinery operation procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • choose, maintain, and operate various saw blades, stationary power equipment, portable power planes, joiners, portable routers and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines.
  • select, operate, and install shaper cutters, spindle shapers, and router bits.
  • identify and select various machines and hand tools including shaping contours and decorative surfaces.

CARPT 279 Advanced Blueprint Reading for Mill Cabinet

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Mill Cabinet Apprentices to advanced blueprint terminology and interpretation.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe the information found on a site plan and floor plan.
  • explain how prints are designated in a set and list the information and specifications.
  • explain the purpose of codes and regulations in the construction industry.
  • describe what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is and how it impacts the mill cabinet industry.

CARPT 280 Advanced Cabinet Making

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces Mill Cabinet Apprentices to advanced cabinetry building procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • draw isometric, cabinet oblique, and perspective sketches.
  • describe specifications and mock-up design analysis.
  • identify the effects computers have on producing working drawings and cabinet making.
  • create square- or profiled-edge frames and select joints for assembly.
  • identify applications for panel components.

CARPT 281 Veneers, Laminate, and Finishing

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Mill Cabinet Apprentice to the processes of surface preparation for the finishing of laminate, and veneered cabinetry.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • describe and apply the techniques of veneer and laminate application.
  • identify the effects of different stains and paints on different type of veneers and the importance of specifications.
  • use a router to trim edges using different bits.
  • create square- or profiled-edge frames and select joints for assembly.
  • explain the activities leading to a finished product.

CARPT 282 CAD Basics for Mill Cabinetry

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Mill Cabinet Apprentice to computer-aided design and drafting using AutoCAD, Cabinet Vision, and Alphacam software systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • use AutoCAD drawing tools and methods to construct accurate 2D drawings.
  • create and manage drawing layers, control object properties, and edit and modify files.
  • construct and edit polylines and splines.
  • use editing tools and grip editing to modify geometry.
  • use inquiry commands to obtain drawing information.

CARPT 283 Introduction to CNC

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Mill Cabinet Apprentice to the operation processes, maintenance, and tooling of Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) machines.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • use AutoCAD’s precision drawing tools and methods to program CNC machines.
  • control, manage, and operate CNC machines.
  • construct mill project components.
  • use lockout tagout procedures to retool CNC machines.
  • use inquiry commands to obtain desired milling.

CARPT 284 Solid Surface Material, Fabrication, and Installation

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Mill Cabinet Apprentice to constructing counter tops and back splashes, and finishing products according to industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the major solid surface manufacturers and their products.
  • successfully fabricate an L-shape solid surface counter top.
  • demonstrate the safe use of tools and equipment necessary for constructing solid surface products.
  • explain why planning is important in fabricating and installing solid surfaces.
  • identify patterns and understand how they are used to transfer vital information.
  • successfully repair cabinet surfaces.

CARPT 285 Advanced Project for Mill Cabinet

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Must be a registered Mill Cabinet Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course introduces the Mill Cabinet Apprentice to advanced cabinetry building procedures per industry standards.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret shop drawings.
  • identify material quantities using information contained on plans.
  • explain how to lay out a project and the purpose of specifications.
  • locate and list information found in project drawings.
  • construct and complete an advanced project demonstrating journeymen-level skills.

CARPT 298 Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Hours:37.5 - 300 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Indentured in the carpenters apprenticeship program.
  • General Education:AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2021)
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course provides students the opportunity to work in the carpenters apprenticeship program for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). Students complete work experience hours at approved training sites. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be repeated when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • demonstrate competencies for effective and competitive workforce performance in carpenters apprenticeship program.
  • demonstrate mastery of specific job skills as written in learning objectives under the supervision of the carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.).

Drywall/Lathers (DRLTH) Courses

DRLTH 100 Introduction to the Trade

  • Units:2
  • Hours:36 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to drywall/lathing apprenticeship, state and federal apprenticeship laws, apprenticeship record keeping, apprentice evaluation procedures, general safety, work ethic, sexual harassment issues, and basic tools of the trade.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret federal and state laws governing drywall/lathing apprentices.
  • compile an apprentice work record book.
  • identify and avoid unsafe conditions and unsafe acts and observe safety laws and regulations.
  • apply written and verbal directions.
  • demonstrate proper procedures in administering first aid and CPR.
  • describe drywall/lathing related organizations as they apply to the drywall/lathing apprenticeship.

DRLTH 102 Basic Applications

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is an introduction to basic gypsum wall covering and ceiling applications. It also includes taping installations, knot recognition, and application to rigging on construction job sites.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify different wall coverings.
  • choose various knots applicable to various rigging situations.
  • demonstrate basic gypsum wallboard coverings methods.
  • apply pre-decorated gypsum wallboard.

DRLTH 103 Drywall Lathing Trade Safety

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall-Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers trade safety for drywall lathing apprentices including hospital safety, rough terrain lift truck operation, and first aid and CPR.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify tools, materials, and equipment used in the trade.
  • analyze proper safety practices when working in hospitals.
  • list criteria for contamination from hospital remodels.
  • describe secondary infections contracted during hospital stays.
  • explain medical emergency recognition.
  • define the different illnesses in a medical emergency.
  • explain allowable loads for various types of rough terrain lift truck capacities.
  • list requirements for equipment inspection.
  • demonstrate CPR in a simulated scenario.
  • assess proper first aid practices.

DRLTH 105 Mathematics for Drywall/Lathers

  • Units:2
  • Hours:36 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers mathematical applications for the drywall and lathing trades. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percentages, angles and degrees, areas, and volumes.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions used in construction projects.
  • convert measurement units used on construction job sites.
  • calculate perimeter measurements, arc measurements, volume measurements, and weights.
  • calculate angles, degrees, and percentages.

DRLTH 110 Residential Metal Framing

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers basic residential metal framing. It includes framing of floors, walls, doors, windows, roofs, trusses, and stairs.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and list the uses of appropriate materials in framing.
  • build a framed floor.
  • build a framed wall with door and window openings.
  • build a roof and stair frames.

DRLTH 112 Doors, Windows, Exterior Systems/Building Documents

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers the hardware, installation, and framing of doors and windows and exterior wall covering systems. It also covers blueprints and building codes.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify and install door and window frames.
  • identify and install various doors.
  • identify and install door and window hardware.
  • identify, select, and install exterior wall coverings.
  • analyze and interpret residential blueprints and relevant building codes.

DRLTH 120 Blueprint Reading I

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers job specifications, blueprint structure, and basic blueprint reading and interpretation. It also covers construction drawings and sketching.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the symbols and terms used in floor, elevation, and detail plans.
  • interpret technical information given on schedules and specifications.
  • construct building layouts from residential floor plans.
  • identify the exterior wall finishes from residential plans.
  • identify building codes that relate to plan interpretation.

DRLTH 121 Blueprint Reading II

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is a continuation of DRLTH 120. Topics include interpretation, problem solving, correlating specifications, prints, addenda, notes, sections, and mathematics used with blueprints.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • compare graphic (blueprint) information with written (specifications) information.
  • identify structure and terminology used with specifications.
  • identify and interpret various sections used on blueprints.
  • apply calculations derived from details on blueprints.
  • identify solutions for different given problems related to blueprint reading.

DRLTH 122 Blueprint Reading III

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is a continuation of DRLTH 121. Topics include take-offs, material estimates, material requisition, job costs, and layout from blueprints.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify procedures for blueprint take-offs.
  • estimate the quantity of materials needed to construct requested parts of the building.
  • estimate cost of material from given take-offs.
  • analyze a set of prints and abstract the information necessary to construct requested sections of the building.

DRLTH 130 Welding I

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers welding and welding concepts for construction job sites. Topics include welding safety, basic welding terms, definitions, positions, and cutting operations.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain basic theory in safety and welding techniques used for each welding process.
  • demonstrate proper setup and operation of arc welding equipment.
  • identify most commonly used welding electrode types and their basic uses.
  • produce neat, strong welds on metals using arc welding equipment.
  • demonstrate proper setup and operation of oxyacetylene equipment.

DRLTH 131 Welding II

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course is a continuation of DRLTH 130. Topics include safety, concepts, processes, symbols, and certification performance of welding.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the basic theory of safety and welding techniques used for each welding process.
  • identify welding polarities and related symbols.
  • identify most commonly used welding electrode types and their classifications.
  • produce strong welds on metals using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and flux core arc welding (FCAW).
  • identify and compare SMAW and FCAW job site applications.

DRLTH 140 Exterior/Advanced Fire Control System and Partitions

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers safety, principles, theory, and application of advanced fire control systems. Topics include principles and applications of partitions and metal framing.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret the theory and principles of advanced fire control systems.
  • identify principles of partitions and metal soffits.
  • design and install different fire-stopping assemblies.
  • organize and install different metal stud partitions used as fire control systems.

DRLTH 142 Exterior Systems and Trims

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers principles and application of exterior wall framing, coverings, and trims.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify the principles of exterior wall framing.
  • identify the principles of exterior wall coverings and trims.
  • measure, cut, and assemble exterior wall coverings for commercial and residential lathing systems.
  • measure, cut, and assemble wall coverings for commercial and residential foam systems.
  • apply exterior lathing trims for commercial and residential applications.

DRLTH 150 Interior Metal Lathing System, Sound Control

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers materials, principles, theory, and application of lath and plaster interior hollow walls and partitions. Topics include principles and application of sound control systems, an introduction to mathematics, and layout for building arches.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret and apply the theory, materials, and principles of sound control systems.
  • interpret and apply the theory, materials, and principles of lath, plaster hollow, and prefabricated walls.
  • prepare interior lath wall coverings.
  • describe the principles of solid lath and plaster partitions.
  • interpret the principles and mathematics of arches.

DRLTH 160 Ceilings, Shaft Protection and Demountable Partitions

  • Units:1.5
  • Hours:24 hours LEC; 12 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be a Registered Drywall/Lathing Apprentice.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2021

This course covers safety, materials, principles, theory, and installation of ceiling systems, demountable partitions, and shaft systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • interpret and apply the theory, materials, and principles of ceiling systems.
  • interpret and apply the theory, materials, and principles of sha