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CARP 040A - Orientation

Unit(s): 2.00

Prerequisite:State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice
Advisory:It is advised that students have a knowledge of intermediate algebra concepts and read college-level texts.

This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course covers fundamental trade skills, employee/employer roles and responsibilities, and safe work practices needed for entry-level positions in the construction industry. While emphasis is placed on attaining industry-standard safety credentials, the course is designed to provide students with practical experience using construction terminology, math operations, basic measuring techniques, and tool identification and proper usage. Safety topics will cover Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training for jobsite hazard recognition, accident prevention, and safe tool and equipment operation. Upon successful completion, students receive an OSHA 10-Hour Certification Card.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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