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CARP 040I - Basic Roof Framing

Unit(s): 1.5

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 020 or MATH 020C or appropriate placement

This course is designed to meet the needs of Indentured Apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry by providing an introduction to basic gable roof framing, terminology, characteristics and construction methods. Students will interpret print views and drawing elevations for job planning, and to determine rafter systems and layout details. Basic rise, run, rafter angles and length calculations will be practiced. Framed wall construction will be incorporated to facilitate the gable roof assembly techniques and installation procedures that are the focus of this course.

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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.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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