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CARP 050A - Basic Commercial 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 the basic rake wall framing theory and commercial construction techniques and materials. Floor plan interpretation will be used by students for job planning, design recognition, and to determine materials. Students will layout and detail wall plates for locating basic rake wall components and door openings typically found in commercial construction applications. Instruction will include measuring skills, mathematical principles, wall assembly and installation procedures and detail on how structural connections are made.

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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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