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CARP 050A - Basic Commercial Framing

Unit(s): 1.50

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B

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 introduces students to the basic rake wall framing theory and commercial construction techniques and materials. Students use floor plan interpretation for job planning, design recognition, and determining materials. Students lay out and detail wall plates for locating basic rake wall components and door openings typically found in commercial construction applications. Instruction includes measuring skills, mathematical principles, wall assembly and installation procedures, and details about 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.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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