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CARP 050D - Basic Stairs

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 stair framing theory, terminology and construction techniques. Students will interpret floor plans and drawing elevations for job planning and to layout and detail stair stringers. Methods for calculating the number of stairs, landing height, stair threads and riser dimensions will be presented and practiced. Instruction will include measuring skills, mathematical principles, stair and handrail fabrication, assembly and installation.

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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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