Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory:READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 070 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. The course covers bridge design and construction methods and procedures, and takes up exterior and interior girders, edge forms, bulkheads, and hinge forms. Discussion topics include job-built and precast formwork methods. Students construct bridge and deck formwork using job-built forming methods, with a formwork project that includes panel construction, assembly, and hardware installation tasks. Related subjects including safety, math, and print reading are also covered in the training.
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