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CARP 050H - Gang Forms/Columns

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 formwork types, applications and construction methods for gang and column forms using built and manufactured forming systems. Discussions will cover heavy timber gang forms and use of taper ties, bracing, and bulkhead tables. The course project will include gang and column formwork construction, assembly, and hardware using selected manufactured products. Related safety, math and print reading will be covered in this course.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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