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CARP 060I - Hand/Power Tool Usage

Unit(s): 1.50

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 the proper selection, safe use, and maintenance of both hand and power tools. Students learn to distinguish conditions when the use of hand and power tools are appropriate alternatives to stationary saws and equipment. Discussions help students identify key tool features, accessories, and tasks that can be performed using a variety of methods and techniques. Practical exercises focus on various saw types, hand planes, and handheld drills.

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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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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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