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CARP 060I - Hand/Power Tool Usage

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

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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