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CARP 070D - Basic Suspended Scaffold

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 the basic techniques and procedures used to install suspended scaffolds. The terminology and use of scaffold components in cable (wire rope) suspended configurations will be the focus of this training. Additional topics will include anchorage systems, structural supports, hoists and suspension devices. Students will form eyes in wire rope using proper clamping techniques. Safety hazards and increased fall protection measures will be taken as students follow design plans to construct cable suspended scaffold.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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