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. Students learn the skills required to construct elevated platforms that span a large area, with emphasis placed on the importance of verifying that the first bay is plumb, level, and square at the same time practices for attaching and aligning multi-bay scaffolds in both width and length directions are explained. Students access various methods of distributing platform loads, employ proper procedures to elevate each row of bays to maintain a uniform and level platform, and use presented techniques to erect multiple connected and non-connected scaffold bays to industry standards.
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