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 introducing the skills required to construct elevated platforms that span a large area. The importance of verifying that the first bay is plumb, level and square will be stressed. The practices for attaching and aligning multi-bay scaffolds in both width and length directions will be explained. Students will access various methods of distributing platform loads. The students will employ proper procedures to elevate each row of bays to maintain a uniform and level platform. Students will use the techniques presented 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