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Carpentry

Mr. Crosby


Instructor: 

Concentration: 1820 Carpentry

Program Brochure

Program Syllabus

Courses:

1842 Carpentry I
1843 Carpentry II
1844 Carpentry III
1845 Carpentry IV

Concentration Description:
The Carpentry concentration focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the carpentry industry. Learners will be exposed to a broad range of construction careers and foundation knowledge including basic safety; plan reading; use of tools and equipment; basic rigging; and how to employ positive work ethics in their careers. Students will have the opportunity to earn NCCER certification for each skill set mastered.

Course Descriptions:

1842 Carpentry I
This course introduces the student to the knowledge base and technical skills of the carpentry industry. Carpentry I begins with the NCCER Core curriculum which is a prerequisite to all Level I completions. The students will complete modules in Basic Safety; Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Hand Tools; Introduction to Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Rigging; Basic Communication Skills; Basic Employability Skills; and Introduction to Materials Handling. Students will then begin developing skill sets related to the fundamentals of Carpentry such as Orientation to the Trade; Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives; and Hand and Power Tools. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1843 Carpentry II
Carpentry II will continue to build student skill sets in areas such as Reading Plans and Elevations; Floor Systems, Wall and Ceiling Framing; Roof Framing; Introduction to Concrete, Reinforcing Materials, and Forms; Windows and Exterior Doors; Basic Stair Layout. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1844 Carpentry III
Carpentry III will continue to build student skill sets in areas of Commercial Drawings; Roofing Applications; Thermal and Moisture Protection; and Exterior Finishing. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1845 Carpentry IV
Carpentry IV will continue to build student skill sets in areas of Cold-Formed Steel Framing; Drywall Installation; Drywall Finishing; Doors and Door Hardware; Suspended Ceilings; Window, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim; Cabinet Installation; and Cabinet Fabrication. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

Available Certifications

• ABC
• AGCR
• AGCC

 

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