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CAT 1821 NCCER Carpentry Level 1A

Orientation to the carpentry trade, introduction to building materials, description and use of hand and power tools, and techniques for reading and using construction drawings based on NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) core curriculum. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Course Outcomes
  • Use of NCCER core curriculum for Ohio Valley Associated Builders and Contractors students.
  • Review the history of the trade, career opportunities, and trade safety.
  • Introduction to building materials including fasteners and adhesives, and methods of squaring a building.
  • Description of hand and power tools, emphasizing safety and proper operation, and care and use.
  • Techniques for reading and using construction drawings and specs, and introduction to quantity takeoffs.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Civil Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: Yes
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term